commercial real estate
Major Landlord Accused of ‘Ponzi-Like’ Fraud
The SEC says Robert Morgan misused investor money from securities sales because his real-estate empire business empire "was in constant need of cash."
Banks See Tighter Standards on Loans in 2019
The Fed's latest survey of loan officers shows "an increasing number of banks bracing for a lending slowdown.”
U.S. Shopping Malls Limp Into the Holiday Quarter
Despite strong consumer confidence, the mall vacancy rate hit a seven-year high in the third quarter, says Reis.
Cushman & Wakefield May Raise $1B With IPO
The firm believes its menu of integrated services positions it for future growth in the commercial real estate market.
Competition Spurs Easing of C&I Loan Terms
Among senior loan officers, "more aggressive competition from other bank or non-bank lenders was by far the most emphasized reason for easing."
Banks Continue Tighter CRE Lending Policies
The tighter lending standards reflect in part a less favorable or more uncertain outlook for commercial real estate prices.
Innovative Office Spaces Attract Millennials
Huddle rooms, smart boards, showers, proximity to mass transit — urban-dwelling millennials have a new set of requirements for the workspace.
Banks Tighten CRE Loan Standards in Q3
Conditions tightened for construction and land development loans, as well as loans secured by multifamily residential properties, according to a Fed survey.
Ex-St. Joe CFO, Others Accused of Improper Accounting
A Florida developer overstated earnings by failing in its impariment testing of real estate assets.
Blackstone Buys BioMed REIT for $4.9B
The $23.75-per-share deal gives Blackstone access to office buildings that cater to life science tenants in major markets.