Industry Game Changer: How The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Is Changing US Real Estate (Seeking Alpha Article)


  • A decline in CMBS markets have led to new ways of raising capital for US real estate players — and opening doors of opportunity for new waves of capital.
  • The EB-5 visa program has been a popular source of capital but concerns of fraud have put the program under a microscope and could end this year.
  • With fewer financing options and high interest mezzanine loans, real estate businesses are looking elsewhere for cheap capital, namely Israeli bonds.
  • Israeli bond issuance takes four-to-five months, with future issuances taking less than a month — a game changer for players who need capital fast.

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