Category Archives: multifamily

Banks Edge Back Into Investment Property Lending #cre #multifamily

Focus Is Still on Multifamily, and on Core Markets and Borrowers After tentatively testing the water in 2011, banks increased their overall lending for commercial real estate in 2012 with total CRE loan balances outstanding at year-end up 3% year-over-year. Investment property … Continue reading

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U.S. Commercial-Property Prices Seen Rising Near Peak #CRE

Prices for U.S. commercial property are expected to climb in the next six months, extending a rebound that has sent values close to levels reached at the market’s peak in 2007, according to Green Street Advisors Inc. There is an … Continue reading

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Big Real-Estate Firms Are Going to School

By DAWN WOTAPKA Developers Test the Market for Off-Campus College Housing; Amenities Include Tanning Beds and Resort-Style Pools Erdy McHenry ArchitectureRendering of a student-housing community by Brandywine Realty and Campus Crest in Philadelphia. Housing for college students, long dominated by small … Continue reading

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The Future is Bright – And Flexible – Daily News Article – #CRE

ORANGE COUNTY-With new workplace demands, more employees in smaller spaces, being one. Both workers and employers need to adapt and, in Emily Watkins’ view be “flexible.” This week, the vice president corporate client development at JLL took some time to … Continue reading

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Commercial Real Estate Forecast Update: 2013-2014 #CRE

Commercial real estate continues to improve at a moderate pace, much in line with our previous forecast update from six months ago. The office market enjoyed “11 consecutive quarters of occupancy growth and eight straight quarters of rent increases,” according to the Jones … Continue reading

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#Housing as an #Investment? Yes, That Idea Is Back #multifamily #cre

By Roben Farzad Should you look at housing as a (good) investment? For the love of five years of foreclosures, bank failures, and congressional testimonies, have we learned nothing? Bobcats and coyotes, after all, were taking over condemned houses with antifreeze-green pools. … Continue reading

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RETAIL #INVESTMENT SALES UP 20 PERCENT IN 2012 #CRE

As expected, investment sales volume in the retail sector in 2012 took a leap upwards from 2011. Real Capital Analytics (RCA), a New York City-based research firm, reports that retail investment sales totaled $52.8 billion in 2012—a 20 percent increase from … Continue reading

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