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Podcast: Safeguarding Collateral and Mitigating Risk Via a Real Estate Receiver

By Mitch Vanneman, Steve Katz (host)

This podcast discusses how the appointment of a real estate receiver can effectively protect the value of the asset securing a loan, enabling a lender to focus on the best course for resolving the loan, itself.

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The Case for Appointing a Commercial Real Estate Receiver in the Current Recessionary Environment

By Mitch Vanneman

This article explores how current economic conditions are likely to drive commercial real estate loan delinquency and default rates higher in the coming months, and why now may be the optimal time for lenders with concerns about underperforming loans or uncooperative borrowers to consider exploring receivership.

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Podcast: The Evolving Department Store Dilemma

By Dan O’Brien, Steve Katz (host)

This podcast features a discussion with Dan O’Brien of Hilco Real Estate about the continuing dilemma facing department store tenants amid sustained foot traffic declines and a definitive and concerning shift in consumer shopping trends away from the mall environment.

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Build It and People Will Come

By Dan O’Brien

This article examines the dilemma currently facing Department Store tenants, as foot traffic continues to drop, consumer shopping trends shift and the prognosis for many regional malls remains questionable. We also explore the potential opportunities that can exist for these tenants and their landlords when strategic and timely action is taken.

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Tenants Gaining More Leverage in Mall Lease Negotiations

By Dan O’Brien, Steven Katz (host)

In this podcast, Hilco Real Estate’s Dan O’Brien shares his thoughts on why the dynamic between tenants and landlords in negotiating shopping center leases is shifting, and how tenants can capitalize on the opportunity.

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The Evolution of the New Mall Lease

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The Evolution of the New Mall Lease

By Dan O’Brien

A shifting dynamic has developed between tenants and landlords in the negotiation of shopping center leases.

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Podcast: COVID-19's Impact on the Fortunes and Future Course of Commercial Real Estate in the U.S. Market

By Frank Lima, Steve Katz (Host)

Frank Lima, Managing Director of Hilco's Property Tax Advisory practice, joins the Hilco Global Smarter Perspectives Podcast Series to discuss the profound impact that COVID-19 is having on the fortunes and future course of commercial real estate in the U.S. market.

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The Trailing Impacts of COVID-19 Present a Window for Small Businesses and Landlords to Seek Commercial RE Property Tax Relief in 2021

By Frank Lima

The global pandemic is having a profound impact on the fortunes and future course of commercial real estate. As the year comes to an end, one of the critical questions on the minds of commercial property owners, both large and small, pertains to the impact of COVID-19 on property tax assessment in the new year and beyond.

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Real Estate
Hilco Global Asset Smarter Perspective Podcast Series: Note Sales

By Steve Katz, Ron Lubin (guest)

Ron Lubin joins Steve Katz on the Hilco Global Smarter Perspectives Podcast Series to discuss how unstable market conditions created by the COVID-19 crisis are leading up to a very challenging moment for lenders.

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