Strong data and technology demand pushed the North American wholesale data center market to records for both demand and supply in 2018.
U.S. Commercial, Multifamily Mortgage Debt Climbs to $3.39 Trillion in 2018
World Property Journal, Mar. 19, 2019--Michael Gerrity
Multifamily and CRE Loan Debt Sees Largest Rise Since Housing Bubble
National Mortgage News, Mar. 14, 2019--Paul Centopani (free article)
Is San Francisco the World's Most Expensive Rental Market?
HousingWire, Mar. 15, 2019--Caroline Basile
Cohen Financial Arranges $28M for Retail, Hotel Assets
Cohen Financial, Chicago, arranged $28.1 million for a North Carolina retail center and a Chicago hotel.
LIBOR to SOFR Transition Questions and Answers
The Mortgage Bankers Association recently interviewed MetLife Managing Director Reena Pally about the transition away from LIBOR to a successor index for floating-rate loans.
JLL to Acquire HFF in $2B Deal
Jones Lang LaSalle agreed to acquire HFF in a cash and stock transaction value at nearly $2 billion.
SFR Returns Growing But Uneven
Buying single-family houses to rent them out is more appealing to investors now than a year ago, reported ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif.
C&W Predicts Continued CRE Strength, Liquidity
Three themes anchor the U.S. commercial real estate investment outlook: U.S. economic performance, cycle maturity and the monetary policy outlook, said Cushman & Wakefield, New York.
Apartment Rent Growth Hits 10-Month High
Apartment rent prices grew at their fastest rate in 10 months in February after decreasing last fall for the first time in years, reported Zillow, Seattle.
'Super Commuters,' At-Home Workers on the Rise
Defined as commuters who travel more than 90 minutes each way to work, "super commuters" have increased by nearly 32 percent since 2005, according to Apartment List. Over the same period, the number of Americans who work from home has seen an even sharper increase of 76 percent.
Collateral Analytics, Honolulu, launched a new automated valuation model to help lenders monitor commercial property values and provide access to CRE valuations.
HFF Hires Tonnessen in New York
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. hired Bob Tonnessen as a director focused on debt and equity placement transactions in its New York office.
Capital Markets Summit in New York April 10
The Mortgage Bankers Association Capital Markets Summit brings together the wider commercial real estate finance industry to learn about growing capital sources such as debt funds and mortgage REITs.
Commercial Loan Origination Sales Training Workshop in Los Angeles May 9-10
MBA Education presents its popular two-day Commercial Loan Origination Sales Training Workshop in Los Angeles May 9 and 10.
Commercial/Multifamily Human Resources Roundtable in Washington, D.C. April 10-11
The Mortgage Bankers Association's peer group for Human Resources professionals from commercial and multifamily real estate finance firms will meet in Washington, D.C. on April 10 and 11.
MBA Education Multifamily Property Inspection Workshop in Los Angeles July 10-11
MBA Education presents its popular Multifamily Property Inspection Workshop in Los Angeles July 10 and 11.