Multifamily Debt Data Reaches New Record at End of 2021

Recent data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Outstanding report shows that the level of outstanding debt on commercial/multifamily mortgages – during the final three months of 2021 – was $287 billion (7.4 percent) higher than the level seen at the end of 2020. Report frequency The MBA releases this data [...]

By | May 24th, 2022|Commercial Real Estate|0 Comments

Forecasted Mortgage Metrics for 2022 Show Strength in Commercial, Multifamily

According to a forecast from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), 2022 is set to be a record-breaking year with mortgage borrowing and lending activity for commercial real estate (CRE) assets surpassing one trillion USD. The figure was released during the MBA’s annual CREF Finance Conference and Expo, where several industry experts discussed the way forward [...]

By | April 28th, 2022|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Forecasted Mortgage Metrics for 2022 Show Strength in Commercial, Multifamily

Seamless Site Management: Drones and Smart Tech for CRE Inspection

Over the past few years, the use of drone technology in the commercial sector has seen massive growth, with drones being used for everything from agriculture to law enforcement. In the commercial real estate (CRE) context, the value of drone technology is also rapidly becoming apparent. Drones deployed for site inspections can save time and [...]

By | March 22nd, 2022|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Seamless Site Management: Drones and Smart Tech for CRE Inspection

Watch this space: Industrial boom continues into late 2021, and beyond

We’ve all seen how the Covid-19 pandemic gave the industrial sector the shove it needed to go from well-poised to interstellar. Now research from the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAOIP) suggests there is no slowing down for commercial real estate’s (CRE) newest darling sector. The NAIOP’s Industrial Space Demand Forecast for Q3 2021 shows [...]

By | November 23rd, 2021|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Watch this space: Industrial boom continues into late 2021, and beyond

Signals Suggest Cause for Optimism in Hospitality

A recent report from data provider LightBox suggests there is dawning but cautious optimism among commercial real estate (CRE) professionals when it comes to the prospects of the hospitality sector. Their second quarter 2021 Investor Sentiment Report declares that resort and leisure travel was looking strong for the “all-important summer season”, while the return of [...]

By | October 26th, 2021|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Signals Suggest Cause for Optimism in Hospitality

Big Expectations for the Industrial Boom to Continue

Data from the seventh annual industrial market report by WealthManagement.com Real Estate (WMRE) remains clearly bullish on the industrial sphere of commercial real estate (CRE), particularly on the points of sentiment, occupancy, and rent growth. The report is based on an April 2021 survey distributed to readers of Wealth Management Real Estate. Respondents include private [...]

By | September 22nd, 2021|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Big Expectations for the Industrial Boom to Continue

CRE Outlook Stronger Despite Supply Chain Challenges

Since April 2020, the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) has been keeping track of the pandemic’s impact on CRE with their regular COVID Impact surveys. NAIOP’s June 2021 survey collected data from 239 US-based members, including brokers, building managers and owners, and real estate developers. A recurring theme in this latest survey [...]

By | August 24th, 2021|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on CRE Outlook Stronger Despite Supply Chain Challenges

Trend: NFTs and property

NFTs have been all over the news in recent months – with some raking in whopping amounts for digital art on auction – but what exactly are they and why are they now being linked to commercial real estate (CRE) and property sales? Dealing in definitions NFT stands for non-fungible token. Something that is fungible [...]

By | July 28th, 2021|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Trend: NFTs and property

Bear or Bull: CRE’s Investment Prospects

The commercial real estate (CRE) reporter Konrad Putzier recently published a fascinating article in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) about the sector’s resilience, and specifically investors’ confidence in that resilience. Published in May 2020, the article unpacks the factors that have worked into the sentiment analysis, showing that despite the hard knocks of the pandemic, [...]

By | June 24th, 2021|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Bear or Bull: CRE’s Investment Prospects

Rethinking the Retail Model Post-Pandemic

It is now a well-established fact that the retail sector was both broadly and deeply affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, in the US and abroad. Our NAI Global Real Estate Outlook study, Q42020, includes the finding that over half of survey respondents (57%) said the “Amazon effect” was expected to have an even larger impact [...]

By | May 25th, 2021|Commercial Real Estate|Comments Off on Rethinking the Retail Model Post-Pandemic