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BisnowTV Exclusive: Forest City Ratner CEO MaryAnne Gilmartin On Working With Foreign Investors, Becoming A REIT

Kenneth Weissenberg, partner at EisnerAmper, and MaryAnne Gilmartin, president & CEO at Forest City Ratner, discuss:

  • The challenges of dealing with foreign investors and EB-5
  • How creating a REIT helps deal with the challenges of financing new projects
  • The importance of creating the right financing partnerships
  • Reducing the cost of capital (specifically the cost of equity)
  • How to find new frontiers: Follow the Artists and Follow the Restaurants