MBANow: MBA SVP of Commercial Real Estate Finance Tom Kim

MBA Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Finance Tom Kim sat down with MBANow to discuss the outlook for commercial real estate and the upcoming MBA Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo 2019. 

The video can be viewed here.

“At a high level we all know that we are in the later portion of the real estate cycle,” Kim said. “Having said that, the appetite for commercial real estate debt remains very strong.”

Kim noted differences among the various property types but said real estate fundamentals such as vacancy rates remains very stable across the board.

Kim also discussed MBA’s CREF conference in San Diego, starting Feb. 10 in San Diego. “We view it as a very member-drive franchise for the industry,” he said.

“We’re expecting very strong attendance, sponsorshps are oversubscribed and really all market participants are going to be there, so it’s an amazing place to get what’s happening in the industry and certainly to do business.”

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