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Find Funding in Lean Times

Find Funding in Lean Times

Michael Zukerman, managing director, Whitestone Realty Capital LLC; and Holly Bray, senior director, Love Funding  As published in Scotsman Guide’s Commercial Edition, March 2013. In today’s tough marketplace, commercial mortgage brokers must develop an extensive knowledge of available financing alternatives to be able to find the best fit for their clients’ deals. Funding possibilities...

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Taking Credit Where It’s Affordable

Taking Credit Where It’s Affordable

Michael Zukerman, managing director, Whitestone Realty Capital LLC  As published in Scotsman Guide’s Commercial Edition, September 2012. Commercial mortgage brokers working with real estate developers must familiarize themselves with the various federal and state tax-credit programs that are available for their clients, as these can reduce costs and make a deal more attractive. One of...

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Historic Tax Credit Program Interview Michael Zukerman

Historic Tax Credit Program Interview Michael Zukerman

The Historic Tax Credit Program is discussed by Michael Zukerman, Executive Director of New York based Whitestone Realty Capital. A noted real estate attorney, Mr. Zukerman explains the workings and intent of the Historic Tax Credit Program. In this interview, he notes that this program has been most successful in providing redevelopment capital for older city neighborhoods. The Historic Tax...

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CMBS Rebound In 2011

CMBS Rebound In 2011

Good news for the commercial real estate market in 2011 is the resurgence in the commercial mortgage backed securities market. The activity in February alone was over 60% of all CMBS deals offered in all of 2010. The increased volume in CMBS loan origination is a welcome sign that liquidity is returning to the markets. Whitestone Realty Capital has brokered commercial loans for over 20 years,...

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Hospitality & Mixed Use Resort

Hospitality & Mixed Use Resort

Hospitality And Mixed-Use Resort Financing And Development WRC’s vision of the hospitality and mixed-use resort financing and development sector is focused on achieving the primary objectives for each client and each project: market feasibility; product positioning; successful market penetration through seasoned management; and, where appropriate, property sales. Acting as a contract...

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Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing Financing and Development WRC is focused on developing, financing, value engineering and LIHTC consulting on various affordable projects throughout the United States. WRC Team members have been involved with the successful development of over 3,500 affordable housing units built during the past decade. We are experienced with projects involving 4% tax credits, 9% tax credits...

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