Beth Mattson-Teig

Borrowers Enjoy “Perfect Storm” for Refinancing Opportunities
Borrowers continue to take care of upcoming loan maturities early by refinancing today—even if it means paying penalties in order to do so.
Realquidity Aims to Create Online Secondary Marketplace for CRE Investment 1
Realquidity is a Silicon Valley startup that launched a new only online marketplace in June for buying and selling fractional interests in existing commercial properties. NREI interviewed Realquidity co-founder and CEO Shawn Silk to get his insights on how the platform works.
Are Private Equity Real Estate Funds Losing Their Edge?
Real estate private equity funds have been enjoying tremendous success in recent years. Yet intense competition and a maturing market may prompt both fund managers and investors alike to adjust expectations going forward.
Institutional Real Estate Investors Adapt Strategies to Maturing Market
The maturing commercial real estate market has some institutional investors tweaking their strategies. Many investors are willing to take on more risk, while on the opposite end of the spectrum some are also pulling back on risk as prices rise.
New Legislation Could Hinder EB-5 Financing Options
Proposed new legislation could mean big changes for EB-5 money, a small, but growing segment of the commercial real estate financing market.
Will CRE Lenders Push Allocations Higher?
Lenders have been hungry to do real estate deals this year. But some industry observers question whether their appetites may diminish later in 2015 as they near their target capital allocations.
Developers Tap New Sources of Financing
Banks have traditionally been the go-to source for construction loans. But they may lose some of that edge in an increasingly competitive marketplace that is filling up with non-bank lenders, as well as a tougher regulatory environment.
Private Equity Firms Step Up CRE Debt Financing
Private equity firms have been moving into debt financing at all different levels of the capital stack with increased velocity over the past 24 months.
REITs Off to a Rocky Start in 2015
After posting stellar returns last year, REITs have come crashing back to earth with a dismal performance in 2015.
Sovereign Wealth Funds Up the Ante on CRE Investment in the U.S.
Sovereign wealth funds are expected to play a bigger role in the U.S. commercial real estate market in the coming months. Sovereign wealth funds are raising the stakes for global real estate allocations and North America remains a top focus for many groups.
B-Piece CMBS Buyers Have Plenty of Options in the Current Market
The wave of CMBS maturities is setting up a smorgasbord for B-piece buyers.
Retail Development Gains Momentum
Following its tepid pace over the past few years, retail development is on the verge of taking a giant leap forward as the pipeline of proposed projects continues to expand.
Fannie and Freddie Hit the Brakes on Multifamily Lending
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are trying to reign in robust multifamily lending that has them racing toward their annual production caps very early in the year.
Banks Struggle to Push Mortgage Originations Higher
Rising acquisition volumes and the return of development should spell good news for bank lenders. But stiff competition is taking some of the wind out of the sails of bank loan production.
Foreign Real Estate Investors Look for U.S. Partners
As the flow of foreign capital into U.S. real estate continues to rise, more sponsors are looking to grab a slice of that growing pie.
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