Fitch: Commercial mREIT Sector Faces Further Pressures in 2023

Fitch Ratings, New York, said commercial mortgage real estate investment trust ratings will continue to be challenged by post-pandemic occupancy rates, “with growing recessionary risks and further deterioration of commercial real estate fundamentals.”

Fitch: Most Maturing CMBS Conduit Loans Can Refinance

Maturing commercial mortgage-backed securities loans have elevated refinancing risk due to rising interest rates and a weakening macroeconomic outlook, reported Fitch Ratings, New York.

What to Expect When Expecting Distress: A Servicer Roundtable

As COVID-19 and government responses continue to drive uncertainty around outcomes and outlooks, MBA Newslink interviewed senior professionals from a credit rating agency and several highly rated servicers to get their perspective on forbearance, loan workouts and portfolio management challenges for agency and non-agency CMBS.

Analysts Downgrade Hotel Outlook

Full recovery in U.S. hotel demand and room revenue remains unlikely until 2023 and 2024, respectively, said STR, Hendersonville, Tenn., and Tourism Economics, Wayne, Pa.