Following marathon negotiations, substantial rewrites--and intense lobbying by the Mortgage Bankers Association--the Senate on early Saturday morning passed a sweeping $1.5 trillion tax reform bill.
GOP's Late Changes to Tax Bill Buoy Key Industries
Wall Street Journal, Dec. 4, 2017--Kate Davidson, Joshua Jamerson (subscription)
Multifamily Deliveries Slow as Worker Scarcity Increases Construction Times
Multi-Housing News, Nov. 30, 2017--Paul Fiorilla
New York City Council Halts Midtown Tower Construction
Wall Street Journal, Dec. 3, 2017--Josh Barbanel (subscription)
Short-Term Stores Now a Permanent Fixture in New York Retail
Wall Street Journal, Dec. 3, 2017--Keiko Morris (subscription)
The Surprising State With the Highest Hidden Flood Risk
Wall Street Journal, Nov. 30, 2017--Adam Bonislawski (subscription)
Student Housing REITs See Growth Potential in Public-Private Partnerships
National Real Estate Investor, Dec. 4, 2017--John Egan
Lawmakers Pressed to Save Flood Insurance Program
National Mortgage News, Nov. 30, 2017--Brian Collins (subscription)
Fed Rate Hike is Expected Next Week and Three More Increases are Expected in 2018: Reuters Poll
CNBC, Dec. 4, 2017
Managing 'Unconscious Bias' and Creating High-Functioning Teams
WASHINGTON--"If you have a brain," says Lissia Taylor Hundley, "you're biased."
Single-Family Rental Market Moves Toward the Middle
The rapidly maturing single-family rental market is "moving toward the middle," said ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif.
CBRE: Shopping Centers To Reinvent Themselves As Simply 'Centers' By 2030
Future shopping centers will become simply 'centers' by reinventing themselves as mixed-use destinations and adding healthcare, educational and leisure uses, said CBRE, Los Angeles.
Steady Rise In Small-Balance Lending
Small-balance multifamily lending--between $1 million and $5 million--slipped during the third quarter but remains on a record-setting pace for the year, reported Arbor Realty Trust and Chandan Economics.
Moody's: CMBS Loss Severities Increase Slightly
Just more than 150 commercial mortgage-backed securities loans liquidated with a 42.8 percent weighted-average loss severity during the third quarter--up slightly from 42.5 percent in the quarter before--reported Moody's, New York.
Boulder Group: Single-Tenant Net Lease Medical Sector Healthy
The single-tenant net lease medical sector will likely remain active because investors like the long-term outlook for healthcare-related properties, said Boulder Group, Northbrook, Ill.
Principal Financial Group, Des Moines, Iowa, will move its stock exchange listing to the Nasdaq Global Select Market after market close on December 15.
Huebscher Elected to Freddie Mac Board of Directors
Freddie Mac, McLean, Va., announced that Grace Huebscher was elected as a director on the company's board of directors.
Brookfield Asset Management Buys Houston Center for $875M
Brookfield Asset Management, Toronto, acquired the 4.2-million-square-foot Houston Center in downtown Houston for $875 million.
CREF18 in San Diego Feb. 11-14
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo 2018 returns to San Diego Feb. 11-14.
MBA Recognizes Premier Members
MBA is proud to recognize its Premier and Select Associate Members and to thank them for their continued support of MBA and the real estate finance industry.
MBA Recognizes Select Members
MBA recognizes its Premier and Select Associate Members and thanks them for their continued support of MBA and the real estate finance industry.
MBA Education Multifamily Property Inspection Workshop in Atlanta Mar. 21-22
MBA Education presents its popular Multifamily Property Inspection Workshop in Atlanta March 21 and 22, 2018.
MBA Education Webinar: Excel for Commercial Real Estate Professionals, Jan. 17
The MBA Education Excel for Commercial Real Estate Finance Professionals webinar will explore how to create a useful and powerful spreadsheet when analyzing commercial real estate.