MBA: Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Hits New High to Close Out 2019

SAN DIEGO–A 7 percent increase in commercial and multifamily mortgage originations in the fourth quarter capped off a strong 2019 for the market, according to preliminary estimates from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations.

MBA Chart of the Week: CMBS Annual Issuance Volume

After a slow start in 2019, the commercial mortgage-backed securities market ended strong, with $39.1 billion of private-label CMBS issuance during the fourth quarter – more than double the $18.8 billion issued during fourth quarter 2018.

MBA Chart of the Week: CMBS Annual Issuance Volume

After a slow start in 2019, the commercial mortgage-backed securities market ended strong, with $39.1 billion of private-label CMBS issuance during the fourth quarter – more than double the $18.8 billion issued during fourth quarter 2018.

Investors Plan to Increase CRE Allocations

Institutional investors expect to increase their allocations to commercial real estate, reported the Pension Real Estate Association, Hartford, Conn.

Brokers, Mortgage Bankers See Strong CRE Activity

Despite threats of a potential market slowdown on the horizon, investment sales brokers and mortgage bankers are confident deal activity will remain strong this year. Berkadia’s Powerhouse Poll asked 150 …

MBA Chart of the Week: Factors Impacting Commercial Real Estate Finance

Buoyed by low interest rates, strong property markets and rising property values, commercial and multifamily mortgage banking firms anticipate a solid year in 2020, according to MBA’s 2020 Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF) Outlook Survey.

MBA Chart of the Week: Factors Impacting Commercial Real Estate Finance

Buoyed by low interest rates, strong property markets and rising property values, commercial and multifamily mortgage banking firms anticipate a solid year in 2020, according to MBA’s 2020 Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF) Outlook Survey.