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Oct 26, 2016

Residential and Commercial Activity Grows: Fed Beige Book

Real estate activity increased in most Fed districts for both the residential and commercial markets, the Federal Reserve reported Oct. 19 in its newest Beige Book. Home prices continued to rise at a modest pace across much of the country. Multifamily activity was mostly positive. Commercial leasing activity was up.


Oct 26, 2016

Real Estate Rebounds after Turbulent Start to Year: JLL

After an uneven start to the year, global real estate markets grew 6 percent between the second and third quarters, recording $163 billion in investment activity, according to real estate services firm JLL, MBA NewsLink reported Oct. 20. Year-to-date global real estate investment is $454 billion.

Oct 26, 2016

Banks Increase Multifamily Lending

Banks are increasing their lending for apartment properties, which are viewed as stable, cash-producing investments, according to capital services provider HFF, National Real Estate Investor reported Oct. 18. During the first half of the year, banks have funded 38 percent of all permanent apartment loans.


Oct 26, 2016

Pension Funds Increase CRE Allocations

U.S. pension funds are increasing commercial real estate allocations and are expected to do so through 2017, despite a maturing market, according to the Pension Real Estate Association, National Real Estate Investor reported Oct. 19. Real estate accounts for an average 7.3 percent of fund assets — up from 6 percent in recent years.

Oct 26, 2016

Changing Demographics Mean ‘Lucrative’ Opportunities: Report

Changing gender roles and greater affluence among immigrants will present “lucrative” real estate opportunities during the next decade, according to the Demographic Strategies for Real Estate report from the Urban Land Institute and John Burns Real Estate Consulting, MBA NewsLink reported Oct. 20.


Oct 26, 2016

San Francisco is Top Green Office Market, Study Shows

More than 70 percent of San Francisco’s office space qualifies as green, making it the nation’s greenest office market, according to the Green Building Adoption Index Study released by real estate services firm CBRE, World Property Journal reported Oct. 18. Chicago and Minneapolis rounded out the top three on the list.

Oct 26, 2016

Office Market Strong; Rent Peak Anticipated in 2018: JLL, CBRE

A steady demand for office space and limited new construction are supporting healthy fundamentals in the office sector, although rents are expected to peak by early 2018 and begin a neutral growth pattern, according to reports from real estate services firms JLL and CBRE, National Real Estate Investor reported Oct. 14.


Oct 26, 2016

Retail Cap Rates at Record Lows; Overall Market Strong: Study

Single-tenant net-lease cap rates for retail properties in the third quarter hit record lows, although the overall net-lease market remained active — a trend that is expected to last the reminder of the year, according to commercial real estate firm Boulder Group, MBA NewsLink reported Oct. 20.

Oct 26, 2016

Mortgage Rates Rise, Still Near Record Lows

Average fixed mortgage rates during the past week rose for the second consecutive week — although they’re still hovering near record lows, Freddie Mac reported Oct. 20 in its Primary Mortgage Market Survey.


Oct 26, 2016

Existing Home Sales Spurred by First-time Buyers

First-time buyers propelled sales of existing homes in September to highs not seen in more than four years, with all major regions of the country reporting an increase in closings, the National Association of Realtors reported Oct. 20.

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