Savanna set to buy New York office

Savanna is under contract to acquire 31 West 27th Street, a roughly 144,000-square-foot office building in New York’s Midtown South

TH Real Estate pulls trigger on New York office sale

TH Real Estate is set to launch the sale of 685 Third Avenue, a 646,000-square-fooot office building in New York. CBRE

MetLife Real Estate inks $50m loan on historic Charleston property

MetLife Real Estate has provided a $50m loan to refinance a 244,000 square-foot, mixed-use historic building in downtown Charlestown, S.C.

Rate spreads stay flat amid Treasury gains

Commercial mortgage rate spreads were largely unchanged this month, leading to lower overall borrowing costs in the commercial real estate

News in Brief: NYC weighs retail rent reform, Lincoln tapped to manage San Francisco transit center

NYC weighs retail rent reform Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer is calling on for reforms to the Commercial Rent Tax,

Changing of the guard: CMBS industry embraces rising generation

The greatest shift the commercial mortgage-backed securities market has ever seen is looming – over the next ten to 15

China Life recaps $950m ElmTree portfolio

A wholly-owned subsidiary of China Life Insurance Group has invested $950m to recapitalize a portfolio of properties owned by ElmTree

News in brief: Square Mile originates $66m construction loan

Square Mile originates $66m construction loan Square Mile Capital Management has originated a $66.5 million construction loan to finance the

Monday Properties refinances Rosslyn portfolio

Monday Properties has refinanced debt on a portfolio of nine office buildings in Rosslyn, Va., consolidating maturing mortgages on the properties

Podcast: Looking past the gateways

Although institutional investors continue to chase deals in gateway U.S. markets, there are a number of other cities that offer

European investors brace for Brexit effect

With the fundamentals slipping in several U.K. markets and the recent French election, some European investors are looking to either

Zell: Emerging markets driving investor returns

Emerging markets will be a critical source of return for commercial real estate investors in the years ahead as the

TH Real Estate poised to boost debt strategy

TH Real Estate is poised to increase its commercial real estate debt strategy, fueled by a belief that the property

Political, tech disrupters opening up new investment windows

A confluence of trends that span populism, tech disrupters, currency fluctuations, and corporations seeking less costly business locations are being

Bank of the Ozarks lends $100m on LA multifamily

Bank of the Ozarks has deployed $100m of capital to finance the construction of a 368-unit apartment project in Los

Madison Realty funds Brooklyn development site

Madison Realty Capital, a real estate investment firm focused on the middle-market space, has provided a $53.5m first mortgage for

Real estate cos. need to invest more in cyber defenses

Commercial real estate companies that have been putting off cybersecurity initiatives should heed the warning of last week’s WannaCry ransomware

Luxury Philadelphia apartments go up for sale

Southern Land Company and Redwood Capital Investments are selling 3601 Market, a newly constructed, 363-unit, Class A luxury apartment tower in Philadelphia’s University