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Building a Better CRE Investment Portfolio

When Israeli-born, Princeton University professor, Dr. Daniel Kahneman was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002, it set the field abuzz.   Kahneman was not an economist, but an academic, working in the field of psychology, studying human behavior in his lab, with research ...

What We’ve Learned from 20 Years of Multifamily Investments

This article is intended for educational purposes only; there is no guarantee that any investment strategy or any investment programs will be successful. See our full disclosure below. As investment regulations in the Commercial Real Estate space have changed dramatically over the last ten years, ...

The Resurgence of Non-Traded REITs

Non-traded REITs (NTRs) are back—the once beleaguered sector of Private Real Estate has returned to prominence. Investment advisors are now noticing new design features which have possibly overcome once top-of-mind objections. Non-traded REITs were introduced in the 1990s as an alternative ...

Seeking Better Balance for Your “Balanced” Portfolio? How Multifamily Real Estate May Help.

Investment advisors are turning to alternative investments to attempt to help stabilize and better balance client portfolios. If stock and bond market performance in the first quarter of 2022 is any measure, advisors might be prudent to make allocation changes sooner rather than later. Here are ...

The Impact of Rising Rates on Multifamily Real Estate

The Federal Reserve has continued tightening monetary policy, most recently increasing the Fed Funds rate by 75 basis points. This rate-hike represents the largest Fed Funds rate increase since 1994—a tactic the Federal Reserve is using to try to cool inflation’s current 40-year-high of 8.6%. As a ...

Why Do Leading Institutions Utilize Private Real Estate and Multifamily Investments to Enhance Their Risk/Return Profile? (Part 2)

Our previous post discussed why institutions generally allocate a significant  portion of their investment portfolio to private real estate (PRE). In addition,  we highlighted several ways private real estate might help improve a  portfolio’s risk-return profile. In this discussion, we zero in on ...

Why do leading institutions utilize Private Real Estate and Multifamily Investments to enhance their risk/return profile? (Part 1)

Why do institutional investors like large pensions and why do university endowments tend to outperform individual investors?   Large pensions and endowments have long advocated for owning alternative strategies—like private real estate—in their investment portfolios. Effective asset allocation is a ...

Multifamily Properties Demonstrate Inflation Sensitivity

Our posts to this point have centered on utilizing the third largest asset class (real estate) to gain broader diversification to potentially counterbalance the increasing and corrosive impact of inflation on client portfolios. To support this, we highlighted how commercial real estate and ...

A User-Friendly Approach for Allocating to Multifamily Real Estate

With the corrosive effect of inflation front and center of today’s headlines, we shared in earlier posts how private real estate has historically been an effective hedge against high inflation. We also illustrated how the multifamily sector might be better positioned compared to other property ...

Inflation Defense. Time for a New Strategy?

According to economists and policymakers, stubborn and high inflation may be with us longer than expected. As a result, your client portfolios may need a fresh perspective. Staying with your allocation models when inflation appears to be transitory is one thing. It’s quite another thing when you ...

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• There is no guarantee that any strategy will be successful or achieve investment objectives including, among other things, profits, distributions, tax benefits, exit strategy, etc.;
• Potential for property value loss – All real estate investments have the potential to lose value during the life of the investments;
• Change of tax status – The income stream and depreciation schedule for any investment property may affect the property owner’s income bracket and/or tax status. An unfavorable tax ruling may cancel deferral of capital gains and result in immediate tax liabilities;
• Potential for foreclosure – All financed real estate investments have potential for foreclosure; 
• Illiquidity – These assets are commonly offered through private placement offerings and are illiquid securities. There is no secondary market for these investments.
•Reduction or Elimination of Monthly Cash Flow Distributions – Like any investment in real estate, if a property unexpectedly loses tenants or sustains substantial damage, there is potential for suspension of cash flow distributions;
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