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Interview with Heidi Kormann: Perspectives from Portfolio Management

Heidi Kormann returns for part II of Episode 7 and discusses the challenges and upsides of multifamily portfolio management during the ongoing pandemic. Key topics covered: Biggest challenges (and surprising upsides) Multifamily portfolio managers encounter during COVID-19 Industry rent collection and occupancy trends since March Best practices gained from third-party property managers Communication with residents […]

Interview with BSP’s Mike Comparato on the real estate debt landscape

In Episode 9 of “In Real Time”  we speak with Benefit Street Partner’s head of real estate, Mike Comparato, on the real estate debt landscape. Key topics covered: Current events and macro views Effectively utilizing leverage for senior debt positions What are commercial real estate collateralized loan obligations (CRE CLO) Lessons learned from 2020 View […]

Larry Zimmerman speaks at the BAI Alternative Investor Conference 2021

Date: April 27 – 30, 2021 Virtual conference website: Registration Link: Speaker: Larry Zimmerman, Managing Director, Corporate Credit at BSP Presentation Topic: Private Debt – Trends, Strategies and Investment Opportunities Impact of COVID-19 on the asset class Overview of the industry-wide development Reasons for investing in the private debt area Options for integration […]

Sourcing Investment Opportunities in Corporate Credit. Interview with Larry Zimmerman, Managing Director of Corporate Credit at BSP

In Episode 4, we speak with Larry Zimmerman, Managing Director, Corporate Credit at BSP. Larry discusses BSP’s private debt strategy and the impact of COVID-19 on current deal sourcing opportunities. Key topics covered: How BSP differentiates from other potential buyers in competitive deal sourcing COVID-19’s impact on the private credit space, and how it might […]

Multifamily Investing: Weighing the Impacts of COVID-19

In Episode 7 of In Real Time, we speak with Heidi Kormann, Managing Director, Real Estate at BSP. Heidi discusses the changes and impacts of COVID-19 on the multifamily investing space and where it may be headed. Key topics covered: How do the last six months compare to Multifamily pre-COVID? How have government programs impacted […]

Why Interval Funds? with Brian Buffone, Managing Director and Head of Equity Investments for Commercial Real Estate at BSP

In Episode 5 of In Real Time, we speak with Brian Buffone, Managing Director, and head of equity investments for commercial real estate at BSP. Brian discusses interval funds, and illustrates what makes them appealing as a portfolio manager and the potential benefits for individual investors. Key topics covered: Interval funds: what are they and […]

Credit Dislocation: What inning are we in and how much opportunity remains?

In Episode 6 of In Real Time, we speak with Ray Costa, Managing Director, Corporate Credit at BSP. Ray discusses where we believe we are with the current dislocation and if opportunity still remains for investors. Key topics covered: Current market dislocation in comparison to previous periods of tumult Has the investment opportunity passed us […]

Features and Benefits of Multifamily UPREIT Transactions

The complications of real estate property management, the desire for diversification, and the nature and process of estate planning are all common reasons for real estate investors to want to exit their real estate investments. Download the White Paper

The Evolution of Alternative Investments in the Retail Realm

In this short 5 1/2 minute Episode  of In Real Time, we speak with Shane Clifford, Senior Managing Director, Alternative Strategies of Franklin Templeton. Shane discusses the evolution of alternative investments in the retail space. Key topics covered: How Shane stays current on trends in retail wealth management and alternative investments. The challenges institutional managers […]