Welcome back! In today’s commercial real estate news – we’ll look at which products will be most profitable in the seniors housing sector, how the Federal Reserve sets interest rates, how real estate forgot to take a summer break, and much more.
The purpose of writing this article is to understand and explain in simple terms the mechanics of how interest rates are set in the current regime and what impact the process is expected to have on CRE asset prices.
Despite transactional and political uncertainty in the first half of 2017, the commercial real estate capital markets held strong, with plenty of capital and solid lending competition creating a robust financing environment for borrowers across all sectors.
With the first two weeks of August complete, nothing has slowed down, and the market is as active as ever.