Analysis

First in a series: Korean investment co. closes rare value-added fund

Seoul-based IGIS Asset Management Co. has closed a discretionary fund that will make value-added investments in major South Korean cities.


Conduit issuance drops as SASB deals surge

The commercial mortgage-backed securities conduit market is seeing an issuance slump as single-asset, single-borrower deals and Freddie Mac offerings have

Heitman Securities touts REIT potential as late-cycle investment

A new report from Heitman Securities predicts that real estate investment trusts are in a position to outperform in the



Fund managers race to tap into opportunity zone legislation

Real estate fund managers and institutional and private investors are scrambling to set up new funds to take advantage of


Capital infusion set to reboot 666 Fifth Avenue

Kushner Companies, which has hammered out a deal with Brookfield Asset Management to recapitalize New York’s 666 Fifth Avenue, is


Fitch forecasts CMBS delinquency drop

The U.S. commercial mortgage-backed securities delinquency rate is expected to finish 2018 between 2.25% and 2.75%, according to a new


Report: Is the industrial sector set for a space glut?

Supply and demand are evenly matched in the U.S. industrial market at this point in the cycle but an oversupply


LaSalle: CRE navigates rocky geopolitical, economic environment

The commercial real estate market is holding its own against a backdrop of structural and cyclical shifts, acting as a


Dealpath, CompStak JV highlights next-phase tech market

A new partnership between Dealpath and CompStak to share data on their respective specialties – pipeline tracking, deal management and


New GDPR regs raise data bar

The General Data Protection Regulation has gone into effect, tightening the standards for treatment of data for E.U. citizens and


Toys R Us closing spurs NYC submarket revival

Retail space on the East Side of New York’s Union Square is expected to see a significant revitalization due to


Deduction limits start to spur sales in high-tax states

The commercial real estate market is starting to see the impact of two parts of the recent overhaul of the


Moody’s to cities: Address climate risks or face downgrades  

Moody’s Investor Service is warning U.S. cities that their ability to respond to climate change risks could have an impact on




Republican tax proposal keeps 1031 exchanges…for now

Republican efforts to rewrite the U.S. tax code got a shot in the arm on Tuesday when the Senate Budget


Deloitte: Robotic process automation on the rise

Robotic process automation can help commercial real estate companies increase the efficiency of and the costs associated with data collection,


Geopolitical turmoil raises specter of credit freeze

One of the biggest systemic risks to the U.S. commercial real estate market is a potential military conflict with North


CRE market struggles to adapt to digital world

The commercial real estate industry is struggling to adapt to the impact of the digital revolution, which is having an


Investors repurpose, revitalize former industrial centers

Commercial real estate investors and developers are working to revitalize Midwestern and Northeast cities that are moving toward a return