Unlocking Value


Ankur Gupta, commenting on the idea that more corporations are turning to sale-leasebacks as an alternative for managing and financing the buildings they occupy, expressed the opinion that companies that sell goods or services frequently lack in-house real estate expertise and, as a result, fail to maximize the value of their owned real estate assets. “Often when examining their various alternatives with expert assistance,” he says, “companies conclude that monetizing their owned real estate assets provides them with a cost-effective and low risk source of liquidity compared to available corporate credit facilities, a bond issuance or a conventional mortgage refinancing.” Read the full article