After weeks--make that months--of debate, negotiations, markups and amendments, the Senate yesterday passed a sweeping regulatory relief package.
Toys R Us to Close All 800 of its U.S. Stores
Washington Post, Mar. 14, 2018--Abha Bhattarai
Is CMBS Underwriting Getting Loose?
National Real Estate Investor, Mar. 14, 2018--Mary Diduch
Blackstone REIT Triples Industrial Holdings With $1.8 Billion Deal
Bloomberg, Mar. 12, 2018--Noah Buhayar
Claire's Bankruptcy Would Accompany a Shift Away From Malls
Bloomberg, Mar. 9, 2018--Lauren Coleman-Lochner, Eliza Ronalds-Hannon
Is the Speculative Office Development Pipeline Going to Cause a Problem?
National Real Estate Investor, March 8, 2018--Mary Dudich
CMBS Delinquency Rates Improve Except for Retail Property Loans
National Mortgage News, Mar. 12, 2018--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
Ten Years After the Bear Stearns Bailout, Nobody Thinks It Would Happen Again
Wall Street Journal, Mar. 13, 2018--Justin Baer, Ryan Tracy (subscription)
Commercial and multifamily developments and activities from MBA relevant to your business and our industry.
Why Multifamily Rents Are Decelerating
Year-over-year multifamily rent growth fell from 5.5 percent in 2016 to 2.3 percent in December, largely due to one thing: occupancy, reported Yardi Matrix, Santa Barbara, Calif.
JLL: Grocery Retailers Slow Expansions, Speed Up Technology Investment
Grocery-anchored retail centers remain attractive to investors, JLL reported. Investment into grocery-anchored centers increased more than 5 percent last year.
'Stable' CRE Property Values
Commercial real estate assets prices generally held steady in early 2018, sector analysts said.
Multifamily Permitting, Starts Bounce Back
A temporary multifamily construction slowdown reversed course in January--the annual rate for both permits and starts increased significantly from December, reported Axiometrics, Richardson, Texas.
Marcus & Millichap expanded its southern California presence with a new office in El Segundo.
JLL Expands Denver Multifamily Debt Team
JLL announced Jeff Ogden joined the company as Senior Vice President based in Denver.
Dealmaker: M&T Realty Capital Provides $156M
M&T Realty Capital Corp., Baltimore, provided $155.8 million for multifamily and mixed-use properties in California, Texas, Washington and New York.
MBA National Technology Solutions Conference Apr. 15-18
Tech 18, the Mortgage Bankers Association's National Technology Solutions Conference & Expo, takes place Apr. 15-18 in Detroit. This year's conference will feature programming geared specifically to commercial/multifamily real estate finance technology professionals, who will hear from experts, network and share best practices on cyber security, robotic processes and more.
MBA Commercial Loan Origination Sales Training Workshop in Chicago Mar. 29
MBA Education presents its Commercial Loan Origination Sales Training Workshop in Chicago Mar. 29.
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.
CREF Market Intelligence Symposium July 11-12 in New York
The Mortgage Bankers Association CREF Market Intelligence Symposium cuts through the clutter to provide hard facts about the state of commercial real estate markets--what we do and don't know.
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 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 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.