Category Archives: Investing

Senior Creditors Foreclosing at a Loss, If it Can Happen at Stuy Town…

Updated: 10/5/10 Correction: Unit quantity and cost per unit adjusted. Latest news: Junior Debt Holder May Get Reprieve Today, a New York State lower court judge lifted an injunction on a foreclosure sale requested by a junior creditor on Stuyvesant … Continue reading

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Must Ask Questions for Real Estate Investors

I noticed that a few people were landing on this website based on some variation of the following search: “What questions should I ask when investing in a real estate project?” Here is the brief answer: Can your team successfully … Continue reading

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Internet Destroying Office Property Demand

The IBM office park built in Westchester, NY during the 1980s is nearly empty. The team members from one particular IBM work group have never even met before… at least in person. Online, they meet everyday. This isn’t some idealistic … Continue reading

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How to Consummate A Distressed Property Deal

A worthy anecdote from the front lines of distressed real estate deal making by Joshua Kahr at Kahr Real Estate. He discusses the importance of relationships and deal structure in a successful transaction: [...] if a deal could be structured … Continue reading

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The Best Allocator of Capital

Advice to President Obama: .”..we’re going to unclog the arteries. My banking experts have analyzed each of your balance sheets. You will tell us if we’re right. Those of you who are insolvent, we will nationalize and shut down. We … Continue reading

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The Problem With Being Smart

Most investors are rational; like most politicians are honest. So, if you fancy yourself one of the rational crowd, shouldn’t you be raking in the returns right now. Too Smart By Half “The problem with being smart, is waiting for … Continue reading

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