Analysis

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


CMBS maturity defaults spike in NYC suburb

Four pre-crisis commercial mortgage-backed securities loans on office buildings in Uniondale, N.Y., have been transferred to special servicing due to


Investors chase suburban-core deals as Millennials trickle out of cities

A number of prominent commercial real estate investors have begun to chase deals outside of the popular urban markets in


J.P. Morgan syndicate funds $250m construction loan amid lending slowdown

J.P. Morgan, M&T Bank, and U.S. Bank have originated a $250m construction loan for Dock 72, a creative office development


Big Apple land prices fall as owners pull back

New York City land prices have fallen steeply over the past roughly year to 18 months, leading owners to hold


Macy’s, Sears closures underscore ongoing retail woes

Plans by Macy’s and Sears to shutter hundreds of underperforming stores around the U.S. is just the latest problem for


A look back: Working through the StuyTown workout

Roughly 10 years after Tishman Speyer Properties and BlackRock’s deal to acquire New York’s Peter Cooper Village-Stuyvesant Town apartment complex,




Allianz Real Estate set to expand West Coast portfolio

Allianz Real Estate of America, which recently made its first direct investment on the West Coast, is looking for similar


Sluggish growth, dwindling fees leading law firms to shrink space

A prolonged period of sluggish growth, dwindling fees, and changes in the way space is used are pushing law firms


Richmond woos employers, recent grads with affordability, access

A new high-speed train that’s being constructed between Richmond and Washington, D.C., and a more affordable cost of living than


Losses rising on lower-end mall loans

Losses are rising on loans on lower-quality malls included in commercial mortgage-backed securities deals, a phenomenon that likely presages more


Barings Real Estate aims for integrating client needs

Barings Real Estate Advisors – formed earlier this year as part of the integration of four affiliates of Massachusetts Mutual