The Mortgage Bankers Association, in a separate letter and with a coalition of industry trade groups, urged members of the House Financial Services Committee to support legislation that would clarify and amend the High Volatility Commercial Real Estate bank capital rule.
Predicting the Death of the Mall, One J.C. Penney at a Time
Bloomberg, Oct. 11, 2017--Rachel Evans, Claire Boston
Renters Think the Housing Market is Finally Loosening Up...
CNBC, Oct. 10, 2017--Diana Olick
The State of the Debt Market for Commercial Real Estate
Real Estate Weekly, Oct. 5, 2017--Steven Kohn
Manhattan Office Leasing Jumps on Financial-Sector Hiring
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 8, 2017--Keiko Morris (subscription)
Why Commercial Real Estate Lending by Big Apple's Home-Grown Banks Is Down
National Real Estate Investor, Oct. 5, 2017--Ely Razin
Investors Look for Bargains in Undervalued Markets
National Real Estate Investor, Oct. 4, 2017--Beth Mattson-Teig
Institutional Investors Develop Bigger Appetite for Debt Funds
National Real Estate Investor, Oct. 11, 2017--Beth Mattson-Teig
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Avison Young: CRE Slows But 'Robust' Deal Flow Remains
U.S. commercial real estate in first-half 2017 lagged slightly compared to one year ago, reported Avison Young, Toronto.
September CMBS Delinquency Rate Drops Again
The commercial mortgage-backed securities delinquency rate fell again in September--the third straight month--reported Trepp LLC, New York.
3Q Single-Tenant Net Lease Cap Rates Decrease
Single-tenant net lease sector cap rates decreased for the first time across all asset classes in the third quarter, reported Boulder Group, Northbrook, Ill.
Apartment Rent Growth Stable; Occupancy Remains Tight
U.S. apartment rents saw flat rent growth in September but moderate third-quarter growth, said RealPage, Richardson, Texas, and Yardi Matrix, Santa Barbara, Calif.
Renting vs. Buying: The Roommate Factor
Trulia, San Francisco, notes it's a better deal to buy than rent in America's largest housing markets--and for much of that time it hasn't been close. But does the equation change for renters who share their rent with a roommate? The answer: it depends a lot on where you live.
Stability--But Caution--in Hotel Sector
The hotel sector continues to display stability, "but with a dose of caution regarding future growth," said US Realty Consultants, Columbus, Ohio.
Pillar Financial, New York, received approval as a Fannie Mae Seniors Housing Lender through the GSE's Delegated Underwriting and Servicing program.
Walker & Dunlop Hires Fathaly
Walker & Dunlop, Bethesda, Md., hired Telly Fathaly as a managing director of Walker & Dunlop Investment Sales.
JLL Secures $96M for Philadelphia Office Tower
JLL, Chicago, secured $96 million for Taconic Capital Advisors and Cohen Equities to acquire 801 Market Street, a 695,000-square-foot office tower in Philadelphia's Market East submarket.
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.
Enrollment Deadline Approaching: FHA Multifamily Underwriter Training
The MBA Education FHA Multifamily Underwriting Training Program--the most extensive and rigorous curriculum of its kind in the industry--starts Jan. 8. Open enrollment ends Oct. 31.
Now Taking Applications: MBA Education Commercial/Multifamily Future Leaders Program
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 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 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.