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Lending Is key To Repurposing Commercial Property To Residential

I discussed in a BUILDER article on Tuesday how more re-purposing of obsolete suburban office and retail properties is needed but is politically challenging, often due to issues with reduction of municipal tax revenues that occur when a project goes from commercial to residential. A long-time client who has been successful in the re-purposing or […]

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After Libor, What’s Next?

NEWPORT BEACH, CA—On many levels, it was inevitable that Libor, a key interest-rate indicator, will be phased out, but where do we go after it exits in 2021? We spoke with Landmark Capital Advisors managing director Adam Deermount about what this means for the real estate industry and what lies ahead. GlobeSt.com: What’s your take on Libor and recent developments […]

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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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What Will Happen When Current Housing Dynamics Change?

NEWPORT BEACH, CA—We may be in the middle of the longest economic expansion in recorded history, with low supply and high demand for housing, but at some point, at least one of those dynamics will shift—and then what? Landmark Capital Advisors managing director Adam Deermount tells GlobeSt.com. We spoke with Deermount about the factors that could shift the housing supply/demand scenario, and […]

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Does Single-Family Fit Into A Dense L.A.?

LOS ANGELES—Density is coming to Los Angeles, but in a city known for its sprawl, how will single-family homes survive the shift toward density? The small lot ordinance—which was recently revised by a group of architects assembled by the city—has helped provide both density and single-family for-sale housing. Projects in this development niche have also […]

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Family Development Acquires Infill Site in W. Hollywood

Will build 24 single-family detached units smack in the middle of everything. Family Development, the home building partner of Advent Property Holdings, LLC. with offices in Palm Desert, Ca., has obtained $14.8 million in AD&C financing to acquire and develop an approximately 0.81-acre assemblage and construct 24 single-family detached units located at the southeast corner […]

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How The Residential And Multifamily Sectors Are Changing

How The Residential And Multifamily Sectors Are Changing NEWPORT BEACH, CA—The most relevant change in the residential and multifamily sectors is the level of sophistication that is now required, which calls for teams with individuals who contribute specialized knowledge and relationships, Land Advisors Organization’s David Kidder tells GlobeSt.com. Kidder was recently appointed president of LAO’s […]

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How AB199 Could Impact the Housing Sector

NEWPORT BEACH, CA—Those who build entry-level market-rate housing would be devastated by this bill, which would subject all residential projects built on private property to prevailing wage standards, Landmark’s Adam Deermount tells GlobeSt.com. Deermount: “This measure would make construction of housing much more expensive at a time when California can ill-afford it, in some cases […]

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Landmark Obtains Financing For Second RC Hobbs Community

Landmark Capital Advisors, Newport Beach, on Tuesday announced a successful $9.5 million AD&C loan and JV Equity transaction in Riverside, Ca. on behalf of home builder RC Hobbs Company, the second such deal between the parities in recent weeks. Landmark raised both the debt and the JV Equity to buy, develop, and construct 36 townhome […]

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Kidder Named President of Land Advisors Calif. Division

Land Advisors Organization, Irvine, Calif., has appointed David Kidder as president of its California Division. In his role, Kidder will oversee all aspects of the business, including strategic leadership of the firm’s operations and continued growth of its affiliated companies. Kidder currently serves as president of Landmark Capital, an LAO-CA affiliated company disciplined in finance and private […]

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