Four Trends Affecting Commercial Real Estate in 2017

Four Trends Affecting Commercial Real Estate in 2017

The U.S. CRE market landscape in 2017 is characterized by continued strong fundamentals, increased investor flows and high transaction volume. As for the economic landscape, the U.S. continues to grow moderately and add jobs. The U.S. employment gains continue to be...
Are We Headed for an $11 Trillion CRE Bubble?

Are We Headed for an $11 Trillion CRE Bubble?

Warnings about the loans, bonds, and commercial-mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) tied to an incredible $11-trillion commercial property sector in the US have been talked about for months. Defaults are rising in the commercial real-estate debt market just as borrowing...
The Fed Hiking Rates: What It Means for CRE

The Fed Hiking Rates: What It Means for CRE

The Fed raised its benchmark interest rate from zero to 0.25 percent In December of last year. It was the first increase since the Great Recession in 2008. Experts initially expected hiking the rate as many as four more times this year, but lowered their expectations...