Category Archives: Commercial Real Estate
2014—A Time for Change In the Real Estate Market
It’s time to look ahead to 2014 and what is coming in the real estate market. The Urban Land Institute recently released its closely followed annual “Trends in Real Estate 2014 Report.” … Continue reading
Surging Demand for Apartments
Despite recovery in the single-family housing market, demand for apartments continues to surge. Just 4 percent of U.S. apartments nationwide were vacant in the second quarter of this year, according to a new report from Reis. That … Continue reading
Commercial Real Estate Forecast Shows Vacancy, Rent Improvements.
Falling vacancy rates and modest rent growth are predicted for each of the major commercial real estate sectors, according to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) quarterly commercial real estate forecast released Aug. … Continue reading
Banks Dive Deeper into CRE as Profit Pressures Mount
The comeback of commercial real estate lending is gaining momentum, especially credits backed by apartments and leased properties.
CRE lending was a scourge for scores of community banks during the financial crisis, but … Continue reading
Cap Rates Decline and Slow Commercial Real Estate Recovery
inShare High demand from investors and low interest rates continue to push down
capitalization (cap) rates in the commercial real estate market, according to
an analysis from consulting firm PwC.
The report noted that … Continue reading
Commercial Real Estate Lending Advances – Gains Remain Uneven
After several years of drought, the lending spigot opened a little wider during 2012, as every lender group upped its volume. With asset valuations rising and record low interest rates, lending provided … Continue reading
Repurposed Schools Offer Lessons in 'Ultimate Form of Recycling'.
DETROIT — When it was a high school, the auditorium and gymnasium at the Burton International School thrummed with the sounds of students gathering for assemblies or bouncing balls. These days, film … Continue reading