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Landmark Links – Merry Christmas (and a Happy New Year)

  Landmark Links is going to be taking a bit of a break the last couple of weeks of 2017 with Christmas and New Year’s coming up.  If anything truly fascinating happens I’ll probably end up posting something (Bitcoin going to $50k… or $0, something unforeseen in the tax bill or an all-time great Florida […]

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Landmark Links December 15th – Back Up the Truck

  Lead Story….  I’m fairly certain that cocktail party investment banter has been a thing for as long as cocktail parties have.  Around ninety percent of the time it’s fairly innocuous and not all that focused on any one asset class in particular – “so and so put his kid through college by investing in […]

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Landmark Links December 12th – Schadenfreude

  Lead Story…. If I were asked to create the ideal commercial real estate investment vehicle for the general public, it would be transparently priced, have a strong liquidity profile and a low fee structure.  The non-traded REIT, which is basically everything that I wrote in the preceding sentence, just the opposite is possibly the […]

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Landmark Links December 8th – Scare Tactics

  Lead Story… Pretty much every major industry group in the US today has some sort of advocacy arm that puts out PR statements on it’s behalf.  These statements often run the spectrum from self-serving at best to disingenuous at worst.  The National Association of Realtors is no different and has built one of the […]

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How The Feds’ Tax Plan Could Impact Prop. 13

NEWPORT BEACH, CA—Some experts say the plan passed by the House earlier this month was carefully constructed to penalize Americans who live in Democratic-leaning states including California, Landmark Capital Advisors’ managing director Adam Deermount tells GlobeSt.com. We spoke with Deermount about the proposed tax plan, how it would affect homeowners and what would happen to Prop. 13 if […]

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Successful Transaction: $11,000,000 Cash-Out Refinance

Landmark Capital is pleased to announce the successful closing of an $11MM cash-out refinance for two mixed-use centers with prime locations in Seal Beach, CA.  Landmark Capital was instrumental in identifying a lender who could provide competitive pricing for the requested proceeds and close on an aggressive timeline.  

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Landmark Links December 5th – Plant Lives Matter

  Lead Story… Every now and then I come an article that perfectly encapsulates the absurdity of today’s land use politics – especially in California – and their toxic influence on the housing affordability crisis.  Conor Dougherty of the New York Times wrote one such article last week (h/t Senet Bischoff).  The story was about […]

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Landmark Links December 1st – Pump You Up

  Lead Story…. Over the past few months, I’ve written several times about how restaurants have come to be viewed as a savior of American retail.  I’ve also pointed out why I think this will end poorly as restaurants are getting overbuilt and facing labor and rental cost pressures in addition to pressures from delivery […]

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