Real Estate

These Two Industries Lead the Commercial Lending Market

By |2018-07-27T15:10:13+00:00July 5th, 2018|

Multifamily and industrial loan seekers are more likely to receive a loan than other type of commercial project thanks to California's high demand for these spaces. There is a housing shortage and an e-commerce boom in southern California so strong [...]

Los Angeles a Hot Commodity for Investment Development

By |2018-08-01T13:08:02+00:00June 4th, 2018|

Adding up all of the snares coming developers’ way from uncertain tax and regulatory policies, housing shortages, slow new construction, to several unpredictable wildfires and hurricanes, commercial development experienced somewhat of a shake up over the last year. Yet, according [...]

Surprise! Office Development Rising in Los Angeles

By |2018-06-21T23:40:43+00:00May 10th, 2018|

News that tech startups and residents alike have been moving out of Southern California due to rising prices is missing a big development – surprise! It’s office development on the rise in L.A. Office construction is picking up across the [...]

Real Estate Agents Predict Continued Multifamily, Industrial Growth in Los Angeles

By |2018-06-19T16:02:46+00:00April 10th, 2018|

Shine the spotlight on Los Angeles because the market fundamentals are hot! Insiders know about tight the supply in the housing market as the metropolitan population keeps growing. That same population expansion influences commercial real estate submarkets like multifamily and [...]

How Location Data is Improving Real Estate Development

By |2018-06-19T15:50:55+00:00April 5th, 2018|

Developers have always done their best to predict the up-and-coming neighborhoods ripe for getting in on the ground floor. Today finding new investment properties ready for development is less of a mystic art and more science. New data sources and [...]

6 Things CRE Investors Should Know About Self Storage Opportunities

By |2018-06-19T15:49:25+00:00March 21st, 2018|

Other commercial real estate submarkets tend to get flashy headlines and press coverage. Take warehousing, whose strong growth is the talk of real estate investors. However, savvy investors are taking more notice of one particular industrial submarket: self-storage. Its investment [...]

E-Commerce is Changing the Industrial Sector

By |2018-06-19T15:46:47+00:00March 20th, 2018|

The news frequently covers the ongoing retail market disruption. Numerous well-known retailers have shuttered doors due to online shopping competition. However, e-commerce’s impact goes beyond outlet centers and shopping malls. Increased e-commerce demands are driving low vacancy rates and higher [...]

How a Mini-Perm Helps Developers Seize Opportunities

By |2018-06-19T15:39:02+00:00March 1st, 2018|

A Mini-Permanent (mini-perm) loan is a type of commercial real estate loan that typically has a term between 3 to 5 years. Typically, a mini-perm is used to pay off a construction loan and fills in the gap until longer-term funding can [...]

The Luxury Fix-and-Flip Dilemma: Renovate or Rebuild?

By |2018-06-19T14:53:10+00:00February 25th, 2018|

Some luxury estates built pre-2000s need renovation to match contemporary home buyer needs with the neighborhood’s price point. With other dated properties, it may be more cost-efficient to demolish the existing structure and rebuild. It’s not uncommon in some luxury [...]

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