Is the Industrial Sector Edging Toward Overbuilding?

Industrial users are expected to absorb about half as much space quarterly over the next two years as they did in 2018 and 2019, when quarterly absorption averaged 60 million sq. ft., according…

10 Must Read Items for CRE Investors on October 11, 2019

The Federal Reserve is rolling bank some post-crisis bank rules to ease liquidity, reports the Wall Street Journal. Victoria’s Secret is laying off a substantial…
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Seven Takeaways from the CRE CLO Conference of 2019

The second annual CRE CLO Conference, which took place in New York on Oct. 10, featured financing practitioners discussing the continuing evolution of the commercial real estate collateralized loan…
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Google Expands Plans for its Massive Second Headquarters in San Jose

The company's planned campus may be larger than previously expected.
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FEMA May Have to Buy Millions of Flood-Prone Homes

(Bloomberg)—As the climate crisis worsens, more Americans will be forced from their homes. Many won’t be able to afford it, and the U.S. isn’t prepared for a massive, government-subsidized…

Investors Get Only a Partial View of WeWork’s U.K. Performance

(Bloomberg)—WeWork’s main U.K. unit saw losses balloon tenfold last year and revenues nearly double, but these numbers give investors only a partial view of how the company’s doing in one…

Are the Troubles at Bed Bath & Beyond Temporary Setbacks?

Amid falling sales, big-box home goods retailer Bed Bath & Beyond is upping the number of stores it anticipates closing in the fiscal year. The New Jersey-based retailer, which also operates…
Fannie-Freddie Shares Slide as Mnuchin Dims Investors' Hopes

New Caps Result in Lower Interest Rates from Fannie, Fannie

Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae lenders are once again fighting hard to make deals. “Agency lenders are now beating banks and life companies—when they want the loans, they are beating them,” says…

Manhattan’s Super-Luxury Apartment Rents See a Big Rent Spike

(Bloomberg)—Manhattan rents are on the rise, and climbing fastest for the most-expensive apartments in the borough. Super-luxury rents -- the top 5% of the market by price -- jumped 9.1% in September…
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10 Must Read Items for CRE Investors on October 10, 2019

Brookfield plans to launch a massive entertainment and restaurant venue at Manhattan West, reports the New York Post. Smaller warehouses are in hot demand,…