The current economic expansion became the longest in U.S. history as GDP grew for the 121st consecutive month. That makes this a good time to plan for a downturn, said RCLCO, Washington, D.C.
SEC Calls for Orderly Transition Away From LIBOR
National Mortgage Professional, July 15, 2019--Phil Hall
Anbang Bidding Proves Investors Still Want High-Profile Hotels and Big Portfolios
National Real Estate Investor, July 15, 2019--Bendix Anderson
Manhattan Condo Slump Starting to Imperil City Developers
Wall Street Journal, July 16, 2019--Konrad Putzier, Esther Fung (subscription)
Insurance Companies Expand Multifamily Financing Options
Colorado Real Estate Journal, July 13, 2019--Cooper Williams
Newmark Realty Capital Secures $48M
Newmark Realty Capital, San Francisco, arranged $47.85 million for Arizona and California office, mixed-use and hotel assets.
Poulos to Lead CBRE National Healthcare
CBRE Group, Los Angeles, appointed John Poulos to lead its healthcare practice, focusing on compliance, facilities management, project management, advisory and transaction and consulting services to healthcare systems throughout the country.
MBA Promotes Lisa Haynes to Senior Vice President, CFO and Chief Diversity/Inclusion Officer
The Mortgage Bankers Association announced promotion of Lisa J. Haynes to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.
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Life Insurers' CRE Mortgage Exposure Grows
Fitch Ratings, New York, said U.S. life insurers' exposure to mortgages increased to nearly 13 percent of invested assets at year-end 2018, up from 12.4 percent a year ago.
Apartments Finish First Half Strong
The first half of 2019 ended "with a flourish" for multifamily real estate, said Yardi Matrix, Santa Barbara, Calif.
Hotel Sector Forecast Downgraded
The hotel sector reported positive results in all three key performance metrics during May, but several analysts downgraded their 12-month forecasts.
CoreLogic: Single-Family Rent Growth Remains Stable as Employment Growth Strengthens
CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., reported U.S. single-family rent prices increased 3% year over year in May, with low-end rent prices up 3.5%, compared to high-end price gains of 2.5%.
The clock is ticking if you wish to maximize the Opportunity Zone program's advantages, said Cushman & Wakefield.
MBA Education Webinar: Expect the Best, Prepare for the Worst: CRE Loan Workouts 101 Aug. 14
Join MBA Education August 14th from 2:00-3:30PM ET for a webinar that explores the topic of commercial mortgage loan workouts by convening subject matter experts from Trimont Real Estate Advisors, CW Capital, Fitch Ratings, Rialto and PGIM.
CRE Basics: Property Inspection and Environmental Concerns Starts August 19
MBA Education presents CRE Basics: Property Inspection and Environmental Concerns. The course will explain what the property inspection tells the underwriter and how the results of the inspection affect the underwriting.
MBA Expands Path to Diversity Scholarship Program Eligibility to Select Conferences
The Mortgage Bankers Association announced that scholarships awarded under its popular Path to Diversity (P2D) Scholarship Program can now also be used towards six upcoming MBA conferences where attendees can obtain Continuing Professional Education (CPE), Continuing Legal Education (CLE) or Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) credits. The scholarships were previously only available for courses offered by MBA Education.