Archive for March, 2011

New Feature: Tiered Document Access

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Recently, we've implemented the ability to have even more control over investor access to your due diligence materials. Up until now, once the investor executed the electronic confidentiality agreement, they would have access to every document in the property's online document center. Now, this feature enables you to classify the level ... More

Moody’s/REAL CPPI declines 1.2 percent

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Moody's/REAL CPPI continued its decline, dropping by 1.22 percent in the first month of 2011. While the index's volatility has subsided, the divergence between trophy and distressed assets continues. A nice addition to the Moody's newsletter is the new "From the Lab" section, which included continued coverage of the CPPI's ... More

REO Monitor: 7777 Bonhomme, Clayton, MO

Monday, March 14th, 2011

GE Capital is scheduled to foreclose on 7777 Bonhomme, located in Clayton, Missouri, the financial district of Metro St Louis, on March 25th. The 24-story office tower consists of 196,000 square feet, was built in 1968 and renovated in 2000. Currently owned by NNN 2003 Value Fund LLC, the property ... More

Product Review: The REsheets Tool Belt

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Over the last week or so, we've had the opportunity to tinker with the REsheets Tool Belt. This MS Excel-based financial modeling package includes 13 analysis templates. These simple-to-use and understand worksheets allow for analysis on several real estate asset types and situations, including apartments, commercial (i.e. retail, office and ... More

Moody’s/REAL CPPI Trifurcation continues

Monday, March 7th, 2011

In the latest Professor's Corner Newsletter, Sam Chandan, Global Chief Economist for Real Capital Analytics, commented on the CPPI's continued trifurcation between the composite index, distressed deals and the 6-city trophy index. Apart from the dispersion of outcomes across property types, the decline in December's aggregate index belies the continuing divergence ... More

CRE Marketing Tips: Sale and Lease Comps

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Very few offering memorandums include comparable sales or lease comps for potential investor's consideration. Why? Is it because brokers hope they'll find a sucker who doesn't do any due diligence? Good luck, most of those guys went bankrupt following the crash. Is it because because brokers are lazy? Maybe, but the ones ... More