One way to reduce upfront costs during diligence is to determine whether a preferred equity provider can re-use existing third-party reports. Every provider will have specific guidelines that apply on a case-by-case basis, but sponsors may want..
Construction-related issues begin to take hold as COVID-19 tears through the nation. Construction delays from the stay at home orders (affecting permits) and global supply-chain constraints led to the lowest 1Q20 deliveries in nearly a decade in..
The multifamily industry has seen some minor effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the performance was better than expected after rent collections. Class C properties will be hit the hardest, as well as those markets that are travel and..
The 10-year Treasury Yield has declined to ~.5% after rising to 1.5% in late March. The bond market is beginning to function after a few weeks where spreads blew out and there was no liquidity in the marketplace. Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae..
Fears over COVID-19 have caused a flight to safety that has seen interest rates reach a record low. The economy as a whole stands well-positioned to handle a pandemic-induced shock with strong job creation and growth drivers, however, there is..