Commercial Real Estate & Business News – August 29, 2016

Fitch Ratings says all major property types tied to CMBS loans saw year-over-year increases; however, not all sectors experienced greater NOI gains in 2015 than in 2014…»
Banks bowing to Federal regulatory pressures, even as fundamentals remain strong. U.S. banks have continued to pull back on multifamily lending. The amount of such loans on their books has decreased for each of the last three weeks, according to the latest weekly bank asset numbers from the Federal Reserve, an indication that banks are originating fewer multifamily loans than the number of loans being paid off…»

Ever since the Federal Reserve set interest rates near zero, people who used to keep substantial balances in money market and savings accounts have invested in Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and Bonds instead…»

This year, it’s all about industrial. Industrial properties are like sleeper cell agents, crucial to both businesses and to consumers. In this gallery, we look at the main trends driving industrial real estate’s strong performance in 2016…»

Existing home sales in the United States lost momentum in July and decreased year on year for the first time since November 2015 with a fall of 3.2%, the latest index data shows…»