Private Equity Bountiful for CRE 

By: Ellen Rand, freelance writer and former contributing editor, Development Winter 2014

With an abundance of dry powder to deploy, confidence in improving real estate fundamentals and a wider net being cast in search of investment opportunities, private equity real estate fund managers may be closing in on a banner year and looking ahead to a more active 2015.

EB 5 Development and Target Employment Areas 

By: Eric McAllister, partner, Miller, Morton, Caillat & Nevis LLP in San Jose, Calif. Associate Jordan Ryan contributed to this article when he was with Miller, Morton, Caillat & Nevis LLP. Winter 2014

Developers have established target employment zones in downtown Manhattan and other major real estate markets, responding to the interest of EB-5 investors looking for safe markets in which to invest.

Financing Unstabilized and Distressed CRE 

By: Jerry Dunn, president and CEO, A10 Capital Winter 2014

Contrarian thinking during the economic downturn has resulted in a new, thriving company.

REITs Expand Beyond Real Estate 

By: Michael Reyen, associate; Sujata Yalamanchili, partner; and Nicholas Pusateri, law clerk, Hodgson Russ LLP Winter 2014

Two recent decisions by the Internal Revenue Service and new regulations proposed by the IRS and the U.S. Treasury Department are generating much buzz within the real estate industry.