Tag: <span>#commercialrealestate</span>

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THE FED IS JUST THE TIP

  Perhaps a better question isn’t when will they drop or raise the rate again, or by how much, but rather why will they do either, or consciously decide to do nothing.   The by-now-well-known (accepted) reason is to support the stock market, of course. But that’s old hat – everybody knows that, and as...

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HOW LONG CAN IT LAST?

And what would “it” be, we query? Why “the cycle” of course. Pick your cycle of choice: the economic cycle, the credit cycle, the business cycle, the stock market cycle, the labor cycle, etc.While these, plus others, are loosely sequenced, they are by no means coincidental. Our cycle of greatest consideration at Counsel Mortgage is...

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FINANCING THE RETAIL ASSET

From a financing perspective, the retail sector continues to be challenged, but there are good gems to be acquired too. From a lender’s perspective, there are particular challenges to retail deals getting done: • lease roll overs, • expiring leases with no backfill identified, • downward pressure on retailer credit, • lack of transparency on retail...