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Beth Mattson-Teig

More Pension Fund Money Flowing to Commercial Real Estate
Pension funds remain firmly committed to real estate strategies despite signs that commercial real estate is moving into a later stage of the cycle and investors are lowering return expectations.
Will FHFA Raise Agency Caps Again in the Fourth Quarter? 1
Robust multifamily lending has prompted FHFA to raise its market rate lending caps at both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac twice this year and the door is still open on a third increase.
Are Interval Funds the Next Big Thing in Real Estate Investment? 1
Although interval funds have been around for a long time, real estate interval funds specifically surfaced about five years ago and they are just beginning to gain traction.
Part 1: Great Expectations 1
Exclusive research from NREI’s latest finance survey shows that confidence remains high that those good times are likely to roll a bit longer.
Part 2: Mixed Bag of Capital Sources
Lending remains a “mixed bag” of different sources for commercial real estate loans.
Part 3: Banks Tighten Construction Lending 1
The impact from the new HVCRE loan requirements is already being felt.
Part 4: Risk Retention Weighs on CMBS
The CMBS industry is still trying to figure out how the new risk retention rules will impact the market when they go into effect on December 24th.
Crowdfunded REITs Gain Momentum
Fundrise isn’t the only crowdfunding firm that is trying to capitalize on that growing investor appetite. RealtyMogul launched its first crowdfunded REIT, MogulREIT I in August.
Best and Worst Office Markets for Revenue Growth 1
Research firm Reis Inc. recently released data that shows markets with the biggest year-over-year changes in effective revenue per sq. ft.
Construction Loans Fall Victim to Concentration Risk Concerns
Banks are cautious about over-exposure in the wake of a prolonged apartment building boom.
Part 1: Holding Steady
Retail real estate maintains its course amid rapid-fire changes impacting the sector.
Part 2: Buyers Pull Back
Retail property sales during the first half of the year totaled $36.6 billion, which is down about 20 percent compared to the same period last year.
Part 3: Retail Fundamentals Hold
Retail occupancies and rents have stayed the course in the face of considerable headwinds.
Part 4: Healthy Access to Capital
There continues to be plenty of capital available for the acquisition, refinancing and renovation of existing retail properties.
REITs Enjoy Stronger Liquidity
The sector has improved notably this year, with year-to-date prices that are up 11.62 percent and an average total return for the sector of 14.0 percent through August.
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