Items Tagged with 'Commercial lending'

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  • Commercial real estate insider: Investors need to broaden their minds about funding sources

    The most important debt products you may not know about
    [Expert commentary] When it comes to debt, everyone seems to be eating from the same basic food groups. Banks, commercial mortgage-backed securities and big balance sheets dominate the market. If you're a multifamily investor, there’s also Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. But most folks are really missing the most important and liquid debt products out there.
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  • Juniper Square raises $25 million to help make it easier to invest in real estate

    Software company connects investment firms to outside capital
    Juniper Square, a technology company that helps connect investment firms with private capital to be used to invest in real estate, announced this week that it raised $25 million to help grow its business. “Our mission is to transform the world’s private capital markets through software,” said Alex Robinson, Juniper Square’s CEO and co-founder.
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  • Real estate crowdfunding startup RealtyShares hits hard times, halts new investments

    Company unable to secure new operating capital to continue growth
    Everything was going swimmingly for RealtyShares just over a year ago. The real estate crowdfunding startup had just purchased one of its biggest rivals, Acquire Real Estate, and had plans to grow its investment in commercial and multifamily real estate. But now, RealtyShares has fallen on hard times and will be laying off much of its staff and stop accepting new investments on its platform.
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  • Ready Capital merging with Owens Realty Mortgage

    Companies say combination will help grow commercial lending operations
    Ready Capital, a real estate finance company that originates, acquires, finances and services small- to medium-sized balance commercial loans, including agency multifamily, investor and bridge, is set to grow its lending platform through a merger with Owens Realty Mortgage.
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  • Walker & Dunlop grows lending arm by acquiring iCap Realty Advisors

    Atlanta mortgage banking firm joins Walker & Dunlop
    Already one of the nation’s largest commercial and multifamily financiers, Walker & Dunlop has its sights on more. To that end, the company announced this week that it acquired iCap Realty Advisors, a mortgage banking firm based in Atlanta, Georgia that provides debt placement solutions for all commercial real estate asset classes.
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  • Angel Oak expanding into commercial, multifamily lending

    Firm specializes in non-QM residential loans
    Angel Oak, an investment management firm that specializes in mortgage credit, made its name by providing residential mortgages that don’t fit into the Qualified Mortgage box, but now, the company is expanding into new lending arenas. Angel Oak announced Monday that it is launching Angel Oak Commercial Lending, which will provide financing to commercial real estate owners, developers and investors.
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  • CIT Group, OneWest Bank merge, boost capital position

    Grows assets to $67 billion
    "This transformational transaction will combine CIT's national middle market lending platform with OneWest's wholesale lending and branch banking franchise to create a unique provider of retail and institutional financial services," said John Thain, chairman and CEO of OneWest.
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