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Apartments Now One-Quarter of Global CRE Investments

Jim Costello / November 5th, 2019

The apartment sector now constitutes one-quarter of all investment in income-producing commercial properties globally. Outside...

Chart: US Debt Funds Carve Bigger Slice of Lending

Jim Costello / October 30th, 2019

Debt funds have been a growing presence in the U.S. lending market across all investment styles. Real Capital Analytics...

Portfolio Deals Dominate Third Quarter US Activity

Jim Costello / October 17th, 2019

Preliminary deal volume figures for the third quarter are showing a turndown in U.S. activity from a year earlier. The big entity-level transactions that closed...

US Recessions Don’t Always Hurt the Same

Jim Costello / October 10th, 2019

Looking back at previous recessions, the one that is the best parallel to the imbalances at play in the current market...

Chart: Shifting LTVs of US Lender Groups

Jim Costello / September 30th, 2019

Competition in the U.S. commercial mortgage market is fierce. With the debt funds taking on more risk...

Debt Funds Continue to Gain US Lending Market Share

Jim Costello / September 19th, 2019

The U.S. commercial mortgage market is as competitive as ever. Debt funds have continued to gain market share and for the first half of 2019...

Rent Control Is Pushing Up US Apartment Cap Rates

Jim Costello / September 10th, 2019

Investors and lenders are repricing assets in markets where rent control exists or is being introduced...

Industrial Price Growth, Rarely in Lockstep, Is Now

Jim Costello / August 30th, 2019

Industrial property prices have grown faster than inflation across the Americas over the last three quarters. This sort of coordinated growth does not...

Overseas Investors Turn Net Sellers of US Real Estate in H1

Jim Costello / August 28th, 2019

Cross-border investors turned net sellers of U.S. commercial real estate in the first half of 2019 for the first time since 2012, the latest edition...

Chart: US Sector Momentum at Midyear 2019

Jim Costello / August 19th, 2019

When deal volume is climbing in a market, one might expect to see stronger growth in property prices. This relationship did not...

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