Entries by Vinay Bansal

QuietStream Network Welcomes Bradley Company to Network of Commercial Real Estate Brokers

  Charlotte, NC — November 16, 2015 — QuietStream Network, a QuietStream Financial portfolio company, announced today that Bradley Company of South Bend, IN, will be joining their network of commercial real estate brokers. Bradley Company is a diversified commercial real estate services firm with a 35-year history and eight offices located throughout Indiana and […]

Market Report: Questioning the Fed’s decision on interest rates

In the wake of the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates unchanged, here’s a roundup of how the development is being digested across the real estate and financial markets. “Some are questioning the decision of the Fed to keep borrower rates unchanged due to global concerns. With employment and inflation near targets, if the Fed would […]

Market Report: Looking for Positive Signs in Jobs Number

QuietStream Financial is an incredible place. We celebrate successes big and small. What does that have to do with the market? Those of you who have stopped by our office in Charlotte know that we ring a bell every time we defease a loan. The bell invigorates the office, as we know that the market is active […]

Managing Director Nikki Vasco named to Real Estate Forum’s prestigious Women of Influence list

QuietStream Financial Managing Director Nikki Vasco has been named one of 50 Women of Influence in the commercial real estate industry by Real Estate Forum, a leading publication for real estate professionals. Vasco leads QuietStream Financial portfolio company FullCapitalStack as its chief investment officer in addition to her role as a managing director. FullCapitalStack, a […]

Bringing more transparency to commercial real estate investing

Transparency. Accountability. Accessibility. These are all traits commercial real estate investors want, and they are qualities the best sponsors consistently display. When investors and sponsors don’t see eye-to-eye on these crucial elements, it can lead to trouble. That lesson has come front-and-center here in North Carolina. Pittenger Land Investments, the land investment firm founded by […]

Market Report: ‘Falling knife’ or ‘buy on fear’?

It’s hard to even look at the numbers right now.  After a sharp slide to end last week, investors woke to more disturbing news Monday as international market declines sent the Dow Jones Industrials into a 1,000-point tailspin to start the day. Even a big late morning rebound eventually gave way to a sell-off later in the day. […]

Bankruptcies, weak sales not slowing retailer growth

The retail industry may be tussling with some high-profile bankruptcies and weak sales growth, but demand for retail properties remains strong, according to a recent report from RBC Capital Markets. Analyst Rich Moore’s research shows retailers have increased plans to expand and open new stores over the next 24 months compared to the outlook earlier […]

Market Report: On Track For Rate Hikes?

Expectations this week continue to point toward a September interest rate increase, supported by Friday’s jobs report. The Labor Department said Friday that the U.S. economy created 215,000 net new jobs in July with a nationwide unemployment rate unchanged at 5.3%. The numbers illustrate a stable job market, no longer adding jobs at last year’s […]