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Monday’s Numbers: April 14, 2014

The Trepp survey for the period ending April 4, 2014, showed spreads basically unchanged, with the implied ten-year rate for properties with 50 percent to 59 percent loan-to-value ratios at 4.10 percent.

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Monday’s Numbers: April 7, 2014

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are off to a strong start in 2014, showing returns far in excess of alternative public equity investments. REITs continue to have access to both equity and debt capital in size and at low cost, fueling their ability to selectively acquire property on an accretive basis.

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Forecast: Commercial Property Transactions on Course to Reach a Ten-Year High by 2016

A new survey by the Urban Land Institute and EY forecasts that activity in the commercial sector will soon reach levels not seen since 2006. The housing sector is also expected to continue its rebound, albeit at a somewhat slower pace than previously predicted.

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Monday’s Numbers: March 31, 2014

Maturing loans are back. Published reports from sources including conventional and securitized commercial mortgage lenders, commercial bankers, and investment bankers show that the real estate industry will continue to be challenged by the amount of loans maturing from 2014 to 2017.

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Recent Articles

  • Previewing the ULI/EY Real Estate Consensus Forecast

    March 28, 2014

    Next week, ULI will release the ULI/EY Real Estate Consensus Forecast, a semiannual report based on a survey of 39 of the nation’s leading real estate economists and analysts. The report looks at several broad benchmarks including gross domestic product and the unemployment rate, but also indices specific to the real estate industry.

  • Monday’s Numbers: March 24, 2014

    March 24, 2014

    The Trepp survey for the period ending March 14, 2014, showed spreads unchanged across all product categories, with the implied ten-year rate for properties with 50 percent to 59 percent loan-to-value ratios remaining in the 4.25 percent range.

  • Investor Overview: Lessons from a Job Where Money Is Not the Goal

    Robert Lieber, executive managing director of C-III Capital Partners, reflects on service in the New York City mayor’s office and 23 years at Lehman Brothers.

  • Monday’s Numbers: March 17, 2014

    March 17, 2014

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day. One reaction to last week’s posting: an experienced commercial banker based on the East Coast echoed our concerns regarding current investment activities and underwriting practices, saying spread compression is happening at an alarming pace and risk is being underpriced.

  • Monday’s Numbers: March 10, 2014

    March 10, 2014

    According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, delinquency rates for commercial real estate mortgages continued to decline during the fourth quarter of 2013, reaching record low levels. CMBS rates were at 6.97 percent, as compared with the high of 9.02 percent during the second quarter of 2011.

  • Monday’s Numbers: March 3, 2014

    March 3, 2014

    Are we back where we started? The most recent Real Estate Research Corporation survey shows investment metrics near where they were at the height of the last decade.

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