US NEWS – REFI

Fund managers race to tap into opportunity zone legislation – REFI

Real estate fund managers and institutional and private investors are scrambling to set up new funds to take advantage of


Institutional investors target defensive strategies

Global institutional investors are focusing their attention on cycle-durable, defensive real estate strategies that could present less of a risk in a market downturn,

U.S. lenders in disarray over LIBOR expiration

By Sondra Campanelli Six months after U.K. regulators announced they would phase out LIBOR by 2021, commercial real estate players



CRE lenders contemplate future with AI capabilities

By Sondra Campanelli Many borrowers feel out-of-the-loop when it comes to how exactly their loans are priced. But new platforms,


CMBS rally drives mortgage rates tighter – REFI

By Sondra Campanelli A rally in the commercial mortgage-backed securities market has pushed mortgage rate spreads tighter, according to Cushman & Wakefield’s equity, debt and


Square Mile lends $136m on SoCal multifamily – REFI

Square Mile Capital Management has originated a $136m bridge loan to refinance debt on Jefferson Platinum Triangle, a 400-unit multifamily property


PGIM lends $275m on SF multifamily – REFI

PGIM Real Estate Finance, the commercial mortgage finance business of PGIM Real Estate Finance, has provided two new loans totaling


Goldman, Harbor buy Denver’s Colorado Bank building

A partnership between Goldman Sachs Asset Management Private Real Estate and Harbor Associates has acquired Denver’s Colorado Bank building. “The


Mack funds $85m San Diego hotel bridge loan

Mack Real Estate Credit Strategies has originated an $85m bridge loan for the San Diego Pendry Hotel, a new luxury


Real estate industry `ignoring’ technology, Millenials impact – REFI

The commercial real estate industry is struggling to adapt to the impact of the digital revolution, which is having an


Allegiant funds $165m on Hawaii industrial park refinancing – REFI

In its largest single loan to date, Allegiant Real Estate Capital has funded $165m non-recourse, first mortgage to refinance debt


S&P: Borrowers tear down CMBS maturity wall – REFI

For many commercial mortgage-backed securities pros, the looming threat of a maturity wall meltdown has already largely faded from memory.


CMBS delinquency rate drops for third consecutive month

A receding wave of commercial mortgage-backed securities loan maturities combined with the continued resolution of distressed loans has pushed the




New York poised to become next life sciences hub

New York has the potential to become the next major U.S. life sciences hub, according to a new report from


Morgan Stanley to acquire Los Angeles-based Mesa West

Morgan Stanley Investment Management has agreed to purchase Mesa West Capital, a Los Angeles-based commercial real estate debt fund manager,


Onyx, Garrison acquire NJ office portfolio

Onyx Equities and Garrison Investment Group have acquired a four-property, 847,805-square-foot office portfolio located in Bergen County, N.J., from Mack-Cali


PCCP funds $130m on Minneapolis condo project

PCCP, LLC, a California-based real estate finance and investment management firm, has provided a $130m senior loan to joint venture


CMBS lending market stabilizes

Stable credit spreads and slowing investment sales activity have provided strong tailwinds for the commercial mortgage-backed securities market, Property Investor