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 .
August 12, 2009 11:05 AM EDT ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ — Sales of existing single-family homes in Florida rose 23 percent in second quarter 2009 compared to the same period a year earlier, according to the latest housing statistics
The government hopes to restore lending via cheap financing. Skeptics say programs aimed at restarting the market haven’t worked yet. By Colin Barr, senior writer May 28, 2009: 3:48 AM ET NEW YORK (Fortune) — Bailout watchdogs have something new