Chances are you have heard about Opportunity Zones (OZones) by now. They were created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to spur investment in designated distressed communities by granting investors certain preferential tax treatment. Discussion has increased since the IRS proposed a second set of OZone regulations (the New Proposed Regulations) recently. These regulations […]
The technology that enables intelligent, well-informed buildings is more prevalent than ever before thanks to its increased reliability and usefulness; smart building technology is also more cost-effective than it has been in the past. Click here to read the article.
Annual growth in U.S. property prices slowed in March to the most modest rate since 2011, according to research firm Real Capital Analytics (RCA). But industry experts say commercial real estate pricing—and transaction volumes—could gain steam, or at least hold steady, as the year progresses. Click here to read the article.
In most real estate circles, developers and investors were seen as waiting for the latest OZ guidelines before embarking on projects. Not so in South Florida. The relatively robust market had emerging areas like the Miami River District and Delray Beach, and preliminary regulations were enough for some developers to embark on OZ projects before the […]
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) recently reported another stellar year for commercial/multifamily mortgage originations in 2018. Although the MBA will release final data next month, results from its fourth quarter mortgage originations survey point to volume that could be 3 percent higher than the record $530 million reached in 2017. Click here to read […]