Smaller secondary cities are poised for growth, reported PwC US, New York, and the Urban Land Institute, Washington, D.C.
MBA President: GSE Reform is Within Reach
Scotsman Guide, Oct. 27, 2017--Victor Whitman
Banks Remain Stingy With Construction Dollars
National Real Estate Investor, Nov. 1, 2017--Beth Mattson-Teig
Trump to Tap Fed's Jerome Powell for Fed Chairman
Wall Street Journal, Nov. 1, 2017--Kate Davidson, Peter Nicholas, David Harrison (subscription)
GOP Rep. Jeb Hensarling to Retire After End of Current Term
The Hill, Oct. 31, 2017--Sylvan Lane
Rent Growth Slows Down in the SFR Sector
National Real Estate Investor, Oct. 30, 2017--Bendix Anderson
Rent Is Eating Up a Record Share of Americans' Disposable Income
Bloomberg, Oct. 30, 2017--Matthew Boesler
Mall Owners Work to Reclaim Retail Wasteland With Public Money
Bloomberg, Oct. 30, 2017--Sarah Mulholland
Rising Rents Are Pushing More Tenants Past the Breaking Point
Bloomberg, Oct. 26, 2017--Patrick Clark
MBA Forecasts Commercial/Multifamily Originations Flat in 2018
Commercial and multifamily mortgage originations should increase in 2017 to end the year at $515 billion--up 5 percent from 2016--the Mortgage Bankers Association projected. Volumes should remain at roughly that level in 2018 as well.
El-Erian Looks Ahead in an 'Uncertain' World
DENVER--Business people need resilience and optionality to succeed in the current "uncertain" world, said Mohamed El-Erian, Chief Economic Advisor with Allianz, Munich, Germany at the recent Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention & Expo.
NNNet Advisors: Squeeze on Net Lease Investors Continues
Cap rate compression in the single-tenant net lease sector continued in the third quarter as both median and average cap rates reached record lows, reported NNNet Advisors, Los Angeles.
Hotel Pipeline Grows, Daily Rate Growth Slows
U.S. hotel rooms under construction grew 5.7 percent on a yearly basis through September, reported STR, Hendersonville, Tenn.
Freddie Mac Finds 'Widening' Affordable Rental Shortfall
The already-acute shortfall of affordable rental apartments has widened "considerably" over the past six years, said Freddie Mac, McLean, Va.
Coldwell Banker: Room to Improve Office Space
As employers seek to define the workplace perks most likely to attract and retain employees, Coldwell Banker Commercial Affiliates, Madison, N.J., said the physical office itself could keep staff happier.
New York, Los Angeles Among World's Largest Investment Markets
Tokyo, New York and Los Angeles represent the world's largest commercial real estate investment markets, with the global stock of investable assets standing at $27.5 trillion, reported CBRE and Cushman & Wakefield.
Carlton Fields Adds Structured Finance Securities Specialist Doll
Former Kroll Bond Rating Agency Managing Director Troy Doll joined Carlton Fields' New York office as a finance attorney. He is a member of the firm's Real Estate and Commercial Finance practice group.
WeWork To Acquire Lord & Taylor Manhattan Flagship for $850M
Office-sharing startup WeWork, New York, agreed to acquire Lord & Taylor's flagship retail store on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue for $850 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 Accounting/Financial Management Conference Nov. 13-15
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Accounting/Financial Management Conference 2017 takes place Nov. 13-15 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio.
Taking Applications Until Nov. 20: MBA Education C/MF Future Leaders
MBA Education is taking applications for its Commercial/Multifamily Future Leaders Program, an executive leadership development program that delivers a comprehensive curriculum for selected managers who have shown leadership abilities.
MBA Summit on Diversity and Inclusion Dec. 4-5
The Mortgage Bankers Association's annual Summit on Diversity & Inclusion takes place Dec. 4-5 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C.
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.