With the Federal Reserve’s continued indecision regarding the fate of bond-buying programs and the likelihood that interest rates will rise, smart money is going to great lengths to lock in long term rates....More
Just when you thought it was safe to read a news story about Congress, legislators are risking the entire commercial estate finance system by delaying the renewal of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002....More
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?