Consulting firm Ernst & Young recently published its Global Market Outlook 2016 report, which highlights key trends in private equity real estate. Mark Grinis, global real estate fund services leader at Ernst & Young, provides insight into the top 10 issues to watch in the coming year.
NREI, WealthManagement.com's sister publication, spoke with American Realty Capital Chairman and CEO Nicholas Schorsch to find out some of the drivers behind the deal with Cole, what the new entity will look like going forward and how this could impact the broader REIT industry.
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As the industry continues to shift toward fee based business, many advisors are taking a deeper look into their current practice in an effort to align with this trend. The good news is that shifting away from a commission-based model can transform your practice in powerful ways—including increasing the stability of your revenue streams, enhancing client loyalty and potentially boosting the value of your businesses....More