Tag: CMBS

A Shaky 2016 for the CMBS Market

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According to Commercial Mortgage Alert, U.S. CMBS issuance has totaled up to $19.0B since the beginning of 2016 – which is a 30% decrease from issuance volume reported for the same period in 2015. What gives? Well, due-terms for around…

Seven Capital Markets Trends in 2015

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Today we’re drawing from the company blog of retail REIT Kimco for their insights on the U.S. CRE capital markets in 2015 (with additional commentary and stuff by me). Here are Seven Capital Markets Trends We Have Seen in 2015:…

CMBS: Then and Now

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CMBS: this may not be the most glamorous side of commercial real estate, but it’s arguably one of the most influential factors in deal activity. Since 2008-09, the commercial real estate industry has seen a lot of controversy and handwringing…

Extra-Special Servicing

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If you’re looking for a bargain, try doing business with yourself. That seems to be the guiding principle in certain parts of the real estate finance space, where major companies are consolidating with related firms to get the greatest influence…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch: Noun. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person. Schlemiel:  Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail. A loser. Mensch of the Week: Tom Furlong, Facebook’s VP of Infrastructure Today our Mensch of the…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch: Noun. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person. Schlemiel:  Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail. A loser. Mensch of the Week: Student Housing Sector According to data from Axiometrics, several key metrics…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for January 10-16: Is This the Right Time for Forest City to Become a REIT?: National Real Estate Investor considers current conditions and performance in the public REIT sector, asking if diversified owner/developer Forest City has chosen…