Financial Digest

Reckoning with recession - by David Kirk

The economic trends are a starting point for any strategy. Because time and the current dynamics in the market are pressing change, any reckoning is complicated and even short-term forecast challenging. The Fed has put emphasis on

Economy update… “it’s messy out there.” - by Daniel Calano

Last month I wrote about inflation and its impact on real estate. It was fairly obvious that interest rate increases by the Fed was going to be the main tool to soften inflation. But it was also clear there were other variables which

The Netflix series "Ozark" and eminent domain - by Anthony Alderman

If you’re a fan of Netflix’s “Ozark,” you might remember when eminent domain was featured as a major plot device in season two. (If you’ve not seen the second season, please be warned that the following contains

Summer musings, possible misgivings - by Bill Pastuszek

>Coming out of a nicely timed and sorely needed July 4th holiday, we move right into the heat of the summer. I looked at a July 4th article from 2017 and thought it might be fun to do some “that was then, and

Citizens’ Community Development Group closes $15.6m tax-exempt bond to Caleb Mohawk L.P.

North Adams, MA According to Citizens, its Community Development Group closed on a $15.6 million tax-exempt bond transaction to provide construction financing to Caleb Mohawk Limited Partnership, whose sponsor is The Caleb Foundation, Inc.

JLL Capital Markets leads financing of $193.76m construction loan

Boston, MA JLL Capital Markets has arranged a $193.76 million construction loan for the development of a new 262,468 s/f life science campus at Parcels O and P in the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park (RLFMP) in the city’s Seaport District.

Walsh of EagleBridge Capital arranges $19.75 million mortgage financing for Darien Crossing

Darien, CT EagleBridge Capital has arranged permanent mortgage financing in the amount of $19.75 million for Darien Crossing, a two building office complex.

The Village Bank hires Sullivan as senior vice president, human resources

Newton, MA According to Joseph De Vito, president and CEO of The Village Bank, they have hired Maureen Sullivan, SHRM-SCP, as senior vice president/human resources.

MassDevelopment issues $3m tax-exempt bond Cape Cod Collaborative

Yarmouth, MA MassDevelopment has issued a $3 million tax-exempt bond on behalf of the Cape Cod Collaborative (CCC), an educational organization that will use proceeds to renovate and equip the former Laurence MacArthur Elementary School located at 1175 Rte. 28.

WAC closes $150,000 commercial loan to a CT-based developer

Groton, CT Worth Avenue Capital, LLC (WAC) has closed a $150,000 commercial loan to a CT-based real estate developer who is a repeat customer for whom WAC has funded numerous transactions during the last six or seven years.