Greta Guggenheim, ULI member and president of Ladder Capital, spoke at the 2011 ULI Capital Markets Conference in New York. She discusses the state of conduit lending as well as the role and impact of new issuance in 2011.
For the United Kingdom, a long, slow, sometimes painful process of adjustment to a new world is only beginning. And while the initial reaction was perhaps overly negative, a subsequent readjustment and insistence from the market that it is business as usual is perhaps overly positive as well.
Brick-and-mortar stores will benefit from holiday spending, but robust growth is not expected at those outlets. Instead, warehouses and call centers will be bigger beneficiaries of holiday spending this year, with the recent RetailNext forecast calling for a 14.9 percent growth in online sales. Plus, interest rate survey data from Trepp.