HOW DEVELOPERS CAN KEEP PROJECTS MOVING FORWARD DURING UNCERTAIN TIMES
October 20, 2020
There can be a silver lining for developers who tackle new obstacles and move projects forward during recessions. Stay focused and invest in enduring property types in good locations with strong demand-drivers.
NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN STUDENT HOUSING
October 2, 2020
The story goes that when Albert Einstein was questioned about a particularly challenging problem, he simply replied, "In the midst of every crisis lies great opportunity"
COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE: WHAT TO INVEST IN TODAY
September 28, 2020
What do you expect to see post-COVID-19? Take a close look at the investment risks and opportunities in commercial real estate that have emerged as a result of the global pandemic.
THERE'S STILL TIME TO INVEST IN QUALIFIED OPPORTUNITY ZONES
August 10, 2020
The IRS has extended a critical deadline for investments in Qualified Opportunity Zones until the end of the year, hoping to entice investors who have largely sat on their money during the global pandemic.
REIMAGING MULTIFAMILY SPACES IN THE COVID ERA
August 10, 2020
Designers must consider how people use private residential spaces as well as public shared spaces. In both settings, design and operational strategies can support healthier, more comfortable lifestyles as needs evolve.
WHY 2020 IS PRIMED FOR OPPORTUNITY ZONE INVESTMENTS
July 31, 2020
Amid all the bad news, there may be one bright spot this summer (and beyond) for investors: Opportunity Zones. New deadlines, growing momentum, and various market factors will converge to make such investments — and the positive social impact they bring — more attractive than ever.
STUDENT HOUSING TEST: Q&A WITH PIERCE EDUCATION PROPERTIES
July 23, 2020
A survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education regarding reopening plans for next semester, found over 84 percent of schools are still planning to open at least some portion of their classes to be either in-person courses or a hybrid mixture of online and in-person courses.
WHAT HAS COVID-19 MEANT FOR STUDENT HOUSING?
July 22, 2020
That threat has been on the minds of student housing investors for some time. But according to a recent CBRE State of the Student Housing Market roundtable, the challenges faced by investors in the space should be no match for the strong fundamentals that drew them to student housing in the first place.
ENHANCING OPPORTUNITY ZONE TAX SAVINGS WITH COST SEGREGATION
October 28, 2019
In certain situations, investors in Opportunity Zones can enhance their tax savings by also pursuing a Cost Segregation study, which may yield accelerated depreciation deductions by simply reclassifying real property assets as personal property.
COMMON MULTIFAMILY MYTHS DEBUNKED
September 11, 2019
Many perceptions of multifamily developments popping up in suburbia are negative. But do any of these negative perceptions actually hold water?
6 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THE NEW OPPORTUNITY ZONE REGULATIONS
April 26, 2019
Refinancing Distributions, Secondary Liquidity, Original Use, Depreciation Recapture, Opportunity Zone Businesses, Anti-abuse Rules
STUDENT HOUSING DEVELOPERS MULL OPPORTUNITY ZONES
March 5, 2019
How long term investors are using the valuable tax benefits in opportunity zones to increase their returns and incentivize economic development.