Investing in Commercial Real Estate

Investing in commercial real estate through a private placement is well worth consideration for most high-net-worth individuals. Naturally, investors should first understand the commercial real estate (CRE) asset class and all attendant considerations before diving in.

The CRE industry is complex, and it comes with its own vocabulary, numerous actors, and a wide variety of sectors. Add to it multiple approaches to invest, and it may seem overwhelming to many newcomers to the industry.

“Investing in Commercial Real Estate” is an investor guide for understanding the commercial real estate industry. It also explains why adding CRE investments carefully to your portfolio through private placements can make sense for many accredited investors – once you have taken the time to review the fundamental differences between categories and applied their appetite for risk to appropriate security structures.

In this paper, investors will be able to learn more about:

  • Reasons to Invest
  • Sponsors, financing approaches and sectors
  • Investor Insights, and
  • How to Navigate CRE Investments.





In the interest of accessibility, here are some terms that any investor should be familiary with.