US NEWS – REFI

Commercial mortgage rate spreads tighten as investors shun risk – REFI

Commercial mortgage rate spreads remained flat or moved tighter this month as geopolitical risk and mixed economic data weighed heavily


TH Real Estate, Silverpeak snag giant Houston portfolio – REFI

A partnership between TH Real Estate and Silverpeak Real Estate Partners has completed the acquisition of a 24.5% interest in

CrediFi launches middle-market lending platform – REFI

CrediFi, a commercial real estate-focused data and analytics platform, has rolled out a lending platform geared to small- and middle-market



Wheelock, Seyon target Boston industrial – REFI

Wheelock Street Capital and The Seyon Group have formed a joint venture to acquire industrial real estate assets in Northeast


Real estate cos. need to think beyond the data breach as cyber threats heat up – REFI

Commercial real estate companies, always slow to adapt to changes in technology, are particularly vulnerable to cyberattacks as well as


Westbrook markets Midtown South office – REFI

Westbrook is marketing 31 West 27th Street, a 137,000-square-foot office building in New York’s snazzy Midtown South submarket, PIE’s sister


Big Apple players applaud tentative 421a deal – REFI

A tentative deal to renew New York’s popular 421a tax abatement program was struck earlier this week, with market players


Don’t call it a comeback: Hawkish Fed fuels CLO resurgence – REFI

Commercial real estate collateralized loan obligations – securities typically backed by pools of CRE bridge loans – are the latest


Mitsui signs big Midtown leases as tenants seek larger spaces – REFI

Mitsui Fudosan America, the U.S. arm of Japan’s largest real estate company, has signed two full-floor leases at its flagship


CBRE, Global Index Group join forces for real estate-based index securities – REFI

Global Index Group, which develops index-based financial products, has joined forces with CBRE Capital Advisors for a series of real


Stellar, Imperium set to revamp Midtown South office – REFI

Stellar Management and Imperium Capital, which recently acquired a leasehold interest in 220 Fifth Avenue in New York, are planning


Balboa snags Oregon grocery-anchored retail – REFI

Balboa Retail Partners has acquired the Shoppes at Gateway, an institutional-quality grocery-anchored retail property in Springfield, Ore, PIE's sister publication


Market pros tout zoning change to stem Los Angeles’ affordable housing crisis – REFI

Los Angeles market players are hoping that the recent defeat of a proposal to restrict development in the city will




Insurance companies ramp up short-term lending – REFI

Insurance companies are becoming more active in construction and bridge lending, as banks pare back transitional lending programs in the


Columbia snags Big Apple office – REFI

Columbia Property Trust has inked a deal to purchase land below 149 Madison Avenue, a 127,000 sq.ft., Class B office


Mack lends $305m on Big Apple luxury condo – REFI

Mack Real Estate Credit Strategies has originated a $305m loan for The Lightstone Group’s luxury condominium development at 130 William


Trump immigration stance could stymie construction – REFI

The Trump administration’s plans to limit immigration could have a negative impact on commercial real estate construction, PIE’s sister publication


Canyon Catalyst, BKM form JV for California industrial deals

The Canyon Catalyst Fund and BKM Capital Partners have formed a joint venture to acquire industrial properties in urban markets