Commercial Real Estate Lending Showing Resilience

The improving economy created a favorable capital markets environment for commercial real estate lending in early 2021 despite continuing challenges in office and retail loan underwriting, said CBRE, Dallas.

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.