U.S. commercial property price growth lost steam for the fourth consecutive month in July, reported Real Capital Analytics, New York.
Trade Groups Make New Push on GSE Reform
National Mortgage Professional, Sept. 5, 2018--Phil Hall
New York's World Trade Center Struggles to Fill Office Space
Wall Street Journal, Sept. 11, 2018--Peter Grant (subscription)
The Government May Want to Buy Your Dying Mall
Wall Street Journal, Sept. 11, 2018--Esther Fung (subscription)
RealPage Completes $100 Million Acquisition of LeaseLabs
HousingWire, Sept. 11, 2018--Ben Lane
Highland Capital Is Close to $300 Million Rental-Home Deal
Bloomberg, Sept. 7, 2018--Patrick Clark, Gillian Tan
Rental Glut Sends Chill Through the Hottest U.S. Housing Markets
Bloomberg, Sept. 7, 2018--Prashant Gopal
On Anniversary of GSE Conservatorship, MBA, Trade Groups Issue 'Open Letter' to Administration, Congress on GSE Reform
The Mortgage Bankers Association and nearly 30 trade groups representing the real estate finance industry and community groups took the extraordinary step of publishing an Open Letter to the Trump Administration and Congress, urging them to step up efforts to reform the secondary housing market.
MBA Chart of the Week: Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency Rates Since 1996
It is hard to overstate how low commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquency rates are today.
Small-Balance Market Shows Resilience
Despite pressure from rising interest rates, valuations on properties securing small-balance multifamily loans have shown clear resilience, said Arbor and Chandan Economics.
Strong Outlook, Abundant Capital in Multifamily Sector
Strong market fundamentals, an abundance of capital and an influx of investors continue to propel the multifamily market, said Real Capital Markets, Carlsbad, Calif.
CMBS Delinquency Rate Drops, Loss Severities Increase
The commercial mortgage-backed securities delinquency rate fell again in August for the sixth consecutive month, but large loans liquidated with high loss severities drove up the second quarter's loss severity figure, analysts said.
Sizzling Industrial Sector Could Face Headwinds
Industrial real estate's record-strong fundamentals remain in place, but the sector could see some future headwinds including labor shortages and tariffs, analysts say.
BridgeCore Capital, Beverly Hills, Calif. commenced operations providing private bridge financing for commercial and non-owner-occupied residential properties throughout California.
Murphy Joins Sun Life Investment Management
Sun Life Investment Management, New York, appointed Tom Murphy Head of Affiliate Development and Business Strategy.
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, LaSalle Hotel Properties to Merge in $5.2B Deal
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust and LaSalle Hotel Properties, both real estate investment trusts headquartered in Bethesda, Md., agreed to merge in a deal valued at $5.2 billion.
Commercial Loan Origination Sales Training Workshop in New York Sept. 18-19
MBA Education presents its popular Commercial Loan Origination Sales Training Workshop in New York Sept. 18 and 19.
CRE Basics: Underwriting Retail & Valuation Starts Sept. 20
MBA Education's popular CRE Basics: Underwriting Retail series starts September 20.
MBA Commercial/Multifamily Marketing Officer Roundtable in Washington Oct 3-4
MBA business peer roundtables bring together professionals from commercial and multifamily real estate finance firms.
2019 Commercial/Multifamily Future Leaders Application Period Open
The application period is open for MBA Education's 2019 Commercial/Multifamily Future Leaders program.