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

cmbs market rises from the ashes

High-Octane Leverage is Back!

By David Repka High-Octane Leverage is Back! We are seeing commercial real estate (CRE) lending transactions getting quoted and funded at a blend of rate and terms that were not even possible in the Glory Days of 2005-2006! Capital is loose Read More

What is “Promotable Preferred Equity”?

By David Repka What is “Promotable Preferred Equity”? Short answer: it is how real estate developers get rich!   Long answer: It is a way that real estate developers earn entrepreneurial profits above and beyond the returns generated from their 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

How Does My Funding Request Get to the Top of an Investor’s Stack of Potential Deals?

By David D. Repka, Co-Founder of Bison Financial Group For better or worse the free & flattening power of the Internet has forever changed how the “deal game (1)” is played. The Internet is a terrific way to share massive 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

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

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