Welcome back! In Wednesdays’s commercial real estate news – we’ll look at how Boston pension funds and life insurers overtake banks as the biggest CRE lenders, the 10 must reads for the CRE industry today, commercial real estate sales dip below 2016’s record high, and more.
Pension funds and insurance companies were significant players in Boston’s commercial real estate market in the first half of this year.
Read up on the National Real Estate Investor’s 10 must reads for the CRE industry. Compiled with CRE articles from the Wall Street Journal, Chain Store Age, and others.
Commercial real estate sales in the second quarter of 2017 have decreased 32 per cent, returning to more traditional values following a record-setting 2016.
Given the current pricing, the question is what will the returns be for investors when it comes time to sell or refinance properties?