Finance & Capital Markets

With an ever-growing and ever-changing pool of investors, capital markets activity in New Jersey is thriving like never before.

TD pledges $2 billion to affordable housing, lending programs alongside NJCA, HCDNNJ

TD Bank has pledged $2 billion toward affordable housing, affordable mortgage lending and other investments aimed at supporting lower-income communities in the state, under a partnership announced this week with two influential advocacy groups.

Reynolds, Walker & Dunlop secure $6.7 million refi for new Bound Brook apartments

Reynolds Asset Management has refinanced a new 28-unit luxury apartment building in Bound Brook, securing a Fannie Mae loan for more than $6.7 million through Walker & Dunlop.

Criterion Group, Columbia Pacific ink $132 million refi for outdoor storage portfolio

A joint venture has refinanced a nine-state, 22-property portfolio of industrial outdoor storage parcels for more than $132 million, in a newly announced deal by JLL.

Slate, McCourt lend $59 million to complete 285-unit Jersey City rental tower

A joint venture has secured a $59 million bridge loan for the final stages of a 16-story, 285-unit multifamily development in Jersey City’s McGinley Square neighborhood.

Slate Property Group closes $160 million bridge loan for 432-unit Journal Square rental tower

Namdar Group has landed a $160 million bridge loan for its newly completed, 432-unit apartment tower in Jersey City’s burgeoning Journal Square section.

PGIM lends $103 million for Pennsauken industrial portfolio deal

PGIM Real Estate has provided $103 million in fixed-rate financing to the buyer of more than 1 million square feet of industrial space in Pennsauken.

National Private Lenders Association unveils first-ever glossary for fast-growing industry

The National Private Lenders Association has released an industry-first glossary aimed at standardizing terms and definitions across the rapidly changing industry.

JLL: Kaplan snags $47 million loan from Nuveen for new senior housing in North Brunswick

The Kaplan Cos. has landed $47 million in financing for a 222-unit active adult community in North Brunswick that the firm unveiled just over a year ago, in a deal arranged by JLL.

From the publisher: Homework for you to do on our economy

Below is a link to an article by David Berson, Ph.D., of Cumberland Advisors regarding the country’s current economic status and an analysis of whether we will fall into a recession. In my opinion, it is exceptionally well written and accurate. More importantly, Berson does not fall into the usual trap that most commentators are susceptible to of only presenting data that substantiates their position. He covers the field and presents both sides of the argument without really sticking his flag in either mound.

Northmarq sources $13 million loan for 49-unit North Arlington apartment building

The owner of a two-year-old, 49-unit apartment building in North Arlington has closed on $13 million in financing for the asset, in a newly announced deal by Northmarq.