The North American Free Trade Agreement's likely replacement, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, should increase U.S. commercial property market demand by decreasing uncertainty about trade, said CBRE, Los Angeles.
Real Estate Backed Loans Stage Comeback in CLO Surge
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 10, 2018--Matt Wirz (subscription)
Sears Hires Advisers to Prepare Bankruptcy Filing
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 9, 2018--Suzanne Kapner, Lillian Rizzo, Soma Biswas (subscription)
Bridge Loans Can Be an Attractive Financing Strategy for Value-Add Investments
National Real Estate Investor, Oct. 5, 2018--Shahin Yazdi
Lennar Is in Advanced Talks to Sell Its Real-Estate Lending Unit, Rialto Capital
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 9, 2018--Craig Karmin, Laura Kusisto, Dana Mattioli (subscription)
Sexual-Harassment Suit Naming Real-Estate CEO Goes to Arbitration
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 5, 2018--Esther Fung (subscription)
MBA Chart of the Week: Commercial/Multifamily Mortgages Intermediated to Non-Traditional Lenders
The role of "non-traditional" lenders continues to grow within the commercial real estate finance market.
Fannie Mae Names Hugh Frater Interim CEO; Tim Mayopoulos to Leave Oct. 15
Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., appointed Hugh R. Frater as Interim CEO, effective October 16, subject to final Federal Housing Finance Agency approval. He will succeed Timothy J. Mayopoulos, who announced his intention to depart in July and will leave the company on October 15.
CRE Price Growth Picks Up in August
U.S. commercial real estate property price growth picked up in August, reported Real Capital Analytics, New York.
Hotel Sector Faces Volatility
Healthy economic momentum and consumer confidence have boosted travel and hotel performance, but the sector could see more volatility in 2019, analysts say.
Mountain America Credit Union, West Jordan, Utah, introduced eClosings on commercial loans.
Davis Joins Walker & Dunlop
Walker & Dunlop, Bethesda, Md., hired Michael Davis as Senior Vice President in its FHA Finance group.
Norris, Beggs & Simpson Secures $43M For Apartment Construction
Norris, Beggs & Simpson Financial Services, Portland, Ore., secured $42.9 million in construction and permanent financing two Seattle apartment properties.
MBA Recognizes Premier Members
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MBA Recognizes Select Members
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CRE Basics: Underwriting Multifamily Valuation Starts Nov. 27
MBA Education's popular CRE Basics: Underwriting Multifamily Valuation course starts Nov. 27.