Monthly Archives: June 2015

Borrowers: Important considerations for debt capital decisions in 2015 and 2016

Guest post by Susan Branscome, NorthMarq Capital Commercial real estate and multi-family property owners manage all kinds of risks owning properties: tenants, municipality regulations, operating expenses and capital expenses. One of the biggest risks in managing a portfolio of properties … Continue reading

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Grandbridge Real Estate Capital’s Kegg: Financing deals coming at a faster clip

by Dan Rafter Craig Kegg, senior vice president and office manager with the Columbus office of Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, says that his office is seeing an ever-increasing number of financing requests. Consider it yet another sign that the commercial … Continue reading

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YardiMatrix: Average apartment rents rising rapidly

by Dan Rafter The multifamily market is showing no signs of slowing down, at least according to the latest data provided by YardiMatrix. That’s good news for landlord, but not the best for tenants struggling to find affordable apartment units. … Continue reading

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Michigan metro areas becoming friendlier to walkers — but there’s still a long way to go

by Dan Rafter Landlords trying to attract tenants to their buildings are increasingly focusing on how walkable their surrounding communities are. Consumers who are renting because they want to — not because they can’t buy a home — want to … Continue reading

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Powered by industry vets, St. Louis’ Selequity ready to make its mark in real estate crowdfunding arena

by Dan Rafter There’s a reason why real estate crowdfunding platforms generate so much attention: Real estate is a proven investment. And until recently, it was out of the reach of most investors. That is changing. St. Louis-based Selequity is … Continue reading

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OneVillage Partners — with a big assist from Twin Cities CRE community — making a big impact in Sierra Leone

by Dan Rafter Before he ever made his mark in Minneapolis’ commercial real estate industry, Jeff Hall seved in the Peace Corps in Sierra Leone in Africa. Hall lived in Sierra Leone in the late 1980s for two years, spending … Continue reading

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Sansone Group’s Kornfeld: Consumers are shopping again

by Dan Rafter Mark Kornfeld, senior associate for  retail and new development for St. Louis’ Sansone Group, has some good news: Consumers are more confident today. Because of this, they’re heading back to strip centers and grocery stores. Kornfeld recently … Continue reading

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