RealShare LA 2012 In Depth Interviews on the State of Commercial Real Estate

Hear from such dignitaries as Bob Kline of R.W. Kline & Co., Victor Coleman, CEO of Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc., Dennis Vacaro Senior Managing Director of Faris Lee Investments, Ray Lapone, formerly of Grubb & Ellils and Kristina Raspe, Vice President, Real Estate Development and Asset Managment for the University of Southern California. These interviews are much more in depth than just what is going on in the economy. Listen to each of these speakers discuss what they presented with their panel and much of their reasoning behind what they believe is the current status of commercial real estate and investments.


Post Foreclosure Issues for Property Managers and Attorneys

This show will address some of the key issues faced by property managers and attorneys who represent lenders/buyers after the purchase of a commercial property after foreclosure. This wouldn’t be an interesting topic if we discussed it in 2004, when there were minimal commercial property foreclosures, if any. However, in today’s economy, a lot of properties are purchased as a result of a foreclosure, rather than by agreement between the owner and seller. Purchasing commercial property through a foreclosure sale poses some interesting and significant issues and problems as well as opportunities for investors, property managers and attorneys.

What Happened to a Good LOI and Why are Brokers Drafting Lease Documents?

This may sound like a “Howard Rant,” and to some extent it is, but for the life of me, I cannot understand why a broker would risk the significant liability that comes with the drafting of legal documents. Over the short term it may seem like a good strategy to keep attorneys away from the deal, but over the long term, I have got to believe that it is a lose, lose strategy. Read more

Is There Gold in Thar Hills?

It seems like a rapidly expanding business with very strong short term prospects, with unemployment and gold as high as they are and the economy as low as it is. Read more