M&A and Real Estate
Recently, the real estate industry has witnessed a massive restructuring at a fast pace. The volatility in prices has led to threats, opportunities, and changes in legal framework and new structures. The deal activity in the real estate space has been largely driven by distressed investments and consolidation of public and private operating companies including Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). As the economy moves ahead and gets ready to take an upturn, the window of opportunity gets widened for Private Equity Investment (PEI) firms and Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) to invest in stabilized assets. Read below to learn more on how real estate deal activity is helping to shape our new economy.
|The impact of FIRPTA on foreign investment in U.S. REITs
Despite the economic uncertainty that many U.S. businesses face, American real estate remains an attractive target for foreign capital. In fact, foreign investment in U.S. real estate investment trusts (REITs) is expanding. In this latest M&A Insights article, we take a deeper look into the impact of Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (FIRPTA) in U.S. REITs.
|Deloitte insights podcast: World of distressed debt and assets
Things are finally looking up in the world of distressed debt and assets. The credit market is on the mend, liquidity has improved, and there are fewer defaults and more loan sales. The residential side is experiencing a slower recovery, however.
|REITs and infrastructure projects
This article discusses how REITs provide a good alternative for infrastructure financing, due to their access to capital markets and the ability for the public to participate in owning qualifying infrastructure assets, aspects which may be attractive to both the public and private sector.
|Real estate due diligence services
Learn more about our real estate due diligence team, as well as our Real Estate Consulting, Lease Advisory and Business Valuation services. Read more about our broader offerings around distressed real estate.
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