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The Dead Heads of Commercial Real Estate (Including POTUS)
Commercial Observer, Mar. 23, 2017--Larry GetlenThroughout the New York real estate world, love for the Grateful Dead is ever-present, a mellow vacation and flipside to the hard-charging world of the real estate business.
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With Homeownership at 50-Year Low, U.S. Becoming a Nation of Renters
GoRion, Mar. 28, 2017--Sam BourgiJust 63 perecnt of American households owned a home in 2016--the lowest rate in 50 years--and there's reason to believe the rate will continue to decline as low inventories, affordability challenges and an uneven recovery make homeownership less of a reality for many Americans.
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Evans Says Two Fed Hikes in 2017 May Be Right
Bloomberg, Mar. 27, 2017--Matthew BoeslerFederal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said two interest-rate increases may be the right amount of tightening for the U.S. economy this year given uncertainty surrounding the outlook for inflation and government spending.
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Deutsche Bank Biggest Commercial Property Lender in New York
Financial Times, Mar. 27, 2017--Alistair Gray (Subscription)Deutsche Bank has become the biggest commercial property lender in New York City, expanding real estate financing more than a third even as rivals step back in the face of scrutiny from regulators concerned about a bubble.
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Biggest Commercial Mortgage Originators
Mortgage Daily, Mar. 23, 2017Wells Fargo & Co. originated 6,928 commercial mortgages during 2016 that had an aggregate principal balance of $65.394 billion, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported.
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NYC Real Estate Lending Dropped 17% In 2016
Forbes, Mar. 27, 2017--Samantha SharfLending for New York City real estate projects was down in 2016, particularly in the multifamily sector as the rental apartment market wavers.
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Morgan Stanley: The Bull Market in Commercial Real Estate is About to End
Business Insider, Mar. 27, 2017--Akin OyedeleThe commercial real estate market is showing cracks and will peak this year, Morgan Stanley analysts forecast.
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