Development Magazine Spring 2011

Finance

Finance

At a Crossroads: Loan Sales, Modifications Growing as Markets Stabilize 

The long road to clarity and price discovery may seem a little shorter than it was in the darker days of the recession, as momentum in loan sales and modifications is building. This activity also proves the old adage that one person’s distress is another’s opportunity.

From the Archives: Finance Articles from the Previous Issue

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First Look - Show Me the Money 

With traditional sources of capital constrained or unavailable, a government program called EB-5 is attracting interest from commercial real estate developers. Many have chosen to form regional centers to attract foreign investors willing to invest $500,000 for the opportunity to obtain temporary, then permanent visas.

Finance

The Advantages of BTS Financing 

Why is build-to-suit financing relevant now? The answer is pretty basic. “The days of speculative building are done,” she said. “There’s less demand and financing is gone.”