Analysis

Los Angeles Olympic dreams

Los Angeles brokers and investors are optimistic that hosting the Olympics in 2028 will be a boon for the city’s


CenterSquare sees value in maturing single-family market

CenterSquare Investment Management believes there’s substantial value in the single-family rental market, which is benefiting from secular shifts away from homeownership

Planned LIBOR phaseout could roil floating-rate space

A plan by U.K. regulators to phase out LIBOR, the benchmark interest rate that underpins more than $350trn of financial



Big Apple retail investors shifting to acquisition mode

  After a long period of hypergrowth that led to inflated prices and rents, New York retail specialists are looking


Preqin: Private capital fund managers raise fee rates in 2017

A recent report by Preqin shows that several private capital fund types are raising their average management fees among funds


Cushman: Densification tempers impact of job growth

The trend toward densification is tempering some of the strong job growth that New York continues to see, according to


Market focus: Maturing Miami market sees retail, office expansion

Commercial real estate pros are setting their sights on Miami, as both population and interest in the city surges.  "In


Pensions, endowments favor core, value-added funds

Pension funds, foundations and endowments allocated almost $5.4bn to commercial real estate private equity funds in the first half of


Research: Few factor tax into investment strats

A new report from Altus Group, which provides commercial real estate services, software and data to the global commercial real


U.K. market braces for volatility after unexpected election result

The U.K. commercial real estate pros are bracing for greater volatility and uncertainty following the June 8 general election, which


Senate probe into possible Trump money laundering could increase CRE scrutiny

A move by the Senate Intelligence Committee to request information from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network on possible real estate


Hawkish Fed fuels CLO resurgence

Commercial real estate collateralized loan obligations – securities typically backed by pools of CRE bridge loans – are the latest


Morgan Stanley, C-III settle reps and warranties case

Morgan Stanley and C-III Asset Management have settled a 2011 lawsuit over an $81m loan securitized in a pre-crisis commercial




Turner sees rising private initiative in workforce housing

Bobby Turner, principal and CEO of Turner Impact Capital, is seeing greater interest from real estate private equity funds in


Manifest destiny: New York bridge lenders seeking West Coast deals

A handful of New York-based bridge debt funds are seeking to expand their West Coast operations, as more non-bank lenders


Market pros tout zoning change to stem Los Angeles’ affordable housing crisis

Los Angeles market players are hoping that the recent defeat of a proposal to restrict development in the city will


Knight Frank predicts London will flourish post-Brexit

Brexit is a temporary bump in the road for London real estate, which flourish after the U.K.’s withdrawal from the


Developers hopeful for near-term 421a breakthrough

New York investors and developers continue to hope for a breakthrough that will allow for the renewal of the city’s