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The US Debt Stool, Though Wobbly, Is Still Standing

Jim Costello / September 16th, 2020

The pullback by CMBS and investor-driven originators is not as destructive...

Chart: Composition of US Apartment, Hotel Lending

Haley Crimmins / June 26th, 2020

In an RCA Insights post earlier this month, Jim Costello described how CMBS distress...

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...

This Is What a Distress Cycle Looks Like

Bob White / May 5th, 2020

In the last cycle RCA tracked more than $462 billion of troubled commercial real estate...

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...

US Loan Losses March to the Tune of Property Prices

Jim Costello / April 9th, 2019

The worst losses from the U.S. loans originated in the run-up to the Global Financial Crisis are behind us. This said, not every U.S. sector or market is recovering...

Opportunity Zone Lending? Capital Is Already Active

Jim Costello / April 2nd, 2019

Patterns of lending within the Qualified Opportunity Zone geographies (QOZs) of the U.S. suggest that many...

US Lending Market Gets More Competitive in 2018

Jim Costello / March 21st, 2019

The commercial mortgage market got more competitive in 2018 with six out of the eight lender categories tracked by Real Capital Analytics each capturing...

Which US Lender Groups Are Gaining Ground?

Jim Costello / September 20th, 2018

The U.S. commercial real estate debt markets are now as competitive as ever. Despite the upward move of the long-end of the yield curve over the last year and a half, commercial mortgage rates have not...

These Lenders Are Originating More High-LTV Loans

Jim Costello / September 7th, 2018

U.S. commercial mortgage professionals are increasingly concerned about the competitive pressure presented by debt funds. This pressure can be seen in...

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