Insurance Companies en Demand Is Rising for CRE Loans <div class="node-body article-body">With the commercial real estate industry being increasingly described as buoyant, how much competition is there for loans? To find out, we turned to Walker & Dunlop, a national firm specializing in providing customized financing solutions to owners and operators of U.S. commercial real estate properties. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMBS Commercial Banks Expert Q&As Institutional Investors Insurance Companies News Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 1772921 at TRIA Reauthorization: An Overdue Victory for CRE <div class="node-body article-body">The 114th Congress convened on January 5, and two days later, the House passed H.R. 26, which extends the federal terrorism risk insurance backstop program known as TRIA for six years. This was Congress working at warp speed, but the legislation it passed was long overdue.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Insurance Companies News Office Property Management Tue, 03 Feb 2015 15:22:00 +0000 1632411 at Where Does the Inaction of Congress Leave the CRE Industry? <div class="node-body article-body">With just a handful of days remaining before Congress recesses to go back out on the campaign trail, progress has woefully collapsed on commercial real estate’s issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Insurance Companies News Tax Strategies Washington D.C. Freemium Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:07:00 +0000 1223001 at Conduit Lenders Threaten Life Companies' Love for CRE <div class="node-body article-body">Life insurance companies love commercial real estate—but competition from conduit lenders could cut into their lending volume.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMBS Commercial Banks Insurance Companies Multifamily News Freemium Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:05:00 +0000 1172961 at Banks, Conduits Lead Lending Activity for CRE <div class="node-body article-body">It’s shaping up to be another big year for commercial and multifamily lending—especially for banks and conduit lenders, according to the latest figures from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), an industry trade group. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMBS Commercial Banks Insurance Companies News Freemium Mon, 04 Aug 2014 14:12:00 +0000 1095811 at Government Officials Need to Figure out TRIA Details as Expiration Approaches <div class="node-body article-body">The delay is probably already causing headaches for some real estate professionals while lawmakers continue to argue about how to proceed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Insurance Companies Legal News Freemium Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:41:00 +0000 1074251 at 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 28, 2014) <div class="node-body article-body">Discount rivals Dollar Tree and Family Dollar announce an $8.5 billion merger, reports The New York Times. Blackstone borrows $2.25 billion secured by its investment in Hilton Worldwide, according to the International Financing Review. MetLife and Norway’s sovereign wealth fund pay $561 million for One Beacon Street in Boston, reports Bloomberg. These are among today’s must reads for the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Buzz Insurance Companies Private Equity Retail Freemium Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:49:00 +0000 1073831 at 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">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