Muthu Periaswamy

Muthu writes on investment management, real estate, and related topics to benefit new and advanced investors by simplifying complex investing topics and provide independent analysis.

What is Preferred Equity?

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We’ve seen the CRE capital stack in a previous post and how preferred equity is a part of it. We’ve seen that preferred equity is a debt/equity hybrid that resides in the third position of the capital stack. It is more senior than common equity, but less senior than all forms of debt (Senior and Mezzanine). It is important to understand the risk and characteristics of preferred equity compared to the rest of the stack. PropertyMetrics explains preferred equity in detail and compares it to the rest of the capital stack.

Holding Period Returns by Property Type?

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Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Investor Question #82: Can you compare Holding Period Returns by Property Type? National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) has done a comprehensive study on the holding period returns of key property types. The primary data source for this research is the MSA-level NPI data which includes quarterly property income and appreciation returns …

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