Commercial Real Estate Insights

Reviews and commentary on research reports, as well as information related to owning, operating, and investing in Commercial Real Estate.

  • Illinois’ financial woes could have big implications for landlords


    Owners of real estate with government tenants should take notice The State of Illinois is proving that even some of the most stalwart tenants are not immune from financial problems that can all too quickly blow up and derail a property’s operating proforma. Illinois has been making headlines recently for its soaring deficit and a […]

  • Life Company Lender Survey Shows Positive Findings

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    Despite signs of a maturing market cycle, life insurance companies appear to be staying the course on commercial real estate lending activity. Insurance company allocations to commercial real estate inched slightly higher in 2016, according to the latest Insurance Company Investment Performance Survey released June 5th by the CRE Finance Council (CREFC) and Trepp LLC. […]

  • Real Estate Funds Break Records in Q1 2017


    Private real estate funds keep multiplying with 554 funds in the market at the beginning of Q2 2017 competing for a total capital commitment of $189 billion, according to Preqin’s quarterly real estate update released in April. This represents a 13% increase in the number of funds raising from one year ago and a 24% […]