Commercial Archive

Re-financing $300 Billion in Maturing CRE Debt: Perspective from REALTORS® Markets

Commercial debt played a major part in the commercial real estate boom of the mid-2000s. Commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) issuance rose dramatically from $94 billion in 2004 to $168 billion in 2005 and hit a peak of $230...

Net Operating Income Increases in 48 Percent of REALTOR® Commercial Markets

Commercial fundamentals continued on an upward trend in the first quarter 2015, despite a slumping economy, however the pace moderated. Net absorption rose across the property types, driving rents higher. As employment gains are expected to continue into 2015,...

Regional and Community Banks Are Top CRE Lenders in REALTOR® Markets

During 2014, commercial real estate capital availability continued growing, building on the tail winds from 2013. Major capital providers found new energy in revitalized commercial markets and competed for deals, leading to steep acceleration in prices for some property...

Small Commercial Real Estate Market

Based on information for cap rates in NAR’s Commercial Real Estate Market Trends report one can conclude that the small commercial real estate (SCRE) market for properties less than $2.5 million is distinctly different from the large commercial real...

Price Differences–Small and Large Commercial Buildings

The average property transaction in commercial real estate markets served by REALTORS® has been in the neighborhood of $1.6 million, significantly below the $2.5 million threshold typically used by major databases in compiling sales information.  The markets for small...