James Flynn, CEO of Hunt Real Estate Capital and ORIX Real Estate Capital, spoke with Randy Shearin of France Media in a brief interview to give insight on what lenders think about debt and equity during the COVID-19 pandemic, industry flexibility and pivoting operations with an eye towards what assets are most likely to recover quickly after the crisis. Flynn talks not only about how the pandemic has changed business as usual for lenders, but also Orix’s acquisition of Hunt Real Estate and the need to transition as a business in the midst of global change.
Listen to this interview. Topics discussed by James Flynn and Randy Shearin include:
- Mergers and uniting platforms/organizations in a time when tech is paramount
- Deal closing/lending: before, during and after COVID-19
- Sectors/asset classes of interest to lenders
Hear how lenders are approaching the coronavirus pandemic crisis and what’s ahead for the lending industry.
Q&A sponsor: Hunt Real Estate Capital, a division of ORIX Real Estate Capital, is a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the U.S. The company finances all types of commercial real estate: multifamily properties (including small balance), affordable housing, office, retail, manufactured housing, healthcare/senior living, industrial and self-storage facilities. It offers Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA in addition to its own proprietary loan products.