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  • Rx for Change: Healthcare Real Estate’s Next Generation

    How Baby Boomers, Millennials and new ideas about healing are transforming this fast-growing area.

    Healthcare 03 August 2017 15:11
  • High Volatility CRE, Revisited

    Avison Young Principal Jay Maddox discusses how the implementation of HVCRE rules has negatively impacted borrowers and created uncertainty for lenders, as well as the current efforts to soften the regulation.

    ViewPoint 02 August 2017 16:14
  • Capital Markets Trends to Watch in 2H17

    CBRE Vice President Brandon Smith identifies the capital markets topics to keep an eye on for the rest of the year.

    ViewPoint 02 August 2017 16:12
  • How Low Can You Go? CMBS Market in Limbo

    New risk retention rules and shifting investor interest are contributing to the subdued state of the CMBS market, argues BDO USA Partner Stuart Eisenberg. Alternative lenders like private equity firms and REITs are stepping in to fill the gap.

    ViewPoint 02 August 2017 16:11
  • Increase of the Net Lease Dollar Store

    The majority of the product comes from new construction properties, as tenants continue to expand at an aggressive pace, notes The Boulder Group President Randy Blankstein.

    ViewPoint 02 August 2017 16:10
  • 4 Big Trends That Will Shape CRE: A Futurist’s Guide

    Start thinking now about how these emerging developments in technology and society could affect your business, SunTrust's top commercial real estate banker advises.

    ViewPoint 01 August 2017 18:30
  • Midsummer Musings: What Will the 2nd Half Bring?

    What's ahead in the second half of the year for lending, investment volume and the business climate? A senior NAR economist sheds light on the complex issues that will shape the rest of 2017.

    ViewPoint 26 July 2017 20:07
  • Taking Resident Services to the Bottom Line

    The benefit of providing service-enriched housing is increasingly outweighing the costs for affordable housing developers and finance partners, according to R4 Capital EVP Nicole Flores and Rainbow Housing Assistance Corp. Executive Director Flynann Janisse.

    ViewPoint 19 July 2017 17:25
  • The Difficulty of Reviving Zombie Malls

    In revitalizing a deteriorating mall, asset owners and developers may face an uphill battle to make the property profitable again. But those with an understanding of community and economic needs can be successful, notes CenterSquare Investment Management Portfolio Manager Eric Rothman.

    ViewPoint 19 July 2017 17:25
  • Elevated Equity REIT Bank Borrowing Bears Close Watch

    While not a new phenomenon, U.S. equity REITs' exposure could constrain corporate credit quality in some cases if bank borrowing continues at this elevated level, warns Fitch Ratings Head of U.S. REITs Steven Marks.

    ViewPoint 19 July 2017 17:24
  • Shorter-Term Net Leases Gain Favor

    As today's buyers search for yield, properties with shorter lease terms have become sought-after investments for a certain sophisticated investor pool, notes Andrew Watson, managing director & leader of Transwestern's National Net Lease and Sale-Leaseback Group.

    ViewPoint 19 July 2017 17:22
  • Mid-Year Trends in CRE Financing

    Dekel Capital Managing Principal Shlomi Ronen discusses how lenders are keeping the balance between borrower demand and new regulations and other mid-year trends in real estate financing.

    Finance 19 July 2017 15:33
  • Experiential Retailing Is Transforming the Use of CRE

    Realizing the value in offering customers experiences, retailers are capturing sales through experiential retailing and e-commerce, using data as a means to select the most relevant locations for shopping and distribution facilities, says Christopher Pappas, director at Fitch Ratings.

    Retail 13 July 2017 18:01
  • The Flattening Yield Curve

    Industry participants can expect further softness in land values and increased difficulty in obtaining construction loans, as short-term interest rate increases are expected to continue, argues Avison Young Principal Jay Maddox.

    ViewPoint 05 July 2017 17:26
  • The Value of Real Estate Brokers

    Recent consolidation in the brokerage community has increased concern among owners and buyers about using a brokerage firm that represents both the buyer and seller in the transaction. But Buchalter Shareholder Manuel Fishman argues why using an integrated brokerage firm can be valuable.

    ViewPoint 05 July 2017 17:26