5 ADA Accessibility Myths

03/01/2015
5 ADA Accessibility Myths from Hunter Kitchens, In: “Facility System Solutions”

Don’t let these common misconceptions trip you up.

If you’re like most business owners, when you think of the Americans with Disabilities Act, you think of employee-related buzzwords like “reasonable accommodations,” the “interactive process,” and whether workers can perform the “essential functions” of their jobs. It’s a major undertaking to educate management on these few phrases alone, but they actually pertain to only one of the five sections that comprise the ADA (specifically, Title I, which covers employment).
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CMBS Article from NREI

Brent-Kenefick_jpgHere is a portion of an article from National Real Estate Investor Magazine discussing the role of CMBS or “Conduit” loan in the Apartment lending space.  We are seeing more and more transactions where the buyer of larger apartment complexes consider the advantages of CMBS financing over traditional financing thru banks and Fannie and Freddie.  CMBS is getting a little more aggressive but still underwriting is sound.  They are not allowing projected rents to be used to size the loan like they did prior to the market crash in 2008.
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