Tag: Economy

Mensch & Schlemiel: Robert Swade & Senators Bob Corker & Mark Warner


Mensch Noun, informal. 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: Robert Swade, CEO of Grace Hotels This past week, Grace Hotels, which…

How the Brexit Vote will Impact Real Estate


With the British vote to leave or remain in the European Union only one day away, real estate markets both domestic and abroad stand with much at stake. Over the past few months, polls have shown the “Remain” camp in…

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…