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Landmark Links February 26th – Anchors Away

  Lead Story… The traditional suburban American mall continues it’s fade into irrelevance, hit hard by both e-commerce and gentrification in urban cores.  Department stores are vacating in droves, leaving large empty spaces that are extremely difficult to re-tenant and a lack of foot traffic that challenges the viability of smaller, impulse purchase based tenants. […]

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$9.0 Million JV Equity Transaction for Phase I of a 283-Acre Project in Camas, WA

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 24, 2016 — Landmark Capital Advisors, a real estate capital advisory firm disciplined in structured finance and private equity, announced a successful $9.0 million equity capital raise for Phase 1 of the Green Mountain Master Plan Community in Camas, Washington, a suburb of Portland. Proceeds will be used to finance acquisition and […]

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Landmark Capital Closes $9,000,000 JV Equity Capitalization

Landmark Capital Advisors is pleased to announce a successful JV equity capital raise for phase I of the Green Mountain master planned community in Camas, WA, a suburb of Portland, OR. Proceeds will be used to finance the acquisition and development of approximately 51 acres approved for 201 single-family lots. The overall master planned community is […]

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Landmark Links February 23rd – Don’t Look Down

  Lead Story….. Venture capital funding is waning in Silicon Valley forcing companies to make absurd promises (like issuing more shares to investors if a company  at IPO if an investment doesn’t achieve a minimum return threshold) or taking on debt to cover high burn rates in a last ditch effort to preserve stratospheric valuations.  All the […]

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Landmark Links February 19th – Competitive Disadvantage

  Lead Story…. Now that there are few foreclosures left to purchase, all-cash investors have set their sights on lower-priced single family homes, inadvertently crowding out first-time home buyers in the process.  This sort of low-supply-driven dynamic is problematic in two ways: 1) We are in a growing affordability crisis in the coastal areas and most new for-sale communities are higher […]

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Landmark Links February 16th – Free Fallin’

  Lead Story… Mortgage rates have plunged since the Federal Reserve increased short term interest rates in December.  What happened is relatively simple: when short term rates rose, the value of the dollar rose as well, meaning that assets denominated in dollars (think mortgage bonds and long to intermediate term treasuries) became more valuable.  At the […]

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Landmark Links February 12th -Going in Reverse?

  Lead Story…. We’ve been hearing about the inevitability of rising interest rates since the beginning of the financial crisis.  However, the yield on the US 10-Year Treasury has dropped like a rock since the Fed hiked short term rates at it’s December meeting.  It is currently down nearly 27% since the announcement.  In other encouraging news, the yield […]

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Landmark Capital Closes $5,100,000 Non-Recourse DST Financing

Landmark Capital Advisors is pleased to announce the successful closing of a non-recourse permanent loan to acquire a portfolio of 3 industrial buildings totaling 86,800 SF of space in Central Florida.  Challenge of the assignment included: The transaction represented a single-tenant sale leaseback of three warehouse facilities from a privately held, unrated company to an acquiring entity […]

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Landmark Links February 9th – Pulling Forward

Lead Story…. The home ownership rate has ticked up slightly in recent months. The fact that this increase coincides with an uptick in low down payment FHA mortgages provides some evidence that such mortgages are helping to pull demand forward and enticing renters to become buyers earlier than they otherwise would. Economy It’s Complicated: The US […]

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Landmark Links February 5th – Bass Ackwards

  Lead Story… Historically, lower oil prices have been a positive for the global economy. However, this time around has been different since consumption in developing countries is more important to the global economy than ever before and those countries are highly reliant on oil revenue.  In other words, expect more turbulence.  See Also: The reaction in the US to lower energy […]

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