Tag: Economy

A Shaky 2016 for the CMBS Market


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…

Negative Interest Rates and Their Positive Impact on CRE


Negative interest rates may seem like an unfathomable possibility for some, especially because of the most recent rate hike here in the U.S. However, due to falling oil prices, some countries are turning to having depositors get paid to hold money…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week


John Kite, CEO of Kite Realty, predicts the expansion of REIT redevelopment pipelines in NAREIT interview. David Stockman, Former OMB Director, warns that this is the end of an era for the markets on Bloomberg Business.

Oil Prices & CRE: A Turbulent Affair

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Just when we thought prices couldn’t dip any lower, they did. The oil industry is the worst it’s been since the 1990s. The New York Times reports that the price of a barrel of oil has been cut by more…