MBA Capital & Origination Council: ‘Where Politics and Policy Meet the CRE Industry’

MBA hosted a joint Origination Council and Capital Council call on August 4 highlighting pertinent issues and challenges facing the commercial real estate finance marketplace. Grandbridge Real Estate Capital Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Matt Rocco chairs the Origination Council and led the call.

Bankers Don’t See Economy Recovering Anytime Soon

American Banker, Aug. 10, 2020–Jon Prior (subscription)More than a third fear the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic could drag into 2022 or later, and they are most worried about commercial …

CRE Investors Still Taking a Wait-and-See Approach

Mortgage Professional America, Aug. 10, 2020–Kasi JohnstonSecond quarter transaction volumes for commercial property remain severely depressed and changes in pricing are moving slower than expected, according to new data by …

What Worked, What Didn’t for CRE Pros Working Remotely

Commercial Observer, Aug. 10, 2020–Tom AcitelliMuch has been made about the sudden shift to working remotely—and to whether that will become the new norm in some form—but little attention has …

CRE Lending Eases as Underwriting Turns Conservative

CBRE, Los Angeles, said a temporary freeze in commercial real estate lending and transaction markets beginning in mid-March through early April led to fewer loan closings in the second quarter.

MBA: Second Quarter Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Falls 48 Percent

Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations fell by 48 percent in the second quarter from a year ago and declined by 31 percent from the first quarter, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported in its Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations.