The Fundamentals Reality: Weak Demand
We all know about fundamentals and supply and demand. But the supply and demand that many real estate investors seem to focus on today is capital. They count on more capital to make things better. They hope if capital comes back into the markets we can start doing more deals again, prices would increase in the augmented trading, and the cycle would ramp up. Bad deals transacted near the last market peak might have a chance, if they could be bailed out by appreciation.
NEW YORK CITY—Bearing the American Finance Trust name, the merged entity is a retail-focused REIT with an enterprise value of approximately $3.9 billion.
BOISE, ID—The new hire brings more than 35 years’ experience in commercial real estate finance to the middle-market loan provider.
NEWPORT BEACH, CA—A “forest for the trees” mentality, in addition to seeking yield for investors, is causing firms based in other markets to expand to the West Coast, creating more demand for talent in a tight market, RETS’ Kent Elliott tells GlobeSt.com.
Middle Market Digest
Here’s a look at this week's trends, announcements and deals that you may have missed in the country’s North West region.