Bison Believes in the ABC’s

By Jared Repka ‘A’ is for Apartments. ‘B’ is for Buy Them Now. ‘C’ is for Cheap Money. It’s time to dust off the old school books and remember our lessons from nearly half a lifetime ago; that buying multifamily Read More

Family Office of Billionaire Needs Immediate Investment Opportunities

A buddy of mine was a “private banker” for a long time… one of his clients was the Family Office of a self-made Billionaire. Recently, he was head-hunted to be their in-house acquisitions guy looking for commercial real estate investment opportunities Read More

Is Land Still a “Four Letter Word”?

In October of 2008 I wrote a white paper called, Grave Dancing for Fun & Profit in the Financial Apocalypse of 2008 and Beyond . One of my predictions was The Death of Land calling land: “… the ultimate four-letter Read More

Real Estate Premium Near Record to U.S. Bonds – This Signals Time to Buy Investment Real Estate

(Bloomberg) U.S. commercial real estate yields are near the highest level relative to Treasury bonds on record, a signal to some investors it’s time to buy property. Capitalization rates, a measure of real estate yields, averaged 7.22 percent in the Read More

Office Job Growth Spurs Positive Net Absorption; Office Vacancy Rates Have Peaked with Some Markets Even Seeing Increases in Average Rent

By Mark Heschmeyer on CoStar Fundamentals in U.S. office markets appear to have stabilized and are headed toward an expected recovery, according to CoStar Group in its The State of the U.S. Office Market: Mid-Year 2010 Review & Forecast. In Read More