First quarter commercial/multifamily mortgage loan originations fell by one-third from the fourth quarter but edged up from a year ago, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning.
Why Universities Became Big-Time Real Estate Developers
Slate Magazine, May 11, 2018--Henry Grabar
Cities Now Use Taxes to Fight Blight. Is It Working?
Governing Magazine, May 14, 2018--J. Brian Charles
In the Pipeline: Navigating This Multifamily Sellers' Market
HousingWire, May 11, 2018--Jeremiah Jensen
These 95 Apartments Promised Affordable Rent in San Francisco. Then 6,580 People Applied
New York Times, May 12, 2018--Emily Badger
Economists See Less Risk of Economic Downturn Over The Next Year
MarketWatch, May 12, 2018--Gregg Robb
The Time May Be Right for More M&A in the REIT Sector, Analysts Say
National Real Estate Investor, May 15, 2018--Mary Diduch
MBA Now: Ashley Gunn on MBA's C/MF Servicing and Technology Conference
The Mortgage Bankers Association's latest MBA Now features MBA Commercial/Multifamily Director Ashley Gunn discussing MBA's Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Technology Conference.
4 Hot Topics at the Upcoming MBA Commercial Mortgage Servicing/Technology Conference
This weekend, executives from the nation's leading commercial mortgage loan servicing operations will head to Miami to attend the Mortgage Bankers Association's Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Technology Conference. Our own executives are excited about attending this show, as the strengthening economy indicates to us that these players will become increasingly important--and busy--as we continue moving into 2018.
CMBS Delinquency Rate Measures Diverge Slightly
Following a brief increase in March, the commercial mortgage-backed securities delinquency rate resumed its downward trajectory in April, reported Trepp, New York.
JLL: First-Quarter Transaction Volume Grows
Transaction volumes exceeded expectations in the first quarter with 4.7 percent year-over-year growth, reported JLL, Chicago.
After Years of Growth, Single-Family Rentals 'Stabilizing'
In the wake of the housing crisis, single-family homes grew to more than one-third of U.S. rental stock nationwide. Now, says the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, that dramatic growth has stabilized.
Apartment Rent Gains Heat Up With Weather
Multifamily rents continued their strong seasonal gains in April, rising $4--the highest figure since last spring--to a $1,377 national average, reported YardiMatrix, Santa Barbara, Calif.
'Landlord-Favorable' Industrial Real Estate Conditions
U.S. industrial real estate market conditions remained "landlord-favorable" during the 12 months ending March 31, reported Avison Young, Toronto.
'Stable' 1Q Conceals Shifting Market
The first quarter saw stable CRE operating fundamentals, cap rates and transaction volume, but shifts in market participants that drove activity, reported PwC, New York.
M&T Realty Capital Corp. Appoints Sigeti Managing Director
M&T Realty Capital Corp. appointed John Sigeti a Managing Director in Buffalo, N.Y.
Meridian Capital Group Arranges $304M
Meridian Capital Group, New York, arranged $251 million in construction financing for Pier 6 at Brooklyn Bridge on behalf of RAL Companies, Vanke US and Oliver's Realty Group.
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.
MBA Annual Convention & Expo in Washington Oct. 14-17
Join thousands of your industry colleagues in our nation's capital this October for the Mortgage Bankers Association' Annual Convention & Expo 2018.