Commercial Real Estate & Business News January 22, 2019

Global CRE Volumes Reached $733B Last Year
London remains the largest commercial real estate investment market in the world after knocking New York from its perch in 2017, according to a new survey by JLL. Overall, global CRE investment volumes totaled $733 billion last year…»
The Top Multifamily Lenders for Freddie Mac in 2018
Last year Freddie Mac Multifamily closed $78 billion in total production, besting the GSE’s prior record of $73.2 billion set in 2017. The $78 billion financed approximately 860,000 rental units – more than 90% of which were affordable to low- and moderate-income families. …»
Innovative senior campus keeps Mesa job market humming
More high-paying jobs are on their way to growing southeast Mesa thanks to a $200 million senior living and medical campus that’s breaking ground this year. The recently announced 20-acre GrandeVita campus near the U.S. 60 and Crismon Road…»
Can HNW Investors Still Profit by Investing in Retail Real Estate?
We’re barely into 2019, and the shaky future of Sears continues to grab many of the big headlines in the retail sector. But that’s not the story that high-net-worth (HNW) investors should be following in terms of retail real estate. …»
We’re in for the ride of our lives
We have seen the future and it is us. If you’ve watched the Waymo vans making their way through the Valley, you have a sense of what I’m talking about. And if you’ve seen your reflection in their windows as they brake in the lane next to you, you might even imagine your own place in this new world. …»