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Bridge Lending in a Pandemic

By Robert Murphy After a year of monumental changes driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a good time to touch upon how the commercial real estate lending market has fared and how the landscape may have changed for new borrowers. Loan originators working at real estate-focused (non-recourse) bridge lending platforms have shared how their deal underwriting has changed. Since a large amount of…
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Embracing the New Flexible Work Environment

By Michael Griffin Employees are showing a distinct preference for flexible work environments, and employers are embracing this new dynamic. When COVID-19 forced people into their home offices, it became clear that they could perform focused tasks very well, without…
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Optimizing Real Estate Sales Through Online Transactions

By John Bell Historically, commercial real estate property sales have relied heavily on in-person interactions, such as on-site tours, inspections and tenant interviews, and countless meetings between sellers, brokers, and prospective buyers. Like many things, the…
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Welcoming 2021 with Optimism

Charles Hazen, President of Transwestern Investment Group; Tom Lawyer, President of Transwestern Real Estate Services; and Carleton Riser, President of Transwestern Development Company Disruption drives innovation. Ideally, disruption ebbs and flows, presenting…
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The Financing Alternative: Sale-Leasebacks

By Nate Erickson and Harrison Wagenseil In today’s economic climate, having access to capital is vital for businesses to take the necessary action to keep operations running smoothly. For companies that own real estate, one way to accomplish this is through a…