Development Magazine Summer 2014

Finance

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Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate: “The Spigot Is On” 

“They’ve all come to look for America,” sang Simon and Garfunkel back in the 1960s, and their lyrics continue to ring true. They — the Canadian, Chinese, Australian, European, Korean, Singaporean and Middle Eastern real estate investors — have been coming to America in ever-increasing numbers for the past couple of years. In an uncertain world, the U.S. commercial real estate market is the most sought-after on the planet because it is large, liquid and perceived as a safe haven for the long term.

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2014 Guide to Capital Connections 

Looking for Capital? Capital Connections - the NAIOP guide to financing lists dozens of firms around the country.

From the Archives: Finance Articles from the Previous Issue

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Interest Rate Impacts on Commercial Real Estate 

The capital markets environment over the past 18 months has been exceptional, given the abundance and low cost of capital. Capital has been reallocated from financial to hard assets, with commercial real estate receiving an increased percentage of investment resulting from foreign investors purchasing U.S. commercial real estate.

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Nuts and Bolts of Real Estate Joint Venture Partnerships 

With real estate markets across the country flexing their recovery muscles — and, in some cases, clearly booming — new cash is available for developers seeking joint venture (JV) partners to help finance their projects. But while this cash can make it easier to launch projects and attract high-quality tenants, developers need to pay close attention to the details of the partnership.