Posts Tagged ‘real estate investment’

The (Re)Financing Gap

Over the next several years the US commercial real estate market will confront approximately $1.4 trillion in de-levering loans.  Many of these were issued in “peak value”, “peak LTV” years of 2005-2007 (5-7 year loan maturities will come due in 2010-2014, and 10 year loans will come due in 2015-2017). While de-levering can be a […]

Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate meeting 9/20-21 “Catching the Next Wave”

At AFIRE’s annual membership meeting in Chicago the atmosphere was upbeat, with most all presenters (even Sam Zell) bullish on real estate, but keeping an eye on the deficit, the pace of job growth and de-levering challenges.  Investors were generous with praise for the US Fed for keeping rates low enough to carry properties through […]

C&W Market Update: The Biggest Boat

As you will read in the post by our Head of Investment Strategies Janice Stanton, 2010 has been one of recovery for US capital markets with investment volumes up across the board and pricing improving in core US markets including Washington, New York and Boston. Part of the reason for this improvement has been a […]