2017 Archive

December 4, 2017

Why Malls Should Add Residential To Their Repurposing Plans

FORBES – The retail apocalypse has not been kind to malls. Credit Suisse recently studied the state of mall-based retail and predicted that that about one-fourth of the nation’s 1,100 shopping malls — or roughly 220 to 275 shopping centers — will close by 2022. This

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November 28, 2017

Big-Box Retailers Not Down for the Count Yet: Analysts

CNBC – The retail industry — comprised predominantly of small businesses — directly provides 29 million jobs and contributes more than $1 billion to U.S. GDP. Traditional big-box retailers are enjoying something of a renaissance among millennial shoppers, with 82 percent saying they prefer to shop in actual

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November 13, 2017

Is The End Nigh? 7 Real Estate Experts Discuss The Unusual Length of This Cycle

BISNOW NATIONAL – Commercial real estate experts cannot reach a consensus.  Has the market peaked? Are certain sectors overbuilt? Will this incredibly long business cycle persist or is a correction around the corner? Bisnow asked those questions to seven commercial real estate experts and received varying answers. The

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November 3, 2017

The Evolution of Commercial Real Estate Debt Financing – 4 Things to Know

FORBES – Nearly 10 years out of the Great Recession, the debt financing landscape for commercial real estate has evolved. Though banks remain somewhat cautious in their commercial lending, they are still originating loans — and where they have exited the market alternative lenders have stepped in to

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October 30, 2017

How Will Fed’s Plan to Shift from Negative Rate Environment Impact Real Estate Valuations?

COSTAR – Even as Fed Raises Interest Rates, CRE Market Plows On. “It’s Really Hard to See How This Party Ends” The full article by the CoStar News Staff, featuring Jay Rollins, President and CEO of JCR Capital, can be read here. Disclaimer: This article was

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October 23, 2017

Geopolitical Turmoil Raises Specter of Credit Freeze

REAL ESTATE FINANCE AND INVESTMENT – One of the biggest systemic risks to the U.S. commercial real estate market is a potential military conflict with North Korea. One of the biggest systemic risks to the U.S. commercial real estate market is a potential military conflict with

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July 11, 2017

If Banks Are Still Lending, What’s The Real Reason Behind The Growth of Debt Funds?

FORBES – A decade ago alternative lenders, or debt funds as they are more popularly called, were known as the last option for borrowers looking for capital to get a project off the ground. Today these funds are standing toe-to-toe with some of the country’s largest

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June 25, 2017

How Many Luxury Apartments Can Denverites Fill? Experts Say Market is Topping Out.

THE DENVER POST – Jay Rollins, President and CEO of JCR Capital, is featured in an article on luxury apartment development in Denver. The full article by Emilie Rusch can be read here. Disclaimer: This article was prepared by an unaffiliated third party and not pre-approved

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June 14, 2017

JCR Capital 2017 Annual Investor Meeting

A full recording of JCR Capital’s 2017 Annual Investor Meeting can be viewed here at a password protected site. Please contact Heather Strauss (HeatherStrauss@JCRCapital.com) for a password to access the site.  

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June 9, 2017

JCR Capital Adds Real Estate Finance Veteran As Director of Business Development

DENVER, CO. – JCR Capital, an alternative investment manager focused on middle-market commercial real estate investments, today announced the hire of Mark Fallon as Director of Business Development. The strategic addition will help JCR Capital build upon its rapid growth over the past seven years,

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June 1, 2017

Fresh off renovations, Sloan’s Lake development fetches $13M

BUSINESSDEN – A newly remodeled office and retail development in Denver, financed by JCR Capital, has been sold. The full article, by Amy Depierro, can be read here.

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May 30, 2017

Is Retail Being Painted With Too Broad A Brush?

GLOBE STREET – By Natalie Dolce Jay Rollins, founder and managing principal of JCR Capital, tells GlobeSt.com that there is a herd mentality to escape retail right now and that will lead to opportunity for those with a deeper perspective. As Sears, K-Mart and other

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May 19, 2017

Clear As Mud

REAL ESTATE FORUM – With core markets overheated and highly priced, savvy investors are looking to non-primary locations for yield.  Yet defining and finding those opportunities isn’t a cake walk. The full article by Lisa Brown, featuring Jay Rollins, President and CEO of JCR Capital,

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May 16, 2017

The Next Wave in Mutifamily: Middle-Market Assets

MULTI-HOUSING NEWS – Jay Rollins, President and CEP of JCR Capital, shares his thoughts on middle-market multifamily properties in a Q&A session. The full article by Alexandra Pacurar can be read here. Disclaimer: This article was prepared by an unaffiliated third party and not pre-approved by

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May 4, 2017

JCR Sees Rising Interest in Alternative Capital Products

REAL ESTATE FINANCE AND INVESTMENT – Sondra Campanelli, May 4, 2017 JCR Capital, an alternative investment manager focused on middle-market commercial real estate investments, is expecting to see increased sponsor and investor interest in alternative capital products.  The firm has deployed more than $343m of investor

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April 18, 2017

This Could Be the Year of Falling Rents

CBS – Jay Rollins, President and CEO of JCR Capital, is featured in an article discussing luxury apartment rents. The full article by Ed Leefeldt can be read here. Disclaimer: This article was prepared by an unaffiliated third party and not pre-approved by JCR Capital, and

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March 22, 2017

JCR’s Rollins on US Commercial Real Estate

BLOOMBERG RADIO – Jay Rollins, President and CEO of JCR Capital, is interviewed by Bloomberg’s Pimm Fox and Lisa Abramowicz. The full broadcast can be heard here. Disclaimer: This article was prepared by an unaffiliated third party and not pre-approved by JCR Capital, and we have

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January 21, 2017

JCR Capital Announces More than $242 Million in Investments During 2016

DENVER, CO – JCR Capital, an alternative investment manager focused on middle-market commercial real estate investments, today announced its closing of more than $242 million investments during 2016, including nearly $95 million during the fourth quarter alone.  The closing represents JCR’s growth through its strategic

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January 13, 2017

Trump Will Use Four Real Estate Business Tricks to Rebuild the US

CNBC – Jay Rollins, President and CEO of JCR Capital, draws a comparison between real estate investment strategy and Trump’s plan to rebuild the US. The full article can be read here. Disclaimer: This article was prepared by an unaffiliated third party and not pre-approved by

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