Commercial

The so-called “mandatory inclusion” guideline used by many cities to require a specific amount of affordable units be reserved in new residential developments has hit a major roadblock in Tennessee
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is forecasting that the level of commercial and multifamily mortgage originations will end 2017 with a whimper instead of a bang.   In a new analysis, the trade group predicted that this sector will end the year at $478 billion, a three percent below last... Keep Reading....
The delinquency rate for U.S. commercial real estate loans in commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) reached 5.31 percent in February
The delinquency rate for U.S. commercial real estate loans in commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) reached 5.31 percent in February, an increase of 13 basis points from the previous month, according to data from Trepp LLC. The rate is now 116 basis points higher than the year-ago level of 4... more
The lodging sector within the commercial real estate industry enjoyed a performance peak in 2016 and is on track for another halcyon year, according to the recently released March 2017 Hotel Horizons forecast report from CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research.   The new report found rooms revenue (RevPAR... more
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is predicting a stable near-term commercial real estate environment, according to its latest quarterly forecast for this sector.   NAR foresees office vacancy rates dropping by 1.1 percent to 12.1 percent over the coming year, while the vacancy rate for... more
Silver Hill Funding, a division of Bayview Loan Servicing LLC, has announced that they will now offer 80 percent loan-to-value (LTV) financing on small-balance commercial mortgages
Silver Hill Funding, a division of Bayview Loan Servicing LLC, has announced that they will now offer 80 percent loan-to-value (LTV) financing on small-balance commercial mortgages from $250,000 to $2 million.   With this new program update, business owners and investors can qualify for 80 percent... more