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November 8, 2016

JCR’s Rollins: We Are At Top of Commercial Real Estate Bubble

BLOOMBERG – Managing Principal Jay Rollins conducts radio interview with Pimm Fox and Lisa Abramowicz on alternative credit, market outlook, and what a Clinton or Trump presidency would mean for investors.   The full interview can be heard here.

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September 19, 2016

JCR Capital Hires Two Real Estate Veterans to Expand Investment and Asset Management Capabilities

Denver, CO – JCR Capital, an alternative investment manager focused on middle market commercial real estate investments, today announced the hires of Samuel Isaacson as Managing Director and Todd Tilzer as Director.  These strategic hires will help JCR Capital build upon its rapid growth over

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August 17, 2016

Q&A: ‘When People Run Away, We Run In’

HOUSTON CHRONICLE – Managing Principal Jay Rollins talks about the climate for investing in Houston with Katherine Feser.   The full article can be read here.

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August 3, 2016

What Real Estate Investors Are Bracing For Through Year-End

NATIONAL REAL ESTATE INVESTOR – Global capital markets volatility, a continued low interest rate environment and increased financial regulation are just some of the pressures real estate investors are facing at this point in the cycle, prompting strategy tweaks with a renewed focus on capital

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July 27, 2016

Economists Say 2016 Presidential Race Will Impact US Markets, CRE

BISNOW – As the general election nears, economists tell Bisnow the presidential race will impact US markets and commercial real estate, especially once a new president is elected. The full article by Champaign Williams, featuring Jay Rollins, President and CEO of JCR Capital, can be

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July 8, 2016

Slump Creates Opportunities For Middle Market

GLOBESTREET – Although many investors overreact to oil prices, depressed prices have a meaningful impact on energy sector businesses, which trickles down to middle market properties, says Jay Rollins. The full article by Lisa Brown can be read here.

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February 2, 2016

Denver Real Estate Private Equity Firm Raises $329 Million

THE DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL – JCR Capital and the closing of its third fund with over $329 million of equity commitments is featured. The full article can be read here.

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February 1, 2016

JCR Capital Fund Surpasses $250 Million Target

GLOBESTREET – Locally based JCR Capital Commercial Real Estate Finance Fund III, L.P., had its final closing, raising $329.5 million of investment commitments. The full article by Natalie Dulce can be read here.

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January 16, 2016

JCR Capital Fund III Exceeds Target, Final Closing at $329.5 Million

DENVER, CO – JCR Capital (JCR), a Denver-based real estate finance company, announced that its third fund, JCR Capital Commercial Real Estate Finance Fund III, L.P. (Fund III), had its final closing, raising $329.5 million of investment commitments, surpassing its $250 million target. Fund III

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November 15, 2015

JCR Capital Closes Four Bridge Loans Totaling $30.15 Million

DENVER – JCR Capital (JCR), a Denver-based real estate finance company specializing in middle market properties, announced it recently closed on four bridge loan transactions, totaling $30.15 million.  The transactions include: $12 million for the recapitalization of two mixed-use buildings in Santa Monica, California. The

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October 30, 2015

JCR Capital Fund III Makes $2.7 Million Preferred Equity Investment in Tampa Apartment Complex

TAMPA, Fla. – JCR Capital (JCR), a Denver-based real estate finance company, announced that its JCR Capital Commercial Real Estate Finance Fund III, LP (Fund III) has made a $2.7 million preferred equity investment to facilitate the acquisition and repositioning of Hidden River Grande, a

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September 30, 2015

JCR Capital Closes $4.05 Million Bridge Loan for Acquisition of Senior Living Facility in Chula Vista, Calif.

CHULA VISTA, Calif. – JCR Capital (JCR), a Denver-based real estate finance company specializing in middle market properties, announced it has closed on a $4.05 million, 24 month bridge loan for the acquisition of Pacific Pointe, a 102-unit independent senior living facility in Chula Vista

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September 15, 2015

JCR Capital Fund III Makes $5.91 Million Joint Venture Equity Investment in 8.75-Acre San Diego Property to Develop Residential Lots

SAN DIEGO – JCR Capital (JCR), a Denver-based real estate finance company, announced that its JCR Capital Commercial Real Estate Finance Fund III, L.P. (Fund III) has made a $5.91 million joint equity investment for the acquisition of an 8.75-acre site in the San Carlos

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August 30, 2015

The Graying of America’s Real Estate

As appeared in the August 2015 issue of Colorado Real Estate Journal by Jay Rollins, JCR Capital President and CEO There is an historic phenomenon occurring which is changing the face of commercial real estate, and few are doing anything about it.  Right before our

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September 15, 2014

Update: JCR Capital Obtains $105 Million for Middle-Market Fund

JCR Capital’s JCR Capital Commercial Real Estate Finance Fund III L.P. is targeting a total capitalization of $250 million for middle-market sponsors typically overlooked by institutional capital. JCR Capital, of Denver, on Tuesday announced the first close of its third fund, the JCR Capital Commercial

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July 1, 2013

The Bernanke Bubble

By Jay Rollins As appeared in the July 2013 issue of Institutional Investor On an overall, macro basis, the current economic environment is not sustainable and there is a disconnect between the “Fed-driven economy” and the real economy.  The Federal Reserve’s easy economic policy of

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October 1, 2010

The Future of CRE Finance: Limited Capital Supply Lingers

By Jay Rollins, JCR Capital President and CEO As appeared in the October 2010 issue of Colorado Real Estate Journal The past: There is $1.4 trillion of commercial real estate debt that is coming due over the next few years. This represents 40 percent of

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November 15, 2008

JCR Capital Gets Recapitalized; Aims to Lend to Buyers of Distressed Assets

Commercial Real Estate Direct Staff Report JAM Equity Partners, a New York hedge fund, has made an investment in JCR Capital, effectively recapitalizing the Denver provider of structured finance. JAM Equity is an affiliate of Jacobs Asset Management, which has some $335 million of assets

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November 1, 2007

On the Verge of Opportunity

By Jay Rollins As appeared in the November 2007 issue of Commercial Mortgage Insight Now that the credit crunch seems to be settling in for a longer stay, many real estate professionals are trying to figure out how to profit from this market and credit

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July 1, 2007

As Good As It Gets?

Four compelling trends in the mortgage markets point to a near-term slowdown By Jay Rollins As appeared in the July 2007 issue of National Real Estate Investors If the real estate mortgage market were a chair, it would be supported by four legs: commercial real

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October 1, 2006

A Tale of Two Cities

How the Structured Real Estate Finance Business is Differentiated by Asset Classes By Jay Rollins, President, JCR Capital As appeared in the Fall 2006 issue of Commercial News Commercial Assets Commercial real estate lenders are currently perplexed and frustrated due to the ever-shrinking yields available

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