After years of growth, the outlook for commercial real estate is ‘cautiously optimistic,' but the cycle's end approaches, reported commercial real estate valuation services firm Integra Realty Resources, Denver.
After Tax Overhaul, Manhattan Real-Estate Sales Seize Up
Wall Street Journal, Feb. 7, 2018--Josh Barbanel (subscription)
Bon-Ton is the Latest Retailer to Go Bust
CNBC, Feb 5, 2018--Lauren Thomas
The 10 Key Issues Ahead for Capital Markets in 2018
National Real Estate Investor, Jan 26, 2018--Beth Mattson-Teig
Yellen Says Prices 'High' for Stocks, Commercial Real Estate
Bloomberg, Feb. 4, 2018--Ros Krasny, Scott Lanman
Demand Remains Steady for Single-Family Rentals
National Real Estate Investor, Feb. 5, 2018--Bendix Anderson
MBA Chart of the Week: CMBS Annual Issuance Volume
This week's chart shows annual private-label commercial mortgage-backed securities issuance volumes over the past 12 years, where CMBS AAA spreads to swaps are averaged for the year.
CRE Executives Favor Industrial Sector
If given $1 billion today, most commercial real estate executives would invest it in the industrial sector, reported Altus Group Limited, Toronto.
CRE Tops Alternative Investments
Commercial real estate remains more appealing than many alternative investments including stocks, bonds and cash--largely due to CRE's relatively stable income component--reported Situs RERC, Houston.
Cap Rates Increase For Big-Box Stores
Single-tenant net lease big box store cap rates increased 25 basis points last year to 6.75 percent, reported Boulder Group, Northbrook, Ill.
Market for Data Center Growth Likely to Continue
The market for data centers--a growing industrial real estate subsector--is well positioned for continued growth, said JLL, Chicago.
Alicea Joins Greystone
Greystone, New York, hired Anthony Alicea as Head of Production for its Portfolio Lending Group.
Dealmaker: HFF Secures $70M for Hotel, Office Assets
HFF, Houston, arranged $70 million for three Los Angeles and Seattle hotel and office properties.
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.
MBA National Advocacy Conference Apr. 24-25
The Mortgage Bankers Association's annual National Advocacy Conference takes place Apr. 24-25 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C.
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.