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The Consequences Of Too Many Land-Use Restrictions

As a regular reader of our social media posts, you probably have noticed that we have been focusing lately on the negative effects of heavy land-use restrictions in closed access cities and it seems like the idea is starting the get some traction in the mainstream. Even the Nobel Prize winner, Paul Krugman, typically in favor of […]

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Institutionalize Me Please

Over the course of the past 10+ years, there has been a prevalent shift slowly occurring within our industry that seems to be near its final stage with no reversal in sight…..the institutionalization of real estate.  Unfortunately, this reality at times comes at the expense of the entrepreneurial developer/operator who historically made up the real […]

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How CRE’s Capital Structure is Changing

IRVINE, CA—The traditional demarcation line between debt and equity is becoming less clear for a variety of reasons, Landmark Capital Advisors’ president and managing director David Kidder tells GlobeSt.com. With Landmark’s director of business development Tom Farrell preparing to moderate a panel on the blurred lines of the capital stack during the National Real Estate […]

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Can Buyers Afford Homes in Good School Districts?

 IRVINE, CA—Builders can look for opportunities to build more starter homes or condos in neighborhoods in good school districts, understanding that they can get a premium for those homes, RealtyTrac’s VP Daren Blomquist tells GlobeSt.com. As we recently reported, well more than half of all zip codes that include one good school are in places that are unaffordable […]

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