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Trump Tax Plan

Trump Tax Plan We still don’t know much about President Trump’s tax plan. The administration has been light on details, and no matter what plan it ultimately decides to put forward, the final bill will likely go through considerable changes as it winds its way through the House and the Senate. But Treasury Secretary Steve […]

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WFP Income Fund Announces a 6.80% Net Annualized Return through May 31, 2017

WFP Income Fund Announces a 6.80% Net Annualized Return through May 31, 2017 June 2, 2017, Los Angeles, California – The WFP Income Fund, managed by Wilshire Finance Partners, paid investors a 6.80% net annualized non-compounded return through May 31, 2017.  The monthly net non-compounded return in May 2017 on a standalone basis was 0.59% […]

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Why are some fund managers planning now for a recession later?

Why are some fund managers planning now for a recession later? With the Dow up more than 17 percent over the last 12 months and consumer confidence growing, it may seem like the future has only good things in store for the economy. But despite a number of positive indicators, many fund managers are already […]

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Millennial Trends in Living and Working

Millennial Trends in Living and Working Co-working facilities, in which individuals rent a desk, office, or meeting room in a space shared with other freelancers or small-business people, has caught on quickly in the last several years. Co-working offices allow freelancers to share common areas and costs, providing a professional work environment without the distractions generated […]

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Why Real Estate Is Still an Attractive Sector

Why Real Estate Is Still an Attractive Sector With the economic recovery entering its eighth year, many investors are growing nervous about the possibility that returns might begin to flag in the near future. Increased political uncertainty in various countries around the world is also prompting investors to rethink their strategies. But while the debt […]

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The First 100 Days: Investors Still Interested in Commercial Real Estate

The First 100 Days: Investors Still Interested in Commercial Real Estate With strong growth in the commercial real estate market since 2010 and a new presidential administration vowing to revisit regulations such as Dodd-Frank, CRE investors have been feeling positive. As we approach the end of the administration’s first one hundred days in office, CRE […]

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WFP Income Fund Announces a 6.76% Net Annualized Return through April 30, 2017

May 2, 2017, Los Angeles, California – The WFP Income Fund, managed by Wilshire Finance Partners, paid investors a 6.76% net annualized non-compounded return through April 30, 2017.  The monthly net non-compounded return in April 2017 on a standalone basis was 0.56% or 6.87% annualized.  The net annualized compounded return for the fund since its […]

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Bridge Loans as a Solution to CMBS Maturities

Bridge Loans as a Solution to CMBS Maturities While the CRE loan market has seen positive growth since 2010, the outlook in 2017 isn’t quite as simple. Many of the loans originated in 2007 (just before the financial crisis took hold) are now reaching the end of their 10-year terms, and because of the sheer […]

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Trump Administration Position on Dodd-Frank: Potential Impact on CRE Lending

Trump Administration Position on Dodd-Frank: Potential Impact on CRE Lending One of the top priorities for the Trump administration has been to significantly revise (if not completely eliminate) the Dodd-Frank Act, which was designed to limit the amount of risk financial institutions can legally adopt. Dodd-Frank was created in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, […]

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