Multifamily DST Distributions During a Pandemic

by Brandon Raatikka

By now, you may have heard that May rent collections have been stronger than many analysts expected, at least for some real estate asset classes. For multifamily properties—the kind that is most commonly subject to master leases in DST investment programs—rent collections as of the 13th of the[...]

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Alternative Ramblings: Pandemic Edition, Part 7

by Jacob Heidkamp

The latest Department of Labor print highlights 3 million in new unemployment claims filed in the last week bringing the cumulative total to over 36 million in the past two months.  Goldman Sachs forecasts that the unemployment rate will peak at 25%, rivaling the worst period of the Great[...]

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COVID-19 and Multifamily Real Estate: May Update

by Vince Brady

Although the full impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on multifamily real estate have yet to be realized, early indications reveal a number of near-term challenges.  This follow-on post updates FactRight’s analysis of the emerging trends that are sure to impact multifamily investment programs.

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Alternative Ramblings: Pandemic Edition, Part 6

by Jacob Heidkamp

The latest Department of Labor print highlights 3.2 million in new unemployment claims filed in the last week bringing the cumulative total to 33.5 million in the past seven weeks.  The unemployment rate was reported at 14.7% by the bureau of labor and statistics.  Major areas of job losses[...]

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FactRight Webinar: COVID-19 Update on Publicly-Registered Alternative Investments

by Jacob Heidkamp

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Qualified Opportunity Funds in a COVID-19 World—Due Diligence, Government Support, and Tiger King

by Russell Putnam

Last week Novogradac reported that investments in its 406 tracked Qualified Opportunity Funds (QOFs) had surpassed more than $10 billion. This was a 50% increase over the $6.7 billion that was reported at the beginning of January 2020. Novogradac noted that the total amount of capital raised by[...]

Filed Under: Alternative Investments, Qualified Opportunity Funds, QOZ Funds

Alternative Ramblings: Pandemic Edition, Part 5

by Jacob Heidkamp

The latest Department of Labor print highlights 3.8 million new unemployment claims filed in the last week, bringing the six week total to over 30 million claims.  The Economic Policy Institute has released some data from surveys they’ve conducted that suggest the total unemployment figure may[...]

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Alternative Ramblings: Pandemic Edition, Part 4

by Jacob Heidkamp

New unemployment claims continued at a staggering rate, with 4.4 million claims reported on April 23, 2020.  This marks a decline from previous weeks but brings total claims to over 26 million since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak.  When added to the 7 million claims prior to the[...]

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Pandemic is Affecting the Value Proposition for Public Non-Traded Programs

by Kemp H. Hanley

The headlines announcing valuation and liquidity-related changes to non-traded investment programs started in mid-March and have been pretty much a daily occurrence since. While responses to the COVID-19 outbreak has varied depending on asset class, many publicly reporting non-traded REITs and[...]

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Alternative Ramblings: Pandemic Edition, Part 3

by Jacob Heidkamp

Macro policy continues to dominate the headlines as massive job losses continue with 5.2 million unemployment claims reported in the past week, bringing total claims in excess of 20 million over the past month.  This accounts for approximately 13% of the total labor force.  The following chart[...]

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