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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