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.
Shocker: MBA President and CEO David Stevens Announces Retirement
HousingWire, Oct. 25, 2017--Ben Lane
MBA: Multifamily Lending Hit Record High in 2016
National Mortgage Professional, Oct. 19, 2017--Phil Hall
Lord & Taylor Sells NYC Flagship Store for $850M
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 24, 2017--Suzanne Kapner, Eliot Brown (subscription)
Trump Picks MBA's Len Wolfson to Serve as HUD Assistant Secretary
HousingWire, Oct. 20, 2017--Ben Lane
Big Mall Operator Does the Unthinkable--Builds a Mall
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 24, 2017--Suanne Kapner (subscription)
What HMDA Changes Mean for Lenders
HousingWire, Oct. 24, 2017--Sarah Wheeler
Rental Listing Service Reports Baby Boomers Leaving Homeownership in Droves
HousingWire, Oct. 19, 2017--Kelsey Ramirez
Rising Rents Are Stressing Out Tenants And Heightening America's Housing Crisis
Forbes, Oct. 19, 2017--Joel Kotkin, Wendell Cox
Investors Maintain Healthy Appetite for B-piece CMBS
National Real Estate Investor, Oct. 25, 2017--Beth Mattson-Teig
Lopez Reflects on Past Year as MBA Chairman
DENVER--His term as Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association at an end, Rodrigo Lopez, CMB, extolled attendees here at the MBA Annual Convention & Expo this morning to continue their involvement in the real estate finance industry.
MBA Appoints COMBOG Governors, Committee Chairs for 2018
DENVER--The Mortgage Bankers Association announced its 2018 members of the Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors (COMBOG) and Committee Chairs.
MBA Future Leaders Program Graduates 34 Commercial/Multifamily Real Estate Finance Professionals
DENVER--The Mortgage Bankers Association recognized 34 commercial/multifamily market segment professionals in a graduation ceremony for the MBA Future Leaders Program here at its Annual Convention & Expo.
MBA Asks Quick Confirmation of Montgomery as FHA Commissioner
The Mortgage Bankers Association asked Senate Banking Committee leadership to quickly move forward with Brian Montgomery's nomination as FHA Commissioner, saying his experience will provide a "unique perspective" on housing and mortgage markets.
Transforming, Reforming the GSEs
DENVER--Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae came to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention & Expo here to discuss their "transform and reform" stories.
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MBA Chart of the Week: Multifamily Mortgage Lending, 2013-2016 ($M)
Last year was another record year for multifamily mortgage lending, according to a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association.
JLL: Law Firms Seeking New Office Space
The law firm real estate market is entering a new phase that gives law firms a better choice of location and office space than ever before, reported JLL, Chicago.
Ten-X: Tech Shifts Spur Industrial Real Estate
The industrial sector continues to benefit from the same technology shifts challenging the retail and office sectors, reported Ten-X, Irvine, Calif.
Financial Industry Computer Systems, Addison, Texas, released a new version of its Commercial Servicer commercial servicing software to the Microsoft.NET framework.
G.S. Wilcox & Co. Hires Logan, Wilcox
G.S. Wilcox & Co., Morristown, N.J., hired Rob Logan and Wesley Wilcox as Senior Associates. Both will support the origination and underwriting areas of the firm's business.
HFF Secures $278M for Multifamily Construction
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, Houston, secured $277.8 million in construction financing for California and North Carolina multifamily properties.
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.
FHA Multifamily Underwriter Training: Enrollment Deadline Oct. 31
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.
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.
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 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.