New Home Construction Shows Greatest Increase Since Recession

Remember back in the spring, when the pandemic was just making its presence felt? Many of us thought that this would put the housing market on hold, or – at the very least – depress prices. We couldn’t imagine marketing homes in the middle of a pandemic, much less entering into a contract to build […]

Add Real Estate Debt Funds To Your Private Investment Portfolio

Why Real Estate Debt Funds Should Be Part of Your Investment Portfolio Real estate debt funds are relatively new players in the investment field, having blossomed in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. Traditionally, investors have been recommended to look at a blend of investments, including equities, with a view to realizing capital growth […]

Real Estate Debt Funds: An Investor’s Guide to Higher Returns with Less Risk

An Investor’s Guide to Real Estate Debt Funds  Real estate debt funds first emerged in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, providing an efficient way to connect lenders with developers needing short-term capital for a range of commercial real estate projects. Following the crisis, traditional lenders tightened regulations and liquidity requirements for borrowers. Banks […]

SEC Amendments Widen Access to Lucrative Private Markets for Investors

New amendments from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will expand the pool of eligible investors available for private offerings, benefiting both would-be investors and companies looking to raise capital. Towards the end of last year, the SEC proposed amendments to its definition of “accredited investor” in Securities Act Rules 215 and 501(a), and to […]

Commercial Real Estate Tax Breaks Under CARES Act

Tax Breaks Offer Relief for Commercial Real Estate Owners Needing to Repurpose or Reconfigure Existing Space to Accommodate Social Distancing The current crisis is forcing many rapid changes to be made in the use of commercial real estate space – at considerable expense. Now, there is at least some good news for those struggling with […]