Monthly Archives: February 2013

IRR, Integra Realty 2013 Real Estate Report: Analysis and Outlook for the Various Sectors, USA, and other world markets

February 2013 Commercial real estate continued a steady recovery in 2012 with property fundamentals improving across all major property classes. Capitalization rates for Class A assets also compressed across all major property classes, while transaction volumes lagged behind 5-year historical … Continue reading

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Five Characteristics Define the Nation’s Top Multifamily Markets

Feb. 13, 2013                                                        Jennifer Duell Popovec | NREI What makes an apartment market a “top” market? … Continue reading

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Indices Show Slow, Steady Recovery for Commercial Real Estate

February 15, 2013   The indices have been released for 2012, and they show continued steady strength for commercial property investments. “Real estate investment returns have a reputation for stability, and 2012 has reinforced that,” says Ron Kaiser, chairman of … Continue reading

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JLL: FANNIE, FREDDIE FACE INCREASED COMPETITION IN 2013

February 6, 2013 SAN DIEGO — While government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will continue to dominate the multifamily finance landscape in 2013, Jones Lang LaSalle writes in a newly released report that it expects life companies, national … Continue reading

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Lower Rates Stoke Borrower Demand for CMBS Loans

January 30, 2013 The slow recovery in the CMBS market got a big boost in the second half of 2012 thanks to more competitive financing rates. The beleaguered financing niche is hoping that momentum will carry over into 2013. U.S. CMBS … Continue reading

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