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Volume 16 | Issue 7 | Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Lede

 

'Be Prepared For a Change'

SAN DIEGO--Make hay while the sun shines, but be prepared for a storm when clouds appear, said Mortgage Bankers Association Chairman Dave Motley, CMB.

 

Top National News

 
Commercial Mortgage Originations Ended 2017 on a High Note

National Mortgage Professional, Feb. 12, 2018--Phil Hall
Commercial and multifamily mortgage originations during 2017 was up 15 percent from the previous year, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations.

Fed Is 'A Long Way Away' From Having to Raise Interest Rates Due to Wage Pressure: Kashkari

MarketWatch, Feb. 8, 2018--Greg Robb
The U.S. central bank is "a long way away" from having to raise interest rates due to higher inflation caused by higher labor costs, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Thursday.

Optimizing Environmental Due Diligence in CRE Transactions

Commercial Property Executive, Feb. 13, 2018--Sanyu Kyeyune
Environmental and engineering expert Dan Spinogatti outlines considerations to improve assessment of environmental risk to keep real estate deals on time and on budget, during the Mortgage Bankers Association CREF/Multifamily Finance conference in San Diego.

News and Trends

 
Commercial Real Estate Dynamics Changing

SAN DIEGO--Commercial real estate remains healthy going into 2018, but it dynamics are changing, says Mortgage Bankers Association Vice President of Commercial and Multifamily Research Jamie Woodwell.

Wells Fargo Leads MBA 2017 Year-End Commercial/Multifamily Servicer Rankings

SAN DIEGO--The Mortgage Bankers Association released its year-end ranking of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers' volumes as of December 31.

MBA Projects 2018 Maturing Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Volume to Drop 42%

SAN DIEGO--The Mortgage Bankers Association said 6 percent, or $102.2 billion, of the $1.8 trillion outstanding commercial and multifamily mortgages held by non-bank lenders and investors will mature in 2018, a 42 percent decrease from $175.9 billion in 2017.

MBA Forecasts 3% Decline in 2018 Commercial/Multifamily Origination Volume

The Mortgage Bankers Association projects commercial and multifamily mortgage originations will decline slightly in 2018, ending the year at $549 billion, down 3% percent from 2017.

MBA: 2017 Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Up 15%

SAN DIEGO--Commercial and multifamily mortgage originations rose by 15 percent for the full-year 2017 over 2016, according to preliminary estimates from the Mortgage Bankers Association's Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations.

MBA Presents JLL with Commercial/Multifamily Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award

SAN DIEGO--The Mortgage Bankers Association awarded JLL, Chicago, with its 2018 Commercial/Multifamily Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award for the company's efforts in organizational diversity and inclusion.

MBA Honors Tom Dennard with 2018 CREF Distinguished Service Award

SAN DIEGO--The Mortgage Bankers Association awarded Thomas S. Dennard, Chairman and CEO of Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, with its 2018 Commercial Real Estate Finance Distinguished Service Award.

MBA Projects 2018 Maturing Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Volume to Drop 42%

SAN DIEGO--The Mortgage Bankers Association said 6 percent, or $102.2 billion, of the $1.8 trillion outstanding commercial and multifamily mortgages held by non-bank lenders and investors will mature in 2018, a 42 percent decrease from $175.9 billion in 2017.

CREF Highlights

Commercial and multifamily developments and activities relevant to your business and our industry.

Hotel Lenders See Peak But Stay Positive

Hotel lenders think asset values are approaching a peak, but their short-term outlooks are less cautious today than one year ago, the STR/RobertDouglas Hotel Lender Survey reported.

People in the News

 
Mallory Rejoins HFF as a Director in Indianapolis

Holliday Fenoglio Fowler announced Adam Mallory rejoined the firm as a director focused on debt and equity placement transactions in its Indianapolis office.

MBA News

 
MBA Recognizes Premier, Select 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 Commercial/Multifamily Servicing/Technology Conference in Miami May 20-23

The Mortgage Bankers Association's annual Commercial/Multifamily Servicing and Technology Conference takes place May 20-23 at the Intercontinental Miami.

MBA Expands C/MF Mortgage Banking Licensing Law Resource

The Mortgage Bankers Association updated and expanded its state-by-state compilation of commercial/multifamily mortgage state licensing requirements.

MBA Education Launches Commercial Insurance Webinar Series

MBA Education in collaboration with Insurance Advisors LLC and Fortress Risk Consultants LLC is offering 13 webinars over the next two years that will cover commercial insurance types, commercial insurance industry processes and commercial insurance compliance.

MBA Education Multifamily Property Inspection Workshop in Chicago July 11-12

MBA Education presents its popular Multifamily Property Inspection Workshop in Chicago July 11 and 12, 2018.

About MBA Newslink

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Publisher: Marcia Davies, Chief Operating Officer

Vice President of Public Affairs: John Mechem jmechem@mba.org

Editor: Mike Sorohan 202/557-2855 msorohan@mba.org 

Editorial Director: Michael Tucker 202/557-2851 mtucker@mba.org 

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