Joining a growing list of corporations that are moving their real estate operations to a third-party provider, financial services firm Principal Financial Group (NYSE: PFG) today outsourced facilities management for its 4.3 million sq. ft. of office space to Jones Lang LaSalle.
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?