Private Lending hiccups

Japan and several of European countries around the globe got sucked into the negative yield vortex – interests rates dipped into negative territory. Depositors over there are paying financial institutions to safe-keep their money. Faced with inflated prices across asset categories, good deals in commercial real estate are harder and longer to come by these…

real estate syndication investing strategies

The 4 main investment strategies: Core, Core-Plus (Part 1)

1. Core: Core real estates generally employ no to low leverage (0-40%), consist of low-risk/low-return assets, earning premium return above that on the NCREIF Index with a meaningful current income component.  These assets are often located in gateway, primary cities (e.g. NYC, L.A., Washington DC, London, Hong Kong, etc), are newly-built, fully stabilized, either fully…