The Mortgage Bankers Association says it expects commercial and multifamily originations to close the year roughly on par with the record activity seen in 2017.
Multifamily Lending in U.S. Hit New High of $285 Billion in 2017
World Property Journal, Nov. 1, 2018--Monsef Rachid
Siding with Landlords and Lenders, Voters Reject Expanded Rent Control
National Mortgage News, Nov. 7, 2018--Elina Tarkazikis (free article)
Lowe's to Close Nearly 50 Stores
Wall Street Journal, Nov. 5, 2018--Sarah Nassauer (subscription)
LaSalle to Enter U.S. Debt Market by Acquiring $1.2 Billion Firm
Bloomberg, Nov. 1, 2018--Gillian Tan
New Toys 'R' Us Owners Mull Physical Stores
Crain's Chicago Business, Nov. 2, 2018
Release of Guidelines Renews Interest in Opportunity Zones
Commercial Property Executive, Nov. 2, 2018--Paul Fiorilla
MBANow: CREF Corner Office Conversation with DBRS's Erin Stafford
The Mortgage Bankers Association released a new interview with DBRS Managing Director Erin Stafford, who discussed commercial mortgage-backed securities, the role of rating agencies and the credit outlook for commercial real estate.
MBA Chart of the Week: Multifamily Lending in 2017
The multifamily mortgage market is large and diverse, with 2,554 lenders making 44,623 loans totaling a record $285 billion in 2017 involving loans ranging in size from thousands of dollars to hundreds of millions of dollars.
FHFA Holds GSE Multifamily Lending Caps Steady
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac multifamily lending caps will hold steady at $35 billion in 2019, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced yesterday.
CMBS Delinquency Rate Reverses Direction
The commercial mortgage-backed securities loan delinquency rate reversed its consistent improvement in October, moving one basis point higher to 3.42 percent, reported Trepp, New York.
ULI: Open Space Can Deliver Significant Return on Investment
Developers can see a return on investment by incorporating parks and open spaces in their properties, reported the Urban Land Institute, Washington, D.C.
Jenkins to Lead Freddie Mac Multifamily Business Immediately
Freddie Mac, McLean, Va., named Deborah Jenkins Executive Vice President and Head of its multifamily business effective immediately.
Berkadia Arranges $46.5M Refinancing for Causeway Square
Berkadia, New York, secured $46.5 million to recapitalize Causeway Square, a 169,000-square-foot mixed-use development in North Miami, Fla.
2019 Commercial/Multifamily Future Leaders Application Period Open
The application period is open for MBA Education's 2019 Commercial/Multifamily Future Leaders program.
CRE Basics: Underwriting Multifamily Valuation Starts Nov. 27
MBA Education's popular CRE Basics: Underwriting Multifamily Valuation course starts Nov. 27.
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.
MBA Education Multifamily Property Inspection Workshop in Atlanta Mar. 27-28
MBA Education presents its popular Multifamily Property Inspection Workshop in Atlanta March 27 and 28.