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Owner Expectations Need to Change for Prices to Fall

Jim Costello / June 11th, 2020

The gap in expectations between buyers and sellers is such that if we wanted to see...

CMBS Distress Is Only the Tip of the Iceberg

Jim Costello / June 3rd, 2020

The CMBS market has not been the primary originator of commercial mortgage debt...

Shrinking Buyer Pool May Accelerate Price Floor Discovery

Jim Costello / May 27th, 2020

The speed of the decline has been so intense this time that the market is at nearly the same level...

The US Market for Hotel Properties Is Frozen

Jim Costello / May 20th, 2020

Hotel sector investment activity was already spinning downward even before the economic crisis wrought...

Cracks Start to Show in US Deal Activity Amidst Crisis

Jim Costello / April 16th, 2020

Signs of the COVID-19 crisis are starting to appear in the U.S. market for commercial...

Valuing US Apartments in the Midst of COVID-19

Jim Costello / April 7th, 2020

Debt challenges mean that apartment cap rates may not be as sheltered as they were during the last...

Commercial Real Estate Moves Into Uncharted Territory

Jim Costello / March 19th, 2020

Making sense of what will happen next involves a little bit of speculation as well as reasonable judgement over the forces...

The Show Must Go On: CRE in a Coronavirus Slowdown

Jim Costello / March 9th, 2020

Even with an economic downturn, commercial real estate investments might weather this panic without major damage...

Manhattan Hotel Deals Dry Up: Is Worse to Come?

Jim Costello / March 3rd, 2020

Three months of no transactions is a rare event in Manhattan. Is something worse...

A Fantastic Decade for US Commercial Real Estate

Jim Costello / January 16th, 2020

While 2019 sputtered to a close with tepid deal volume, the last decade overall has been fantastic...

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