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The Lede
CRE Values Split in Bifurcated Markets
MBA NewsLink spoke with Dan Fasulo, managing director at Real Capital Analytics, New York, about top-tier and secondary/tertiary commercial real estate market activity.
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Industry News

Trends

CMBS News

Dealmaker of the Week

MBA Policy & Advocacy

MBA News

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Industry News
MBA Taps Marquardt as AVP of Commercial Servicing and Council Coordinator
The Mortgage Bankers Association appointed Kathy Marquardt as associate vice president of commercial servicing and council coordinator, effective August 9.
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Hotel Occupancies Increase; Calif. Hotel Market Shows Continued Stress
The summer season brought welcome occupancy rates for many hotels, but perhaps not enough to stave off increasing delinquencies and foreclosures of hotel properties, particularly in California.
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Rent Cuts Persist for Small Cap Real Estate, but Report Sees Improvement
A report from Boxwood Means, Stamford, Conn., says rent cutbacks persist in the small cap real estate market, but the overall picture continues to improve.
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Trends
MBA July Economic Commentary: Slower Growth Ahead
Incoming data over the past month or two have made for sobering reading.
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Double-Dip Risk Tempers CRE Price Increases, Moody's Says
Commercial property prices increased for the second consecutive month despite few transactions and forecasts for lower economic growth.
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Third Quarter MBA Research DataLink Now Available
MBA Research DataLink, based on the Mortgage Bankers Association's Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Quarterly Data Book for the first quarter, is now available.
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CMBS News
CMBS Market Cautiously Returns
Returns in commercial mortgage-backed securities improved and specially serviced loans steadied their pace during the first half of the year as the economy showed signs of recovery.
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Dealmaker of the Week
Churchill Commercial Arranges $24.5M on Arcadia Crossing
Churchill Commercial Capital Inc., Phoenix, arranged a $24.5 million loan to refinance Arcadia Crossing, a retail property in Phoenix.
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MBA Policy & Advocacy
MBA Advocacy Update
The Dodd-Frank financial regulatory reform bill--more than a year in the works--cleared its final legislature hurdle Friday, passed the Senate 60-39 and handed President Obama a major domestic accomplishment.
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MBA News
Call for Proposals for MBA 2011 CREF Convention; Deadline July 26
The Mortgage Bankers Association is accepting panel and roundtable proposals for its Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo 2011. Proposal deadline is July 26.
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Registration Now Open for CREF 2011
Registration is now open for the Mortgage Bankers Association?s Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo 2011, taking place Feb. 6-9 in San Diego.
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"The overwhelming majority of capital out there is very much focused on primary markets and quality assets. That is why we have seen the violent recovery in values for certain assets in certain cities."
--Dan Fasulo, managing director at Real Capital Analytics.
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