Buoyed by low interest rates, strong property markets and rising property values, commercial and multifamily mortgage banking firms anticipate a solid year in 2020, according to MBA’s 2020 Commercial Real Estate Finance Outlook Survey.
The commercial mortgage-backed securities market closed 2019 on a strong note, analysts say.
Looking for a place to launch--or provide a mortgage to--a startup? Oklahoma City, Kansas City and Jacksonville provide best potential for growth, while affordability and labor-competition challenges see Silicon Valley desirability fade, according to a new report from Zillow Inc., Seattle.
Reducing embodied carbon in the construction process can save developers money while mitigating climate change, said the Urban Land Institute, Washington, D.C.
Commercial real estate analysts and brokers expect moderate office sector growth this year, said Transwestern Commercial Services, Houston.
Though small-cap commercial real estate asset prices have increased substantially since the 2008 financial crisis, the recovery has been geographically uneven, reported Boxwood Means, Stamford, Conn.
Berkadia secured $99.2 million for apartment communities in Washington, Arizona and Massachusetts.
Trepp, New York, announced it will start managing LifeComps, the life insurance commercial mortgage whole loan index.