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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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Mortgage REITs: What They Are and Aren’t

By A.D. PRUITT Mortgage real-estate investment trusts, which have operated in relative obscurity for decades, have emerged center stage in the debate over the Federal Reserve’s strategy to stimulate the economy. Some policy makers, including Fed governor Jeremy Stein, have pointed … 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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Commercial Real Estate Sectors Steadily Improve #CRE

Media Contact: Walter Molony / 202-383-1177 / Email WASHINGTON (February 25, 2013) – Major commercial real estate sectors continue to improve, albeit slowly, with gradual economic improvement and job creation driving absorption of space, according to the National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial … 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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Investors Giving Private Equity Real Estate Funds a Second Look – #CRE

Investors Giving Private Equity Real Estate Funds a Second Look – CoStar Group.

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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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