Manufactured Housing Communities Garner Investor Interest

  Interest in affordable paths to homeownership and the growing popularity of lower density living are raising the profile of the manufactured housing option among American households and investors. At the same time, the government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are making concerted efforts to better serve this historically underfinanced market at both the individual homeowner and community levels.The combination of robust cash flow growth …

Webinar: Impact Investing: ESG/C-PACE/Brownfield Remediation

On June 29, France Media hosted the "Impact Investing: ESG/C-PACE/Brownfield Remediation" webinar, sponsored by Enhanced Capital. Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) investing is one of the biggest trends in commercial real estate finance, and the interest in this form of financing is only expected to accelerate.Michael Korengold, President & CEO, Enhanced Capital, explained the transformation of ESG over the past few years. "ESG became a consideration that certain …

Webinar: Health at the Core: Real Estate Redefines Its Value Proposition

On May 26, France Media hosted the "Health at the Core: Real Estate Redefines Its Value Proposition. And We ALL Benefit" webinar, sponsored by The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI). Panelists discussed what steps and metrics might be important to make those returning to offices, hotels, shopping malls, etc. feel safe and healthy. What can owners and operators do to adjust to a world where interior spaces suddenly have a new role — promoting wellness?Listen to a …

Webinar: Everything You Need to Know About the Single-Family Rental & Build-For-Rent Market

 On Apr. 7, France Media hosted the "Everything You Need to Know About the Single-Family Rental & Build-For-Rent Market" webinar, sponsored by Walker & Dunlop. The single-family rental (SFR) and build-for-rent (BFR) space has generated excitement throughout the commercial real estate world.This webinar brings together five expert panelists to answer the most pressing questions for this asset class: what to know about SFR and BFR verticals, issues and trends within the …

M&T Realty Capital Corp.: Seniors Housing Focuses on Occupancy Rebound

 Challenges abound for seniors housing: occupancies at historic lows, widespread outbreaks in 2020, steeply increased operating expenses all contribute to the industry difficulties Matt Pipitone, Seniors Housing Platform manager, M&T Realty Capital Corp., outlines when discussing the seniors housing outlook for 2021.When discussing this year and what needs to happen for the industry to recover, Pipitone explains, "The focus will be on the occupancy rebound. How much pent-up …

Envoy: Demand for Net Lease to Quickly Outpace Supply in 2021

 Ralph Cram, President of Envoy Net Lease Partners, LLC, is seeing dramatic change in the net lease space in 2021: in the past couple months he's seen cap rates with 25 to 35 basis point drops on active deals, increased 1031 exchange activity and robust interest in net-lease properties."What we've really seen in the last six months is the demand for investment-grade, net-lease properties has skyrocketed — partly because people aren't buying nonessential or …

NorthMarq: 2021 Capital Markets Environment

 NorthMarq executives recently connected with nearly 50 correspondent lenders and more than 150 debt experts in an effort to better understand the capital markets environment in 2021 and to share information about opportunities within the market.Jeff Erxleben, executive vice president and executive managing director, Debt & Equity, with NorthMarq, shares some of the insights from those conversations, and he discusses changes in the market, ranging from new loan programs by life …

TSB Capital Advisors: Student Housing Finance Versus Conventional Multifamily Finance

 Student housing lending faces a number of uncertainties as 2021 begins: agency policies affecting available sources of lending, the availability of distressed properties, special considerations for Tier 2 and 3 schools and the difficulties of obtaining construction and permanent financing under certain circumstances.Timothy S. Bradley, founder of TSB Capital Advisors and a principal of TSB Realty, explains his outlook on 2021 for the student housing industry, including …

Walker & Dunlop: SFR/BFR Rapidly Growing Option for Rental Spaces

 The strength of multifamily has been well solidified over the past few years, but a new contender in the rental market is making waves, according to Kris Mikkelsen, executive vice president, Walker & Dunlop Investment Sales. Single-family rental (SFR) and build-for-rent (BFR) spaces are growing increasingly popular.An SFR is a group of homes-for-rent pooled together for investment purposes BFR properties are purpose-built housing operated as SFR investments"SFR is …

TD Bank: Affordable Housing — Trends and Delays

 2020 was a year of job losses and difficulties for many. There was a great deal of need for affordable housing but also challenges for those seeking to provide it. Process delays caused by COVID-19 and slowdowns in funding hampered efforts to develop affordable housing, according to Gregg Gerken, Head of U.S. Commercial Real Estate with TD Bank. The question is: will the affordable housing and workforce housing ​ industry be better served by 2021?The problem of affordable …

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