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Q&A: What Continental Partners’ Mitch Paskover Likes About PDX

November 21, 2018

Q&A: What Continental Partners’ Mitch Paskover Likes About PDX Connect Commercial Real Estate: Dennis Kaiser Trion Properties recently acquired multiple multifamily properties in the greater Portland area, which has made it the most active buyer in the market. Securing competitive financing has been a critical component in buying those assets. That’s where Continental Partners fits…

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How much do house flippers make selling in LA?

November 20, 2018

How much do house flippers make selling in LA? Curbed Los Angeles: Elijah Chiland Over the last four years, Los Angeles house flippers have netted profits well in excess of $100,000, according to a new report from LendingHome. That high total shows why quick buying and selling is popular with many local real estate investors.…

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Real Estate for the Long Run

November 20, 2018

Real Estate for the Long Run Commercial Property Executive: Dr. Peter Linneman Our scenario for solid returns over the next decade revolves around two factors: the ability to lock in debt at interest rates that provide attractive debt service coverage by historical standards, and the fact that history indicates that even if you purchased at…

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Navigating the New Opportunity Zones

November 20, 2018

Navigating the New Opportunity Zones Commercial Property Executive: Alexandra Pacurar “So far, the regulations have provided a balanced and reasonable regulatory framework for the opportunity zone program to be successful and allow private capital to fund local infrastructure and local projects that are in need of capital,” said Derek Uldricks, president of Virtua Capital Management—overseeing…

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The Fall of RealtyShares: Four Lessons Learned

November 20, 2018

The Fall of RealtyShares: Four Lessons Learned REJournals: Adam Gower The collapse of RealtyShares has sent shock waves through the nascent online real estate syndication industry—colloquially known as real estate “crowdfunding”—but there are both reasons for optimism and lessons to be learned. The failure of RealtyShares is not an indictment of the premise upon which…

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Real Estate Crowdfunding Pros Respond to RealtyShares’ Troubles

November 19, 2018

Real Estate Crowdfunding Pros Respond to RealtyShares’ Troubles National Real Estate Investor (NREI) Online: John Egan The crumbling of commercial real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares undoubtedly rattled some of its investors. But executives with RealtyShares competitors say this setback doesn’t represent an industry earthquake and shouldn’t shake investors’ confidence in the sector. RealtyShares, which as…

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Growth Of The Online Real Estate Investment Industry

November 19, 2018

Growth Of The Online Real Estate Investment Industry Value Walk: Jacob Wolinsky The past few years have seen the growth of the online real estate investment industry, with several players getting significant VC and institutional backing. But earlier this month, The Real Deal reported that one of the early pioneers in the space – RealtyShares…

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Trion Double Downs at Pacific Design Center With 10K SF Lease

November 16, 2018

Trion Double Downs at Pacific Design Center With 10K SF Lease Commercial Observer: Alison Stateman Trion Properties has signed on for 10,000 square feet of office space at the Pacific Design Center’s Green Building, Commercial Observer has learned. The private equity investment company, which acquires opportunistic real estate investments in select West Coast markets, is a…

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Amazon: Fundrise Allows You to Invest in Property Near Amazon’s DC Headquarters with New eFund

November 15, 2018

Amazon: Fundrise Allows You to Invest in Property Near Amazon’s DC Headquarters with New eFund Crowdfund Insider: JD Alois Real estate investment platform Fundrise says it has been quietly accumulating property near the area Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has just announced they will be establishing a new headquarters. Amazon’s east coast headquarters will create a huge economic…

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RealtyShares Starting to Crumble After Lack of Venture Capital

November 15, 2018

RealtyShares Starting to Crumble After Lack of Venture Capital Born2Invest: Sharon Harris Crowdfunding has become a crucial practice in the startup industry and it has helped launch the likes of the Pebble Smartwatch, Exploding Kittens trading card game and many more. This form of fundraising is not always about success stories though as there are…

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Millennials Will Continue to Fuel U.S. Apartment Demand

November 14, 2018

Millennials Will Continue to Fuel U.S. Apartment Demand Institutional Real Estate, Inc: Andrea Zander TH Real Estate believes MiMis, or millennials, will continue to drive demand for U.S. apartments in the coming decade. In the coming decade, the younger millennials could reshape apartment markets in cities such as Charleston, S.C., and Orlando, Fla., if, as…

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End of Boom-Times: The Impact of a Looming Slowdown in the Multifamily Market

November 14, 2018

End of Boom-Times: The Impact of a Looming Slowdown in the Multifamily Market The Real Deal: Kathryn Brenzel A decade-long apartment boom may be coming to an end. Federal data shows that multifamily building permits have declined every month since March, suggesting that apartment construction could slow in the next two years, the Wall Street…

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