WATCH: “It’s going to take longer, and it’s going to cost more”: Craig Solomon on the real estate capital stack

Square Mile Capital's CEO discusses his firm's bet on "secular tailwinds."

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Nov.November 05, 2020 02:30 PM

Craig Solomon is one of the most active lenders and investors in a market that’s rife with uncertainty. His firm, Square Mile Capital, has made some recent big bets on last-mile real estate and is quickly becoming one of the country’s largest owners of soundstage space, with acquisitions such as Silvercup Studios in New York City and CBS Television City in Los Angeles.

(Watch more of The REInterview, a series of in-depth conversations with real estate leaders and newsmakers hosted by Hiten Samtani, here.)

Solomon recently had an in-depth conversation with The Real Deal‘s Hiten Samtani in which he laid out his investing philosophy, how he figures out the capital stack, and his concerns about the current political environment, one in which he sees “a brand of socialism.”

Watch highlights from the discussion above. For an extended version of this conversation in print, read here. — TRD Staff


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