Bank Watchdogs Call Out Loan Growth

Banks have stepped up construction and land development lending in recent years, raising red flags from regulators. By September 2015, development loans were rising at more than 15 percent annually, far outstripping increases in other bank loan categories.

Be sure to read in-depth analysis of bank lending issues from Deloitte’s Steven Bandolik and Chris Spoth in the March 2016 digital issue of CPE.

Source: Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

Source: Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.