Category Archives: Real Estate

Russian money flows through U.S. real estate

Despite new sanctions, Russians have spent years pouring funds into properties. As President Joe Biden vows to punish Russia with financial sanctions by seizing yachts, mansions and other assets, members of the real estate community and lawmakers are skeptical about how successful he’ll be at getting access to the money Russians have been pouring into […]

Starwood Capital’s Trouble in Israel Deepens Over Defaulted Bond Offering

First American News LLC-Raleigh, NC: Lawsuit alleges Starwood misrepresented and omitted some risks in prospectus. Israel’s securities regulator said it would financially support a class-action suit involving a soured Starwood Capital Group bond deal, a move that comes as that country’s once-popular debt market with U.S. real-estate investors is getting tougher on some foreign companies. […]

Commercial Real Estate Is Seen as an Inflation Hedge, but That Isn’t Always the Case

First American News LLC-Raleigh, NC: With inflation running its hottest in four decades, some investors are starting to question the strength of real estate’s defenses against higher prices. Investors purchased a record amount of commercial property and bet big on real-estate stocks last year, viewing the sector as a hedge against inflation. Now, with inflation […]