Fourth-Quarter Surge Lifts Multifamily Investment Sales to New Record In 2015

Fourth-Quarter Surge Lifts Multifamily Investment Sales to New Record In 2015 Continued Investor Demand Expected to Keep U.S. Apt. Sales Strong in 2016, Though at More Moderate Pace. Activity of Foreign Buyers Could Be a ‘Wild Card’ By Randyl Drummer Ending 2015 with the strongest quarter for multifamily investment sales on record, investors poured $150.6 […]

Retail Office Loans Lead Surge in Originations

Retail, Office Loans Lead Surge in Originations By Mark Heschmeyer Third quarter 2015 commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were 12% higher than during the same period last year and 3% higher than the second quarter of 2015, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Increases in originations for retail and office properties led the overall […]

More Investors Backing Malls, High-End Shopping Centers

As Retail Finally Enters Recovery, More Investors Backing Malls, High-End Shopping Centers Quality Properties in Densely Urban Areas or Part of Mixed-Use Residential Projects Are Highly Sought as U.S. Retail Moves Deeper Into Recovery   By Randyl Drummer A variety of factors, including rising rental rates, stronger tenant sales and a dwindling supply of quality […]

ULI-PwC Survey More Investors Shifting Focus to 18 Hour Cities

Investors Increasingly Bullish on Austin, Charlotte, Nashville; Declining Sentiment for Houston, DC, Chicago in Annual Investment Outlook Survey for U.S. Metros By Randyl Drummer U.S. and global property investors surveyed by PwC and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) are increasingly bullish on secondary markets such as Nashville, Charlotte and Austin, which edged out around-the-clock gateway […]

Housing Demand Expected to Surge Over Next 10 Years According

Housing Demand Expected to Surge Over Next 10 Years According to MBA Report Projections from Mortgage Bankers Provide Good News for Multifamily if Current Post-Recession Trends Hold By Mark Heschmeyer In what it projects would be one of the strongest housing markets in U.S. history, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) expects between 13.9 million and […]

Surge in New Office Supply Reshaping Downtown Skylines

U.S. Office Construction Ramping To Meet Tenant Demand for High-Quality CBD Space By Randyl Drummer Rising demand from top corporate tenants for a shrinking supply of high-quality office space is fueling another wave of skyline-altering office development in U.S. CBDs and inner-ring suburbs. For a prime example, look no further than the 40-story, 662,000-square-foot skyscraper […]

Recent Deals Spotlight Growing Investor Appetite for Industrial Assets Along US Mexico Border

Recent Deals Spotlight Growing Investor Appetite for Industrial Assets Along U.S./Mexico Border Lower Tariffs Under NAFTA , Factory Reshoring and Lower Energy Costs Fueling Distribution & Manufacturing Expansion In Texas Border Markets By Randyl Drummer Demand for industrial property on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border is on the upswing as manufacturing and logistics companies […]

Single-Family Rental Investment Market Slowing, Shifting Geographically

More Deals Occurring in the South, Midwest By Mark Heschmeyer After successfully increasing rents and improving occupancy levels, these large investors believe they have “got it so good” as their initial investments are showing strong returns, according to Nomura Securities International research analysts. The SFR mortgage-backed securities market for single family rental deals has experienced […]