Cantor Fitzgerald recently hosted a Real Estate Finance Seminar at the Radisson BLU Hotel in Galway which was very well attended by developers, financial advisors, accountants and solicitors.
David Beaton, our Chief Investment Officer presented an overview of investment markets, while Glenn Bradley, Director Corporate Finance highlighted the many funding challenges currently faced by developers and where Cantor Fitzgerald can assist in funding projects.
With 63% of construction companies facing difficulty in borrowing from financial institutions, we believe that the gap in the market for SME firms is an opportunity for retail investors. The seminar provided for a very open forum to engage with both real estate and finance professionals. We were especially happy to have Patricia Staunton, Head of Cushman & Wakefield Galway on board, to share her valuable insights on the investment market.
It is our view that the sector will continue to provide a good opportunity for investment and we are always happy to appraise any real estate opportunity, with a view to structuring a suitable investment option for our clients.