Brooklyn Retail Stays Hot Going into Summer

Brooklyn Retail Stays Hot Going into Summer

As talk about a brick-and-mortar retail apocalypse continues to persist, some markets are bucking that trend, and Brooklyn, N.Y., happens to be one of those. Retail rents in the New York City borough continue to rise, according to recent figures by REBNY. It...
CMBS Issuances Up, Delinquencies Down

CMBS Issuances Up, Delinquencies Down

There is more good news coming out of the CMBS realm of commercial real estate lending, showing continued faith in the industry. For starters, CMBS issuances came in at $19.4 billion during the first quarter, according to data from Trepp, which was a 55 percent...
Data Center Momentum Continues

Data Center Momentum Continues

The data center sector of commercial real estate is a force to be reckoned with. Investment in the property type has exponentially increased over the last few years, but 2017 was a watershed, according to a CBRE report. Spending on data centers hit $20 billion last...
Retail, Tech and Finance (Duh) Top of Mind at CREFC

Retail, Tech and Finance (Duh) Top of Mind at CREFC

Every year, the winter CREFC (CRE Finance Council) meeting is packed with great industry information and networking opportunities. The most recent one, which took place in Miami Jan. 8-10, was no different. The general mood and tenor was upbeat with attendees...