Commercial & Multifamily Real Estate Investment and Development Resources

Commercial Real Estate Outlook 2019 - IRR Viewpoint 2019

IRR Viewpoint 2019 – Real Estate Research Roundup

IRR’s annual Viewpoint publication is perennial required reading, produced by one of the largest appraisal firms in the United States.

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Opportunity Zones and Real Estate Offer Significant Tax Benefits through Incentives

New Tax Benefits are a Hot Topic, but Questions Remain

New tax incentives could catalyze billions of dollars in development and investment in 8,700 federally designated Opportunity Zones across the U.S. The question, observers say, is how the program will actually work: While some investors and developers are forging ahead with projects in these low-income areas, others aim to wait until regulators clarify the rules.

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CAM Reconciliation: Deadlines Loom Large

CAM Reconciliation Deadlines Loom Large

A sinking feeling hits many people this time of year as tax time creeps closer. But for landlords in retail real estate, it can be a bit of a double-whammy: Not only are their taxes due, but the deadline for…

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Opportunity Zones Development Risk

Opportunity Zones Development: HQ2 as a Cautionary Tale

Amazon’s announcement that it plans to pull the plug on HQ2 in New York is a cautionary tale for Opportunity Zone investors. Amazon justified its about-face by citing fierce opposition from what The New York Times described as “a group of…

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Deloitte Real Estate Outlook 2019

Deloitte: Real Estate Outlook 2019 – Real Estate Research Roundup

IRR’s annual Viewpoint publication is perennial required reading, produced by one of the largest appraisal firms in the United States.

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Tech Office Tenants

Tech Office Tenants: New Powerhouse or Risky Revenue?

Should office investors be wary of tech office tenants adding sector risk to their rent rolls? The tech industry has become a powerful engine driving demand for office space in markets across the country from Silicon Valley to the emerging…

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Real Estate Industry Submits Opportunity Zone Comments to Treasury and IRS - CREModels.com

Qualified Opportunity Funds: The Real Estate Industry Weighs In

While the government shutdown is holding up the public hearing, we feel it may be instructive to continue to dig into the comment letters submitted on the proposed Qualified Opportunity Zone legislation. One early takeaway was that several real estate…

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Densification - Retail Rebirth?

Densification: Retail Investors Double Down on Density

Retail is by no means out of the woods in its battle with Amazon and other online retailers. 2019 kicked off with more Sears stores closings in the wake of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Despite a last ditch buyout…

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LIBOR Replacements in Real Estate

LIBOR Replacements in Real Estate: Introducing SOFR

U.S. banks lay the groundwork for the successor to LIBOR, replacements emerge for the real estate industry. Since the mid-1980s, the London Interbank Offered Rate, better known as LIBOR, has been the reference on which most floating-rate loans—an estimated $300…

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