Forum provides asset management for under-performing and distressed assets through orderly portfolio dispositions and loan workouts.
The modern commercial real estate workout industry had its beginnings in the RTC era of the 1990’s. It was there that the founding executives of Forum developed their skills in dealing with distressed real estate loans and assets. In addition to whole loans, Forum has significant experience with CMBS, agency debt and loan participations.
Forum and predecessor entities have successfully supervised the acquisition, management and disposition of equity investments of most types of property throughout the New York Metropolitan area. Forum often co-invests capital with its partners.
Forum has the capacity to provide talented due diligence teams required by investors and investment banking firms involved in bank acquisitions, capital infusions and large portfolio sales.
Forum brings insight to investors evaluating large CMBS loans to small-balance portfolio loans; land loans to permanent loans for all asset types with a particular focus on multifamily, industrial and hospitality.
Forum has raised over $1 billion in debt and equity financing for clients involved with projects including subdivisions, condominium and cooperative housing, luxury single family housing, office, retail, hospitality, self-storage, industrial. Forum has experience with lenders in every part of the capital stack including senior secured, mezzanine and equity.