Small Banks’ Big Problem: Too Many Commercial Real Estate Loans

Barrons, March 17, 2023–Randall W. Forsyth
For now, steps by the Treasury, the Fed, and the megabanks to shore up smaller banks and stop the deposit hemorrhages have staved off a crisis. But that will still leave regional banks, on which many communities depend, less able and willing to lend, with negative repercussions for the national economy.