Looking Forward to 2018

Read through Jackson Howard’s responses to what 2018 holds for commercial real estate investors and lending strategies with the new year. 1. What is the biggest challenge you anticipate in 2018 as a direct lender or financial intermediary in commercial real estate? Where do you see the biggest opportunity for your company in 2018? Toward…

Construction Dollars Are Vanishing in Today’s Commercial Lending Landscape

Regulators, including The Federal Reserve, have put pressure on commercial banks to reduce the amount of construction loan dollars available to commercial real estate developers.  Yet the demand for new construction lending remains strong.  Developers want to see their visions come to fruition, thus alternative solutions are essential in order to fill this void left…

Green Building? Save Green

Recently, Fannie Mae announced new programs to promote green building in the multifamily industry. The Fannie Mae Green Initiative can be used to increase loan proceeds and lower the interest rate on your loan. For years green building requirements have been far too costly to be practical, but the new requirements for green designations are…

John Edwards, Fannie Mae

“For almost a decade, Fannie Mae DUS lenders (delegated underwriter and servicer)
and I have had the pleasure of personally partnering with Jackson Howard at Carolina Commercial Mortgage and, now, Capstone Capital on more than a hundred financing transactions as a direct lender. Each time, Jackson ensured that the unique needs of his client were met with…