Insurance Companies en Green: New Challenges Facing CRE Investors <div class="node-body video-body">Tom Green, national real estate assurance leader with McGladrey, a Chicago-headquartered national provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, talks about challenges to investors with Rich Santos, Penton's group publisher of Wealth Management and National Real Estate Investor. According to Green, new challenges include smaller investors competing against retail and larger institutional investors, bringing competitive pricing to the markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Institutional Investors Insurance Companies Private Equity Sponsored Videos Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:46:00 +0000 982231 at TRIA Expiration Inches Closer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In January 2013, the real estate industry began in earnest to educate Congress on the need to act quickly to extend the federal terrorism risk insurance program set to expire at the end of 2014. Now, midway through the 2014 legislative session, we still have no concrete timetable for action. For BOMA, it can’t come soon enough. Our message to Congress is clear: Act now. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Industrial Insurance Companies Multifamily News Office Freemium Mon, 12 May 2014 13:56:00 +0000 851721 at 10 Pieces of Legislation That Could Impact Commercial Real Estate <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 113th Congress has many pieces of legislation before it which, if passed, could impact the commercial real estate industry, mostly in very significant and positive ways.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Insurance Companies Legal Multifamily News Office Private Equity REITs Retail Thu, 08 May 2014 13:59:00 +0000 843311 at Top Seniors Housing Lenders Plan for Newcomer Competition <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The top seniors housing lenders see competition gaining in the rear-view mirror, but are making changes in packages to keep up with the new lending options offered for today’s <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/deals/investment?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Investment">investor</a></span>.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Banks Insurance Companies Multifamily News Private Equity REITs Seniors Housing Freemium Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 789141 at Whole Foods’ New Model for Retail Development Has Backing of Lenders <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s becoming more and more common to see Whole Foods or another strong grocery chain occupying the ground levels of multi-unit residential developments, especially in urban markets like San Francisco and Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Insurance Companies News Retail Freemium Thu, 13 Feb 2014 18:54:00 +0000 596261 at Life Companies, Banks Like Industrial Assets’ Safe Growth <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Life companies, banks and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-investment/cmbs?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities">CMBS</a></span> lenders are prepared to expand offerings for office and industrial properties, due to both sectors’ impressive growth during the past 12 quarters. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMBS Commercial Banks Industrial Insurance Companies News Office Freemium Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:44:00 +0000 592081 at CRE Loan Originations Expected to Rise 7 Percent in 2014, Conduit Lenders and Life Insurers Likely to Drive the Growth <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Commercial mortgage lenders expect another steady year in 2014, with a healthy appetite for risk and an emphasis on multifamily and industrial properties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMBS Industrial Insurance Companies Investment Banks Multifamily News Research & Data Freemium Mon, 03 Feb 2014 19:29:00 +0000 569231 at Bridge, Mezzanine Lenders See Rising Tide of Deals <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Five years ago, the capital markets meltdown thinned the herd of players in the bridge and mezzanine niche.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bridge & Mezzanine Finance Insurance Companies News Private Equity Freemium Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:58:00 +0000 525351 at Senior Lenders Prepare for a Steady Year <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When it comes to banks and life insurance companies, commercial real estate professionals expect lending volumes and loan terms to move only a little in 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Banks Insurance Companies News Freemium Wed, 08 Jan 2014 14:48:00 +0000 502531 at <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Flood of Debt, Opportunity Hits CRE <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The first wave of short-term loans passed by in the early years of the recovery without causing as much damage as feared. Now the second wave of long-term loans is nearing, starting in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Charts CMBS Commercial Banks Distress Insurance Companies News Freemium Mon, 06 Jan 2014 16:31:00 +0000 495011 at