The New York Times: Wall Street Tumult Casts Pall on Manhattan Real Estate
  As the financial services industry expanded rapidly in mid-decade, Manahttan office rents skyrocketed, investors competed furiously for buildings .... Read More >>
   
The Wall Street Journal: Vulture Funds Plan to Buy Assets Ahead of Bailout
  For months, vulture funds and other yield-hunting investors have been poised to buy distressed commercial real-estate assets from ailing institutions .... Read More >>
   
Commercial Property News: Freddie, Fannie Takeover Was Necessary
  The federal government’s takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is a necessary step to stabilize the U.S. housing market, according to industry experts .... Read More >>
   
Real Estate Weekly Profile of the Week: Peter Berk
  The credit squeeze may be deterring some hotel developers, but the sudden scarcity of financing from local banks and lending institutions has brought new clients to Peter Berk’s door. .... Read More >>
   
AFC Launches Program to Invest $500M
  AFC Realty Capital has established the AFC Co-Sponsor Investment Program .... Read More >>
   
Paul Fried in The Real Deal: Where is the Greatest Upside?
  The experts pick their favorite neightborhoods and sectors - and what to stay away from .... Read More >>
   
Casualties of the Gold Rush
  As hedge funds increasingly look to real estate investment, AFC discusses five common mistakes - and how to avoid them. By Paul Fried .... Read More >>
   
AFC secures $25 million in equity revolver financing to construct new hybrid nationwide hotel franchise portfolio
  A new hybrid hospitality-residential chain, combining elements of extended-stay and apartment amenities, will be rolled out in more than 50 locations throughout the Midwest and Southeast, based on a $25 million equity revolver financing secured by AFC Realty Capital. .... Read More >>
   
Profile of the Week: Paul Fried: The Man with the Capital Plan
  From his earliest days growing up in central New Jersey, Paul Fried, principal of AFC Realty Capital, always knew he was headed for a career in real estate. .... Read More >>
   
AFC arranges debt and joint venture equity and invests Co-Sponsor equity for hotels in New Jersey & Pennsylvania
  In a transaction valued at $46.75 million, AFC Realty Capital arranged acquisition debt equity and co-sponsor financing for three hotel properties .... Read More >>
   
Fulton Street Conversion Financed - Debt, Letter of Credit, and Surety Bond
  AFC Realty Capital arranged financing for the acquisition and development of a condominium conversion project located at 127 Fulton Street .... Read More >>
   
Flexibility Proves to be a Key in Today’s Financing Landscape
  In the intricate landscape of today’s capital markets, it has become increasingly important for financial intermediateries to remain flexible in their approach to securing financing. .... Read More >>
   
AFC Realty Capital arranges $13.5 million of financing to acquire and redevelop historic South Beach Hotel
  AFC Realty Capital has arranged $13.5 million in financing to acquire and redevelop the Carlton Hotel in the heart of South Beach, Miami Beach’s historic art deco neighborhood. .... Read More >>
   
AFC Realty secures $94 million for portfolio of self storage facilities in New York City boroughs
  To better serve the specialized requirements of owners of self-storage properties throughout the United States, AFC Realty Capital has recently-formed the AFC Self-Storage Finance Group .... Read More >>
   
AFC arranges $17.6 million non-recourse construction loan for new 200 room Sheraton Hotel in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey
  AFC Realty Capital has arranged a $17.6 million non-recourse construction loan for the development of a new 200-room full-service Sheraton hotel .... Read More >>
   
AFC arranges $40 million interim loan for renovation of Flushing mall.
  The transformation of the retail market in downtown Flushing is moving forward thanks to a $40 million loan for Flushing Mall secured by AFC Realty Capital. The financing proved vital .... Read More >>
   
AFC Realty Capital arranges $54 million in leasehold financing for 650,000 Sq.-ft. shopping mall in Wayne, N.J.
  AFC Realty Capital has arranged $54 million in leasehold financing for Wayne Towne Center, a 650,000 square foot shopping mall in Wayne, N.J. The funds will be used by the owners of .... Read More >>
   
AFC Development Group joins Harlem’s renaissance; will convert former church into new condominium building
  AFC Realty Capital’s recently formed Development Group has announced plans to convert a former church located at the intersection of 5th Avenue and 127th Street in the heart .... Read More >>
   
AFC Hotel Finance Group secures $110 million in financing for conversion of Manhattan hotel to co-ops.

 

In the largest leasehold transfer in New York City this year, a once-glamorous hotel located steps from
Central Park will begin new life next year as a luxury cooperative apartment building.... Read More >>
   
AFC Hotel FinanceGroup secures $9 million loan to refinance 100 room San Francisco hotel.
  AFC Hotel Finance Group has arranged a $9 million refinancing loan for a Four Points by Sheraton Hotel
located one mile from the San Francisco International Airport. The ten-year fixed.... Read More >>
   
AFC Realty Capital secures $10 million loan to refinance Columbus, Ohio office building.
  AFC Hotel Finance Group has arranged a $9 million refinancing loan for a Four Points by Sheraton Hotel
located one mile from the San Francisco International Airport. The 110,000-sq.-ft.... Read More >>
   
Redefining the role of the real estate investment banker.
  The role of the real estate investment banker has drastically changed in today's volatile and complex market. Once primarily deal-makers, these professionals are now involved in every... Read More >>
   
AFC Realty Capital steps in to save two prominent residential projects.
  AFC Realty Capital has recently completed financing for two residential projects which vividly illustrate
the changing role of today's real estate investment banker. In both transactions, the... Read More >>
   
Hotel Financing: It's out there, you just have to be a bit creative.
  What a difference a year makes. At this time last year we were looking at year over year of RevPar growth that was either flat or slightly down from the previous year. With the end of... Read More >>
   
A loan over troubled water.
  Today's financing marketplace can best be described by Simon & Garfunkle's 1970 hit "Bridge over Troubled Water." As many owners are reviewing their monthly and trailing 12 .... Read More >>
   
Mariner health sets sail, but wind direction unknown.
  Mississippi-based Right Care Holdings was in the market recently to refinance three skilled nursing facilities located in Tennessee. The company borrowed $9 million, or $45,700 per .... Read More >>
   
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