Tag Archive for credit crisis

Stalled Projects and Learning from Our Mistakes

These days, among all construction sites, stalled developments are sure to outnumber active ones. As Daniel Dirscherl, general manager at Hunter Roberts Construction Group LLC in Philadelphia, states, “there’s not a lot of large projects. Institutional work is what is…

CMBS is Back. And That Ain’t No B.S.

CMBS stands for commercial mortgage backed securities.  Of course, if you asked borrowers about 18 months ago (and many even today), you might have thought it stood for Commercial Mortgage Bull $hit.  When CMBS financing was introduced to the commercial…

Executive Interview: Timothy J. Lebold

Timothy J. Lebold Principal Lebold Saha Asset Management LLC Timothy J. Lebold graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance. Upon graduation Mr. Lebold joined Prudential Securities (now…

Disney World for the Elderly?

Most people think of Disney World as a place for kids. Most people think of Florida as a place for the elderly.  Now, thanks to some  likely desperate,  possibly genius, and definitely confused residential real estate developers, the two have…

The Pros/Cons of a Bank Tax

In past banking crises in Sweden, Britain, the U.S. and Asia, taxpayers picked up the cost of bailing out troubled institutions because the government had to act quickly to contain the problem and the banks had been so battered they…