Commercial

The multifamily lending sector ended 2016 on an eight percent year-over-year increase
The multifamily lending sector ended 2016 on an eight percent year-over-year increase, setting a new peak with nearly 3,000 different lenders originating $269.2 billion in new mortgages for apartment buildings with five or more units, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).   By dollar... Keep Reading....
The next 12 months should see a flattening in commercial real estate price growth
The next 12 months should see a flattening in commercial real estate price growth, although leasing and investor demand should keep the sector steady, according to a new forecast from the National Association of Realtors (NAR).   Looking forward, NAR predicts national office vacancy rates to drop... more
A college in South Carolina is now offering students an undergraduate degree in commercial real estate finance
A college in South Carolina is now offering students an undergraduate degree in commercial real estate finance.   According to a report in the Post and Courier, the College of Charleston's School of Business introduced its new Bachelor's Degree in Commercial Real Estate Finance as a result of... more
A strong rush of activity during the second quarter helped fuel the overall total of commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loans closed in the first half of 2017
The delinquency rate for commercial real estate loans in commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) reached 5.44 percent in August, a decrease of five basis points (bps) from the July level, according to data released by Trepp LLC. This is the second consecutive month when the CMBS delinquency... more
Commercial real estate owners and purchasers have a choice to make when it comes to financing their real estate investments. They often wonder “Should I apply to my local bank directly, or should I employ the services of a professional commercial mortgage broker to assist?” In order to answer this... more