The commercial real estate industry has made significant progress over the past 10 years in reducing carbon emissions and energy consumption while increasing asset value, reported the Urban Land Institute, Washington, D.C.
10 Steps to Housing Finance Reform
MReport, Sept. 1, 2019--Brian O'Reilly
Analyzing Commercial Real Estate Investments in a Falling Interest Rate Environment
Houston Business Journal, Sept. 4, 2019--Chase Cribbs
Overseas Investors Unload U.S. Real Estate
Wall Street Journal, Sept. 3, 2019--Esther Fung (subscription)
Dealmaker: Berkadia Completes $33M Sale; Secures $27M for Michigan Multifamily
Berkadia completed the sale of and secured financing for Hillside Forest, a garden-style multifamily property in Oakland County, Mich.
Bellwether Enterprise Appoints Patton Executive Vice President, National Director of Agency Relationships
Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital LLC hired Jeff Patton as Executive Vice President and National Director of Agency Relationships based in Birmingham, Ala.
MBA Names Kelli Burke Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Finance
The Mortgage Bankers Association appointed Kelli Burke as Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Finance. Her responsibilities will include leading MBA's CREF member engagement activities across the various sectors within the industry, creating content development for MBA's CREF-related conferences and convened meetings and developing best practices and business intelligence tools for members.
Tracking Potential Multifamily Risks
Multifamily fundamentals remain healthy, demonstrated by record second quarter absorption. But the sector faces some threats, analysts said.
Office Sector Sees Weakest Growth Outlook Among Property Types
Ten-X, Irvine, Calif., said the office sector has the weakest growth outlook of all commercial real estate sectors despite the current strong job market.
Opportunities in an Evolving Retail Sector
An evolving retail sector is providing opportunities for investors and giving underwriters more confidence in retail's long-term outlook, said Marcus & Millichap, Calabasas, Calif.
LGIS Group, Atlanta, signed an agreement with commercial insurance agency Tanner, Ballew & Maloof. TBM will now include LGIS's commercial property loan insurance in its range of commercial property, casualty products and premium finance services.
MBA Education CRE Basics: Underwriting Retail and Valuation Begins Sept. 16
MBA Education's CRE Basics: Underwriting Retail and Valuation course, which starts Sept. 16, introduces the underwriting process associated with retail centers.
MBA Education/Dechert Webinar Oct. 8: Navigating the LIBOR Transition Within CRE
Join MBA Education and Dechert on October 8 from 2:00-3:30 PM ET for a unique training opportunity. This webinar, complimentary for MBA members, will convene various subject matter experts to explore the LIBOR transition process and how to prepare for it.
MBA Education CCMS Written Exam Prep Course Starts Oct. 11
MBA Education's Commercial Certified Mortgage Servicer Written Exam Prep Course begins Friday, Oct. 11 and will run through Friday, Nov. 22.
MBA Education Multifamily Property Inspection Workshop in Dallas Nov. 13-14
MBA Education presents its popular Multifamily Property Inspection Workshop in Dallas November 13 and 14.