Coveted core real estate — existing Class A properties well located in the leading real estate markets — provides a more consistent income stream from durable rent rolls and steady, if unspectacular, appreciation. These assets hold value better in down markets and...
Keep’em Separated

Keep’em Separated

Most investment vehicles come with their own set of pros and cons, and separately managed accounts are no exception. For many large institutional investors, real estate sepa­rate accounts bring greater flexibility, control and alignment of interests – all with...
Practitioner Webinar Series: Food For Thought

Practitioner Webinar Series: Food For Thought

L&B’s Michael Formanek hosted the inaugural L&B Practitioner Webinar Series with Will Ellis, Guy Mercurio, Keith Rogers, and Allyn Taylor.  The group discussed the ongoing headwinds facing the restaurant industry and the fact that over 30% of restaurants...
CRE Market Update and Outlook

CRE Market Update and Outlook

U.S. unemployment rate is 10.2% in July versus the April low of 14.7%, and August filings are below one million for the first time since April.  Green shoots Indeed! Which MSAs have employment momentum (or lack thereof) relative to the U.S. average?  And how does...