Alex Dimitroff

Alex Dimitroff
As Financial Analyst, Alex supports RRA Capital's senior managers in property underwriting, loan closing, and fund administration. Alex is a CFA Level I candidate and a recent Finance graduate from Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University.

Recent Posts

5 Must-Reads for the CRE Industry [June 2020]

Posted by Alex Dimitroff on Jun 30, 2020 12:55:41 PM

1.  Commercial Real Estate Sales Fall 24% to $39.1 Billion

“The repeat sales of $39.1 billion for the first five months of 2020 fell 24.2% from the same time a year earlier. This is the first look at the year's commercial real estate pricing trends, calculated by using the price change from the pair of first and second sales of properties sold multiple times. The indices are based on 538 repeat sales in May and more than 227,324 since 1996.” (CoStar - subscription required, 6/25)

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Topics: Market Update, Investment

5 Must-Reads for the CRE Industry [April 2020]

Posted by Alex Dimitroff on Apr 30, 2020 10:40:51 AM

1.  COVID-19 Real Estate Sentiment Survey and the Truncated V-Curve, with a Tail...

“As the current coronavirus pandemic reaches a (hopefully) peak in the U.S. and the extent of the devastation to the economy comes into focus – 22 million unemployed, thus far, with downstream impacts to everything from retail sales, sporting events, the price of oil, and the stock market (regardless of a mini bull market in the past week or so) – we have begun to think about what the recovery is going to look like, which real estate segments will be the winners and losers in the “Great Lockdown,” and what is happening in the real estate capital markets? And so we asked our client base of real estate market professionals to tell us what they thought, in this special edition COVID-19 Real Estate Sentiment Survey.” (RCLCO Real Estate Advisors, 4/21)

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Topics: Market Update, Investment

5 Must-Reads for the CRE Industry [March 2020]

Posted by Alex Dimitroff on Apr 9, 2020 8:36:33 AM

1.  Fed Announces Unlimited Bond Purchases, Will Buy Apartment CMBS

“In an extraordinary move to keep credit lines open, the Federal Reserve announced Monday morning that it would not put a cap on its purchases of Treasury and mortgage securities.” (GlobeStreet, 3/23)

What you need to know:
  • The Fed will also begin purchasing CMBS issued by government-sponsored entities (i.e. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac) that will help stabilize multifamily properties.
  • The Fed also maintained the possibility of including private label CMBS and adding other asset classes in the future.

Read the full article here.

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