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Commercial Mortgage Insider Blog

The commercial mortgage insider blog highlights articles of interest from the commercial real estate sector. These quick reads will keep you in the know...

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Dec 01, 2020

Lending Volume Picks Up, Skews Toward Multifamily and Industrial multifamily

The commercial real estate lending landscape in the final weeks of 2020 has “vastly improved” compared to the onset of the pandemic, Marcus & Millichap says in a special report. However, for some lenders the market has tilted toward multifamily and industrial, while lending for office and retail has become more selective.

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Nov 23, 2020

Shopping Center Trends: Stay the Course or Pivot?

I found a fantastic resource to help analyze retail commercial real estate locations. It's Placer.ai and later this week they are having a free webinar on Retail Shopping Center Trends.

In the webinar they will break down some of the biggest trends impacting shopping centers, malls and outlet centers. We will leverage location analytics to understand which have real staying power and which will likely pass as COVID’s impact recedes.

Sign up for the webinar and check out the other useful resources they make available.

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Nov 22, 2020

CRE Developers Tips on Keeping Momentum During Downturns

“The current recession won’t last forever, so seize this opportunity to play the long game. We all know real estate can be an excellent long-term investment. Our sector isn’t intimately tied to daily stock market swings.”

“Developers should keep a laser focus on markets with high growth potential … The bottom line is developers who play the long game have time to ride out occasional market upheaval.”

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Nov 20, 2020

Resilient Amid a Global Pandemic: How Industrial Continues to Thrive - W&D Industrial Market Report

Despite the impact of the pandemic on many areas within commercial real estate, industrial assets continue to attract interest as a favored sector of many lenders and investors. The industrial market is outperforming others throughout this period of disruption thanks to the increase in e-commerce and a continued need for last mile distribution and third-party logistics centers.

More outstanding research from Walker and Dunlop.

If you are looking to purchase or refinance an industrial property, call Ken Kaplan at 215-230-1885.

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Nov 20, 2020

Rising CRE Defaults Prelude to Bank Failures?

The stress of troubled loans is mounting throughout the banking sector. Non performing loans are a particular challenge for small and mid sized community banks, as government support for the local business owners is phasing out.

K2 Commercial Finance works with many alternative lenders who are still actively looking for new lending opportunities. Call Ken to discuss your needs. 215-230-1885

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Nov 17, 2020

2020 Women in Real Estate Awards - Connect CRE

After careful consideration, we chose 100-plus women with achievements and inspirational stories who have reached respected positions of leadership and play key mentorship roles for others in commercial real estate.

We chose 10 National winners, as well as leaders from each of the 10 areas covered by our regional newsletters: California, Texas, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Boston, Florida, Seattle, Phoenix and Washington, DC.

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Nov 17, 2020

Commercial Real Estate Showing Strength in Q4

Commercial real estate lending for apartment and industrial properties is beginning to normalize. Several lenders are returning to the market and application volume is picking back up to pre COVID 19 levels. Hospitality and retail properties remain very difficult to finance but K2 Commercial Finance is able to help place these loans as well.

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Nov 05, 2020

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Nov 05, 2020

3 Reasons It’s Important to Consider Safely Returning to the Workplace

Here is a statistic that is hard to believe: Remote working accounted for only 3.4% of the total U.S. workforce population prior to COVID-19, according to Gallup. In fact, many companies, including tech companies such as Yahoo!, famously banned working from home prior to the pandemic because the company craved “increased productivity and a more connected company culture.”

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Nov 04, 2020

Commercial Loans Down 47% YoY in Q3 2020

According to the Mortgage Bankers Assn,third quarter commercial mortgage originations were down 47% year over year.

The good news is K2 Commercial Finance is in a position to place almost any viable commercial real estate mortgage request.

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