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Volume 16 | Issue 44 | Thursday, November 01, 2018

The Lede


Institutional Real Estate Allocations Climb Again

Global appetite for commercial real estate remains strong, reported Hodes Weill & Assocs. and Cornell University.


Top National News

Identifying Lucrative Value-Add Multifamily Opportunities as the Cycle Lengthens

National Real Estate Investor, Oct. 31, 2018--Mark Sharkansky
The appetite for value-add multifamily investments remains strong-and in light of this increasing competition, many investors are struggling to identify and secure assets that present high-reward opportunities.

What Digital Transformation Means For The Commercial Real Estate Practitioner

Forbes, Oct. 25, 2018--Robert Finlay
When it comes to the digital transformation of commercial real estate, the future is now. Digital technologies and advanced analytics are helping businesses across industries learn and achieve more.

Apartment Construction Begins to Slow Down

National Real Estate Investor, Oct. 30, 2018--Bendix Anderson
Apartment building developers may finally take a breather in their rush to build new units.

Multifamily Deals Are Getting Harder to Pencil, Oct. 21,2018--Kelsi Maree Borland
The multifamily market is challenging today, but there are still reasons to be excited about it, including growing demand and Class B and secondary market rent growth.

News and Trends

CREF Highlights

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

Tech Employers' Spillover Effect on Office Rents

Technology companies from northern California, Seattle, Boston and New York are expanding into new markets, creating more office space demand and rent growth in beneficiary markets, reported CBRE, Los Angeles.

Institutional-Quality CRE Returns Slip; Cap Rates Reach Historic Lows

Institutional-quality commercial real estate returned 1.67 percent between July and September, down slightly from 1.81 percent in the second quarter, the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries reported.

California Leads National Demand For Industrial Real Estate

The industrial sector is in demand across the country, but California leads the way with the top five markets for industrial real estate investment nationwide, said Ten-X, Irvine, Calif.

Commercial/Multifamily Briefs

Capital One, McLean, Va., established a new unitranche loan program focused on commercial and healthcare real estate with Kayne Anderson Real Estate, Los Angeles, as co-investor.

People in the News

HFF Hires Goldstein in Los Angeles

Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, Houston, expanded its loan sales group by adding Senior Director Greg Goldstein.

Dealmaker of the Week

400 Madison Ave. Sells for $195M

Daishin Securities Co., Seoul, South Korea, acquired 21-story office asset 400 Madison Avenue for $194.5 million.

MBA News

CREF19 in San Diego Feb. 10-13

The Mortgage Bankers Association's Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo 2019 returns to San Diego Feb. 10-13.

About MBA Newslink

President and CEO: Robert Broeksmit, CMB

Publisher: Marcia Davies, Chief Operating Officer

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Editor: Mike Sorohan 202/557-2855 

Editorial Director: Michael Tucker 202/557-2851 

Senior Editorial/Advertising Specialist: Lesley Hall 202/557-2856

Advertising Opportunities: Bill Farmakis 203/834-8832

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