Federal Reserve

Will the Fed Spook Commercial Property Prices?

Jim Costello / October 18th, 2017

Everybody and their brother expects that the Federal Reserve will raise rates in December. That’s the known. The unknown is the effect that a rate hike and the unwind of quantitative easing (QE) will...

How Will the Fed Increase Impact Commercial Real Estate?

Jim Costello / March 16th, 2017

The impact of the Federal Reserve’s 0.25% interest rate increase on investors is unclear. However, for lenders this environment of increasing short-term rates presents challenges to their profitability....

RCA Insights: Most Popular of 2016

Simon Mallinson / January 6th, 2017

Since Real Capital Analytics introduced the RCA Insights blog in 2016 our expert authors have covered a diverse range of commercial real estate topics, from cross-border capital out of South Korea to bargain...

Following Fed and Election: Where Next for Cap Rates?

Jim Costello / December 15th, 2016

Despite initial excitement over the very notion that the Federal Reserve was raising interest rates, the market responded in a moderate manner yesterday with minor movement in the 10yr UST. Little wonder,...

How Safe Are Lenders?

Jim Costello / September 2nd, 2016

At the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance conference in Beijing this week, Federal Reserve Presidents Eric Rosengren and Charles Evans discussed the Fed’s interest rate policy. President Rosengren...

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