May 11, 2021
Real Estate Debt Capital Markets Survey 2021
What a difference six months makes. With Australia’s residential real estate markets running red hot, interest rates at close to zero, and few alternatives for yield, real estate debt is certainly looking attractive. And private lenders are following non-bank lenders into the arena. While there may still be pockets of concern, including commercial and retail […]
April 12, 2021
Mezz is back…
Mezz is back…tell your friends! Mezzanine finance is back, for real. We’ve recently closed two mezzanine loans and have seen an uptick in inquiries for this capital type, which for the last few years has remained dormant. This is an interesting shift in market and perhaps an indicator of where we expect to see activity in […]
September 29, 2020
Real Estate Debt Capital Markets Survey 2020
In early 2020 the real estate debt capital market was quietly optimistic. By January, the residential market had recovered almost all of the losses suffered between 2017 and 2019. Most lenders were looking for new opportunities to reduce their loan books, with 87% expected to maintain or loosen their investment credit criteria. And then COVID-19 […]
March 28, 2020
SCIM Investor Update
To our Investors, It’s been an extraordinary couple of weeks for us, as I am sure it has been for you. We sincerely hope that you are well and are managing the fall-out from Covid-19. The Stamford team has been operating remotely since Monday 16th March. We made this decision to protect our people and ensure that […]
February 26, 2019
Stamford Capital expands into Victoria
The nine-year-old firm has opened a Melbourne office with a new director, as it scours Victoria for new commercial debt deals and high-net-worth and family office investors. Stamford Capital currently transacts capital from about 400 sophisticated investors to finance commercial real estate projects for property developers or owners. Click here to read full article by […]
February 1, 2018
Investment Spotlight: What are we looking at in 2018?
Looking at investment opportunities for 2018, it’s going to be a year of debt, debt and more debt. Last quarter we saw residential prices fall in Sydney for the first time in years, and with commercial assets selling at all time low yields, we are of the view that asset prices have peaked over the […]
July 1, 2016
2016 Stamford Investor Perspectives
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February 25, 2016
Is Australia set for a credit crunch?
According to leading economists and market commentators, liquidity has started to tighten in Australian markets in direct response to regulatory changes implemented by Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) across the banking sector forcing banks to hold more capital. Click here to view full article from Property Observer.
October 21, 2015
Australian banks out, foreign banks in, for residential development
Australia’s major banks are tightening lending to certain residential apartment developers and areas they suspect are oversupplied but Asia-based banks are jumping in and increasing their exposure to the sector. Click here to view full article by Matthew Cranston from the AFR.