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U.S. Mall Investors Set to Lose Billions as Retail Gloom Deepens
Reuters, Oct. 21, 2016--Lash, Herbert; Wiltermuth, Joy  The shift to online shopping that has crushed U.S. department stores in recent years now threatens the investors who a decade ago funded the vast expanse of brick-and-mortar emporiums that many Americans no longer visit.
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CBO: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Should Keep $5 Billion in Profits Per Year
HousingWire, Oct. 20, 2016--Gaffney, Jacob The Congressional Budget Office set forth an examination of both a legislative and non-legislative reform proposal for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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At The Crossroads Of Real Estate And Civic Engagement
Banker & Tradesman (Boston), Oct. 23, 2016--Adams, Steve  If Kevin Phelan invites you to breakfast, you've arrived as a member of Boston's power elite.
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Fewer Hotel Sales Being Completed in 2016 than Last Year
National Real Estate Investor, Oct. 24, 2016--Anderson, Bendix  Investors spent less than half as much money buying and selling hotel properties in the first half of 2016 as they did last year.
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New York’s Latest Must-Have Luxury Apartment Craze Is Driveways
Bloomberg, Oct. 24, 2016--Ellwood, Mark Ultra-rare city amenity offers privacy, security, and convenience. So to developers, it's worth sacrificing precious square feet of ground space. 
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REIT Earnings to Diverge Along Sectors
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 25, 2016--Fung, Esther Logistics space owners see surprisingly strong results; Aéropostale bankruptcy hits SL Green Realty.
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New York City Construction Spending Forecast to Hit Record
Reuters, Oct. 25, 2016--Lash, Herbert The New York Building Congress forecast construction spending this year will reach $43.1 billion, a 26 percent increase from 2015 and the first time the metric will have eclipsed the $40 billion mark in the city.
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Multifamily Lending in U.S. Spiked 28 Percent in 2015
World Property Journal, Oct. 24, 2016 According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's 2015 Annual Report on Multifamily Lending, in 2015 2,855 different multifamily lenders that provided a total of $249.8 billion in new mortgages for apartment buildings in the U.S. with five or more units.
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2017 Fannie Mae Outlook
Affordable Housing Finance, Oct. 26, 2016--Kimura, Donna Fannie Mae Multifamily Mortgage Vice President Bob Simpson discusses what the government-sponsored enterprise has in store.
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