Life companies are jockeyingto keep their seat at the table as capital continues to pour into commercial real estate. Thanks to maintaining the most conservative standards in the lead up to the boom, life insurance companies had fewer bad loans to work out after 2008 and used that strong capital position to increase their share of the commercial real estate lending market. Life insurance companies originate more loans today than they did at the peak of the boom—the only ... Freemium Content

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