Storm of Coincidences Complicates CRE Outlook

Storm of Coincidences Complicates CRE Outlook

David Larkin is a director at GRS Title. He can be reached at 973.362.4539 or via email at dlarkin@grs-global.com As we all try to predict and forecast the economic flow for 2019 and on—there are a multitude of factors at play. Cash fluidity, Interest rates,...
CMBS Delinquencies Continue Decline in 2018

CMBS Delinquencies Continue Decline in 2018

Last year marked significant progress when it came to CMBS loans going into delinquency across commercial real estate sectors, according to a recent Trepp report. At the end of December, the overall delinquency rate came in at 3.11 percent, falling 178 basis points...
HQ2 from the Sky…at what price?

HQ2 from the Sky…at what price?

A Long Island based plastics manufacture named Plaxall had plans to redevelop the Anable Basin in Long Island City (LIC) in 2017. It was a small river basin running along the East River that would be zoned for Light Industrial, and include a mixed use for housing,...
Execute CRE Environmental Due Diligence Early

Execute CRE Environmental Due Diligence Early

The longer a firm waits to complete its environmental due diligence on a transaction or development project, the more problems the company could face during the life of the deal. That was the overriding message at a recent CREW New York meeting I attended called...