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Landmark Links July 28th – Gone Fishing

  Lead Story… Today, I want to get away from talking about real estate and spend a bit of time writing about something that I haven’t done a great job of lately – work / life balance.    To start with, I’ve always been a bit of a workaholic and have a tough time getting away […]

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$10,000,000 Bridge Loan Financing

Landmark Capital is pleased to announce the successful capitalization of Brandywine, a two building, 170,079 square foot industrial property in Chula Vista, CA.  Proceeds will be used for acquisition, leasing, and capital improvements in order to implement an active leasing strategy to maximize the asset’s potential. “The Team at Landmark Capital consistently goes above and […]

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Landmark Links July 25th – Full Speed Ahead

  Lead Story… It’s not much of a challenge to trace the genesis of much of California’s affordability crisis back to Prop 13.  Whether you love or hate the iconic ballot measure that resulted from a 1970s tax revolt, there is little doubt that it created a disincentive for residents to move which pushes a […]

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Landmark Links July 21st – Where is Everyone?

  Lead Story… I was talking with a client earlier this week about how long projects seem to be taking in the development world lately.  Across the board, we have found things moving a lot slower than they were just a couple of short years ago.  Lenders and capital partners are generally less aggressive than […]

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$6,070,000 Construction Loan Financing

Landmark Capital is pleased to announce the successful capitalization of Hyperion, a proposed 8-unit small lot detached development located in the highly desirable neighborhood of Silver Lake. This project was approved under the popular City of Los Angeles Small Lot Development Ordinance. Proceeds will be used to acquire the .34 acre site and construct the […]

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Landmark Links June 18th – Fake Out

  Lead Story… Since the end of the Great Recession, California’s cities have failed to produce anything close to the number of housing units needed to accommodate the state’s growing population.  The responses from cities has run the gamut from inaction at best and open hostility to new development at worst.  We are now dealing […]

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Landmark Links June 14 – Serious Modification Required

  Lead Story… In today’s economy, disruption seems to happen at an ever quickening pace.  However, as noted here previously, the real estate industry has been highly resistant to change.  Whether talking about Realtors and their 6% commissions or the construction industry’s lack of technological innovation, real estate has proven to be among the more difficult […]

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11 High-End Townhomes

Landmark Capital is pleased to announce the successful acquisition financing of Analisa Lane, a 1-acre site in Walnut Creek, CA. Proceeds will be used to build 11 high-end townhomes. CHALLENGES The total equity amount of $2.6 million was too small for most investment groups. Furthermore, many potential investors were reluctant to invest in a high-end […]

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What The Whole Foods Sale Means For The Grocery Sector?

Deermount: “This feels a bit like the beginning of the end for a lot of legacy players caught in between the two giants.” NEWPORT BEACH, CA—Amazon’s recent acquisition of Whole Foods sets the stage for a battle between the e-commerce giant and Walmart for supremacy in the grocery space, Landmark Capital Advisors’ managing director Adam Deermount tells GlobeSt.com. As huge of a player as Amazon […]

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Landmark Links July 11th – Sitting This One Out

  Lead Story….  Landmark Links is back this week after a much needed break.  I spent the week before last at the Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) in San Diego and wanted to share a few observations.  PCBC is the premier residential home building and development conference on the west coast.  Attendance appeared to be […]

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