How Does an Entrepreneurial Real Estate Investor Compete in 2014?

By David Repka Investors of every risk profile have returned to the commercial real estate marketplace looking for compelling, risk adjusted investment opportunities. 2014 will go down in history as the year “normalcy” returned to the marketplace. The increase in competition Read More

Did Bison Just Set a Record for Loan Proceeds Per Square Foot on a Florida Retail Property?

Bison Financial Group, based in St. Petersburg, FL, has arranged a loan at what is quite possibly the highest loan proceeds per square foot on an unanchored retail shopping center achieved in Florida since the financial meltdown of 2008 . Read More

When “Pass the Hat” No Longer Works for Raising Equity

If you’ve been a real estate investor / developer for any length of time (combined 45 years for the Repka brothers), you certainly know how to “pass the hat” to pitch your deals at the local Country Club, Yacht Club, Read More

Your Rolodex is More Important Than Your Personal Financial Statement

By David Repka, Co-Founder Bison Financial Group Let’s face it, the last few years have been astonishingly difficult for anyone in the “dealmaking game” as fear, uncertainty and doubt have crept into the capital markets driving reliable sources of capital Read More

Construction Funds Available Now

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Bison Financial Group headquartered here launches their ambitious “Nexus Funding Platform” aimed at bringing liquidity to the commercial real estate market and bringing jobs back to our communities. According to David Repka, Co-Founder of Bison, “Over Read More

CMBS 2.0: Crack is back!

I have been contacted by more lenders in the past 30 days than in the past 30 months… combined. I’m especially excited about the return of the CMBS marketplace. Get ready for the return of cheap, plentiful, non-recourse capital to Read More

Need to close by year end? Running out of time?

As another year is coming to a close many lenders and institutional investors want to clean up their balance sheets going into 2015. Bison Financial Group has a track record of closing transactions in 4, 8 & 11 days from first Read More