The Jacobson Company Sells 177-unit Multifamily Community in Kent, Wash. – IREOC

The Jacobson Company sells 177-unit multifamily community in Kent, Wash. The Jacobson Company, a private real estate investment and management company, has sold CityZen Commons, a 177-unit multifamily property in Kent, Wash., the fourth-largest city municipality in greater Seattle, for $52 million. The firm acquired the asset for $28.1 million in 2018. Read more… Subscribe…

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Real or transitory? The pandemic-spurred surge in inflation is both

Market Update: Real or transitory? The Pandemic Spurred Surge in Inflation is Both Larry Jacobson, President I recently had the opportunity to Zoom with noted economist Professor Professor Peter Linneman.  In our wide-ranging conversation, one topic we discussed at length was inflation.  Given the relevance of this topic to all of us today, whether as…

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An uneven recovery

Market Update: An uneven recovery Larry Jacobson, President An uneven recovery: Texas, Arizona among the states that have regained all their lost jobs   The U.S. economy lost 22 million jobs in March and April of 2020, a huge number that reflected the fear gripping employers, investors and consumers at the dawn of the coronavirus…

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White Paper: What kind of returns should real estate investors expect?

[DOWNLOAD] What kind of returns should real estate investors expect? Many long-time commercial real estate investors have grown accustomed to earning double-digit returns on their equity (cash flow plus appreciation). Indeed, commercial real estate has performed exceptionally well over the past few decades. Those who buy-and-hold real estate have been able to weather economic ups…

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White Paper: Why a Sponsor’s Approach to Leverage Matters to Investors

[DOWNLOAD] Why a sponsor’s approach to leverage matters to investors When evaluating real estate opportunities, many people become hyper-focused on the deal specifics – including the market opportunity, rents, and potential returns for individual investors. Often lost in the mix is a deeper look at the sponsor’s approach to leverage in the transaction, including how…

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Property Investing: The Long, Safe Game

Property Investing: The Long, Safe Game Larry Jacobson, President Apartment investing has legs   With the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-9 not yet a distant memory, and the COVID-19 economy 2020-21 ongoing, there is little need to reiterate that returns are not guaranteed for investors, large or small.   “Cash is king” may be one…

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