Q&A: Eddie Lorin shares insights on significant value of distressed opportunities
Eddie Lorin, founder of Strategic Realty Holdings, partook in a Q&A interview to discuss distressed investment opportunities.
What specific indicators or signals suggest that now is a favorable time to shift focus and take advantage of distressed opportunities?
I speak to a lot of lenders and up to a couple months ago it has been “extend and pretend” with all their customers with challenging loans in their portfolios. But now, the pressure is mounting and it will seemingly be more difficult as bridge loans expire and the floating-rate debt issues result in the need for new rate caps will rear their ugly heads. It is inevitable that there will be more distress after the first of the year and, unlike the last crisis where there was no liquidity in the markets, this time ther