By: Byron Plant, Senior Vice President (article originally published in Real Assets Advisor) As consumer preferences shift to embrace renting over homeownership, the purpose-built single-family residential (SFR) sector represents a potentially attractive investment opportunity. The need for rental properties is steadily growing, with 65 percent of new households electing to rent rather than buy. For residents, these properties combine the no-fuss maintenance of apartment living with the amenities of a single-family home. For investors seeking to participate in the residential market and looking to avoid the crowded multifamily sector, SFR communities offer attractive exit conditions, operational efficiency and consumer demand. AN ASSET IN HIGH DEMAND As the needs of various demographics evolve, many consumers require specific features that SFRs can meet. These properties can serve as an appealing option for…
Virtua Partners completed a $41 million refinancing and recapitalization of a 257K-square-foot office and flex commercial space in Austin, Texas. Learn more about the strategy and execution of the deal in Commercial Real Estate Direct: https://www.crenews.com/top_stories_-_free/top_stories_subscriber/barclays-lends-$41mln-to-recapitalize-austin-texas-office.html?platform=hootsuite
Virtua Partners completed a $41 million refinancing and recapitalization of Met Center 15, a 257K-square-foot office and flex commercial building in Austin, Texas. Learn more about the strategy and execution of the deal in Commercial Property Executive: http://bit.ly/38OruRl
Virtua Partners announced its merger with Hotel Equities as a part of its initiative to increase its growth into the hospitality industry. Learn more about how the addition of this best-in-class management team will support hospitality projects across the U.S. in The DI Wire: http://bit.ly/37bimVb
Investing in real estate can offer investors both diversification within their portfolio as well as protection during a downturn depending on the asset. Virtua Partners Co-Founder and CEO Quinn Palomino discussed why real estate is one sector investors may want to consider in U.S. News and World Report. Read the full article here: http://bit.ly/2YXbGaQ
Virtua Partners Co-Founder and CEO Quinn Palomino answered the following 5 questions in this Hotel Management Magazine Feature: https://www.hotelmanagement.net/own/5-questions-virtua-s-quinn-palomino 1.) Opportunity zones are part of your strategy. Can you tell us how you are using opportunity zones when it comes to investing in U.S. hotels? What benefit do you find here? Any challenges? 2.) At this point in the cycle, what is your firm looking at in terms of U.S. hotel investment? 3.) Do you think a downturn is on the close horizon? 4.) What is your biggest opportunity heading into 2020? 5.) How about your biggest challenge, and how will you overcome it?
Ground-up, purpose-built, single-family rental communities have grown in popularity as an attractive investment option. Senior VP Byron Plant, explained how Virtua Partners aims to meet this demand. Read the full story on Real Estate Fund Intelligence: http://bit.ly/2sDX0l6
President of Virtua Credit, Ethan Schelin, explained the increase in popularity of modular construction as an attractive opportunity for private lenders in growing their businesses. Turn to page 46 of the Scotsman Guide to read his thoughts: http://www.sg-comdigital.com/comdigital/201912ce/MobilePagedReplica.action?pm=2&folio=46#pg46