US NEWS – REFI

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


Gamma bullish on southeastern U.S. – REFI

New York-based Gamma Real Estate is seeing substantial opportunity to acquire properties in the Southeastern U.S. due to job growth,


CMBS volume plummets nearly 50% YTD – REFI

The commercial mortgage-backed securities market is off to a slow start this year, with new issuance totaling just $8.22bn at


Hopes rise for Trump-backed infrastructure, energy improvements – REFI

The newly minted Trump administration could make critical investments in U.S. infrastructure and the energy sector, moves that could have


Tenants start to factor in rise of driverless cars – REFI

As the advent of driverless cars becomes more of a reality, large-scale tenants are considering what impact a decline in


Chicago’s West Loop sees tenant influx – REFI

Suburban tenants are increasingly moving to Chicago’s West Loop submarket as part of a broader migration into the city center,


Banks, non-bank lenders team up on new originations – REFI

Banks and their non-bank counterparts are working together more frequently on commercial real estate loan originations, with banks increasingly buying




First Capital bullish on shifting non-traded REIT sector – REFI

First Capital Real Estate Investment is hoping to be a leader in the changing non-traded real estate investment trust sector,


Colliers: Economic policy changes could shift space use – REFI

The Trump administration’s plans to scale back financial regulations could result in the most significant shifts in economic policy in a generation


Investors shifting into risk-off mode – REFI

More commercial real estate investors are looking at lower-risk investments, including redeveloping or repositioning older properties, as prices rise and


Brexit: A roadmap for U.S. uncertainty? – REFI

The world financial markets’ reaction to the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union could be a roadmap for investors


RADCO sees rising competition in affordable apartments – REFI

The RADCO Company is expecting to be coming up against more competitors in the coming year who want to carve