Tim Doherty, Safehold’s Head of Investments, recently spoke with Commercial Observer’s Partner Insights team about how Safehold has transformed the ground lease into a value-creating tool for building owners and what it means to be the creator and leader of an emerging market sector. Historically, the term “ground lease” was a dirty word in real […]
Head of Investments Tim Doherty sits down with The Ground Up to discuss the evolving modern ground lease landscape, recent deal activity and Safehold’s investment process.
Safehold’s Chief Legal Officer, Doug Heitner, explains the contractual innovations behind the modern ground lease revolution [Article updated December 7, 2020] Doug Heitner, Chief Legal Officer of Safehold and iStar, is well-versed in the difference between old-fashioned, restrictive ground leases and the modern, customer-friendly version Safehold introduced to the market. In this Q&A, Heitner explains […]
Chairman & CEO Jay Sugarman on how Safehold unlocks hidden value for property owners by delivering a more efficient, customer-focused ground lease solution Throughout much of the history of commercial real estate, buying a property automatically meant buying both the building and the land underneath it. But common practice isn’t always best practice. Safehold, a […]
A Q&A with Safehold Chairman & CEO Jay Sugarman reveals how their new take on ground leases is delivering higher returns for property owners Jay Sugarman had spent more than 20 years using sale-leasebacks to provide more efficient capital to corporations when he realized he could do the same for commercial real estate owners. Here, […]