Matt Valley

Articles by Matt Valley
Number of U.S. Bank Failures in August Cools Off Following July’s Record Total
Bank failures decline in August from the month prior, but commercial real estate is still a heavy contributor to the troubles.
Yield Curve Is Not Signaling Recession, Says Grubb & Ellis Economist
While it is impossible to sugarcoat the stagnant state of the labor market in August, Grubb & Ellis chief economist Bob Bach says that the yield curve is not signaling a recession.
Hotel developer does his part to generate jobs in Atlanta
On a sunny and sweltering Aug. 18 in Midtown Atlanta, hotel developer Jay Patel beamed with pride as he addressed more than 100 people gathered inside an air-conditioned tent to kick off a groundbreaking ceremony.
After Easing for Two Months, Bank Failures Rise Sharply in July
Thirteen U.S. banks failed in July, raising the total number of failures to 61 through the first seven months of 2011 and putting the annualized pace between 100 and 120, according to New York-based Trepp LLC.
CMBS Delinquencies Rise to Record High in July, But With a Caveat
Two steps forward, one step back. That’s a fitting description for the performance of the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) market as a whole over the last three months.
NREI Study Shows Mixed Outlook on Near-Term Direction of Seniors Housing Cap Rates
While the conventional wisdom in the seniors housing industry is that capitalization rates are clearly headed downward, the results of a newly released study conducted by NREI show a much murkier outlook.
Sound Bites from Midwest Lodging Summit: ‘Hotel Investing Is Not For Choir Boys’
Although real estate fundamentals and valuations in the U.S. hotel sector are clearly on the rise, the overhang of distressed properties remains significant.
‘Painful’ June Jobs Report Throws Industry a Curveball, Says Bach
Last week's weak jobs report is troubling for commercial real estate.
Bank Failures Will Likely Pile Up in Southeast U.S. for Months to Come, Trepp Warns
The Southeast continues to be plagued by a rash of bank failures caused by an excessive exposure to commercial real estate, and analysts say the trend isn’t expected to dissipate anytime soon.
‘Painful’ June Jobs Report Throws Industry a Curveball, Says Bach
To say that the June jobs report released by the U.S. Department of Labor last Friday fell short of expectations would be a gross understatement.
Despite Weak Jobs Report for May, Bach Sees Favorable Real Estate Investment Climate
One of the hazards that Bob Bach, chief economist for Grubb & Ellis, runs into when compiling his “Good News Friday” report each week is that sometimes the news isn’t so good
U.S. Economy on a Pace to Create 2.3 Million Jobs in 2011, Says Nadji at RECon
LAS VEGAS — The U.S. economy finds itself caught in a tug of war between economic headwinds and real recovery, says Hessam Nadji, managing director of research and advisory services for Marcus & Millichap. The biggest headwinds are the ailing housing ...
U.S. Economy on a Pace to Create 2.3 Million Jobs in 2011, Says Nadji at RECon
LAS VEGAS — The U.S. economy finds itself caught in a tug of war between economic headwinds and real recovery, says Hessam Nadji, managing director of research and advisory services for Marcus & Millichap.
Roddy O’Neal: Annual CMBS Issuance Won’t Reach $60 Billion Until At Least 2012
Any projection calling for annual domestic commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) issuance to reach $60 billion this year is unrealistic.
Roddy O’Neal: Annual CMBS Issuance Won’t Reach $60 Billion Until At Least 2012
VEGAS — Any projection calling for annual domestic commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) issuance to reach $60 billion this year is unrealistic, said Roddy O’Neal, CEO of Goldman Sachs Commercial Mortgage Capital at RECon 2011
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