Real estate syndication is when a group of investors pool their capital and other resources to invest in real estate assets. Typically, there are two broad groups: the passive investors, often called the limited partners or LPs, and the sponsors, often called the general partners, GPs or syndicators.
This is a never-ending debate. We provide a perspective on what separates real estate from stocks. We have made it clear that a large part of our portfolio and investment strategy is focused on real estate, but that does not mean that one should not be simultaneously be investing in the stock portfolio.
When most people think about real estate, they probably picture a detached, single-family house. But that’s far from the only option available for investors to invest in today’s housing market. Multi-family investments are homes with several units, offering another avenue for investors to purchase more than one unit.
Cost segregation provides real estate investors a method to accelerate depreciation. It is a valuable strategic tax planning tool that overall separates real property into various depreciable categories, and allows taxpayers to depreciate property over much shorter periods of time than the typical 39-year period.
Over the past 25-years until 2017, multifamily real estate provided the highest average annual total returns of any commercial real estate sector with the second lowest level of volatility, according to CBRE. We provide a perspective on the reasons why commercial real estate should be part of everyone’s portfolio.
Overall, the United States remains a fundamentally attractive real estate market, fueled by the pandemic driven real estate growth. The low interest rates, favorable tax rules, a stable U.S. economy, and the overall liquidity and transparency of the domestic real estate market have contributed to an acceleration of real estate activity – including record amounts of foreign investment.