Commercial

The outstanding debt on commercial and multifamily mortgages increased by $45.4 billion, or 1.5 percent, to $3.11 trillion in the third quarter from the second quarter
The outstanding debt on commercial and multifamily mortgages increased by $45.4 billion, or 1.5 percent, to $3.11 trillion in the third quarter from the second quarter, according to new data from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). In a separate measurement, the MBA added that the multifamily... Keep Reading....
Antifa politics and the lodging sector will soon meet in the nation’s capital as a new hotel planned by and for detractors of President Trump is being designed for a site near the National Mall
Antifa politics and the lodging sector will soon meet in the nation’s capital as a new hotel planned by and for detractors of President Trump is being designed for a site near the National Mall.   According to a Bloomberg report, Eaton Workshop is the new hotel that is being created by Katherine Lo... more
Can a commercial property’s energy efficiency (or lack thereof) play a role in its loan default probability
Can a commercial property’s energy efficiency (or lack thereof) play a role in its loan default probability? According to a recent Department of Energy-funded study released by the University of California at Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the answer is a qualified yes.   The... more
Third quarter originations of commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were eight percent above the second quarter and 21 percent higher than one year earlier
Third quarter originations of commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were eight percent above the second quarter and 21 percent higher than one year earlier, according to new data from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).   The MBA reported a 116 percent year-over-year increase in... more
The delinquency rate for commercial real estate loans in commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) was 5.18 percent in November
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is forecasting a 2017 increase in commercial and multifamily mortgage originations that will reach $515 billion by year’s end, up five percent from the 2016 volume. The trade group is also forecasting volumes to remain at roughly that level in 2018.   Focusing... more