It’s an annual pilgrimage, second only to the winter holidays, which has become ingrained in retailers’ balance sheets. As this year’s back-to-school season kicks into high gear this month, analysts are predicting results that are no better than last ...
U.S. GDP growth is expected to remain sluggish and the U.S. unemployment rate could tick up to a peak of 9.5% in the third quarter of 2012, according to Northern Trust’s first formal forecast of U.S. economic activity and interest rates for 2012. ...
A new report from Marcus & Millichap forecasts an increase in self storage investment activity this year as banks sell off real estate-owned (REO) properties, drawing regional syndicates from the sidelines to target Class B/C assets throughout the Sun Belt.
Prudential Mortgage Capital Company and affiliated funds of Perella Weinberg Partners’ Asset Based Value strategy have formed a joint venture to originate commercial mortgages for future securitization.
The U.S. apartment sector turned in a near-record revenue growth performance in the second quarter of 2011, according to the preliminary results from MPF Research’s 2nd quarter 2011 survey of more than 6 million apartment units across the country.
Industrial real estate investors, developers and brokers are in a buoyant mood these days, a fact reflected by a record crowd of some 300 industry pros who attended the recent two-day NAIOP I.con conference in Long Beach, Calif.
Institutional investors should focus on value-add opportunities as the U.S. commercial real estate markets continue to recover, according to a new white paper issued by financial services firm Credit Suisse.
There has been $30.3 billion in new CMBS issuance to date in 2013, according to Commercial Mortgage Alert. That puts the industry on pace to smash last year’s volume of $48.4 billion and will make 2013 the busiest year for CMBS issuance since 2007. Where do you think total CMBS issuance volume will end up in 2013?