U.S. multifamily rents increased slightly in April as the occupancy rate continued to inch upward.
Stock Investors Sound Alarm About New York's Office Market
Wall Street Journal, May 28, 2019--Konrad Putzier (subscription)
Builders Less Confident in Multifamily Market
National Mortgage Professional, May 24, 2019--Phil Hall
Rise of New Hotel Brands Irks Some Property Owners
Wall Street Journal, May 28, 2019--Aisha Al-Muslim (subscription)
Private Equity Real Estate Fund Managers Face Growing Pressure on Yields
National Real Estate Investor, May 28, 2019--Beth Mattson-Teig
JLL Income Property Trust Pays $82M for Seattle-Area Apartments
JLL Income Property Trust, Chicago, acquired Stonemeadow Farms, a 280-unit apartment community in Bothell, Wash., for $81.8 million.
Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital Hires Lynn to Lead New Senior Housing Group
Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital LLC, Cleveland, hired Richard Lynn as Senior Vice President to lead its new senior housing group in the Chicago office.
MBA Chart of the Week: New Issue CMBS Spreads to Swaps
In search for yield and a vote of confidence in the assets, investors have pulled commercial mortgage-backed securities credit spreads lower in recent years.
Low Unemployment Translates to Strong Single-Family Rent Growth
Rent prices in single-family rental properties increased 2.9 percent year-over-year in March, in part due to strong employment figures, reported CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif.
'Adverse Selection' Drives Higher Losses for Legacy CMBS
Adverse selection in the commercial mortgage-backed securities 1.0 universe of pre-2009 loans drove loss severities higher last year, reported Fitch Ratings, New York.
'Stagnant' Retail Space Demand, But Investors Have Not Given Up
The U.S. retail market is flat as shifts in consumer spending result in a high and stagnant retail vacancy rate, said Ten-X, Irvine, Calif.
Real Estate Columnist Kenneth Harney Passes Away
Kenneth R. Harney, whose syndicated column "The Nation's Housing" served as a source of news and information for consumers and real estate finance professionals alike, died May 23 from acute myeloid leukemia. He was 75.
Morningstar has agreed to acquire fellow credit rating agency DBRS. The firms expect the transaction to close early in the third quarter.
Opportunity Zone Webinar June 19: A Guide to Evolving Program Rules
The U.S. Treasury issued Qualified Opportunity Zone program regulations on April 17. Join members of Ballard Spahr's Qualified Opportunity Zone team for an overview of the QOZ program and dive into how this new set of regulations will impact investments in real estate and operating businesses located in QOZs.
CREF Market Intelligence Symposium in New York July 10-11
The Mortgage Bankers Association CREF Market Intelligence Symposium cuts through the clutter to provide hard facts about the state of commercial real estate markets--what we do and don't know.
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.
Commercial Loan Origination Sales Training Workshop in Dallas Sept. 9
MBA Education presents its popular Commercial Loan Origination Sales Training Workshop in Dallas September 9.