Banks Lend Aggressively on CRE Despite Downturn Fears

The Real Deal (Los Angeles), Apr. 11, 2017
Banks are aggressively lending on commercial properties even as developers and equity investors are starting to pull back amid fears of a downturn. Total U.S. commercial real estate lending volume decreased slightly to $491 billion in 2016–down 3 percent from 2015, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.