In an appearance at the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting in New York City, the head of the nation’s biggest bank talked about resilience—both the U.S. economy’s and his own, in the face of a bout with cancer.Read More
The Trepp survey for the week ending October 17 showed average spreads widening as much as 15 basis points, with the average breaking the 130-basis-point barrier.Read More
The latest forecast from the Urban Land Institute and EY shows that expectations across the real estate capital markets are moderating after several years of strong growth. A survey of 43 economists and analysts from 32 leading real estate organizations shows that real estate capital markets are expected to continue strengthening, though at a slower pace compared with that witnessed in recent years.Read More
On October 20, the ULI Foundation will honor Foundation Governor Michael D. Fascitelli for his contributions to the Institute and his career accomplishments in real estate finance and responsible land use. Fascitelli discusses the current state of financial markets—and what’s next for his career with ULI senior fellow Stephen Blank.Read More
That anguished cry you heard from the capital markets during the week was the result of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) announcing that it would no longer invest in hedge funds, saying they were too time-consuming and too complex, and had produced unsatisfactory rates of return. Could real estate be next?
The Trepp survey for the week ending September 12 showed average spreads coming in about 5 basis points. The implied rate for ten-year, modestly leveraged commercial real estate mortgages was 4.0 percent, 64 basis points lower than year-end 2013. It remains a great time to be a borrower.
The Trepp survey for the week ending September 5, 2014, again showed average spreads literally unchanged as the markets got back after the three-day holiday weekend, rested and ready to take on the world’s challenges. If you are planning financing and/or refinancing this year, now is the time to put the pedal to the floor.
The Real Estate Roundtable released their quarterly Sentiment Index, with the index increasing slightly, reflecting participants’ confidence in a continuing recovery in the U.S. economy as well as increasing allocations of capital to the real estate industry.
The Trepp survey for the week ending August 22 shows average spreads literally unchanged. The implied rate for ten-year, modestly leveraged commercial real estate mortgages remained at 373 basis points—81 basis points lower than at year-end 2013.
The Trepp survey for the week ending August 15, 2014, showed average spreads coming in an average of 2 basis points. The implied rate for ten-year, modestly leveraged commercial real estate mortgages decreased to 373 basis points on the back of a 10-basis-point decrease in ten-year Treasuries.