Commercial Archive

REALTORS® Commercial Markets Record Accelerating Prices In Q2.2015

Commercial space is heavily concentrated in large buildings, but large buildings are a relatively small number of the overall stock of commercial buildings. In terms of inventory, commercial real estate markets are bifurcated, with the majority of buildings (81...

Like-Kind Exchanges—Integral to Residential and Commercial Real Estate Transactions

This blog post was written by George Ratiu, Director of Quantitative & Commercial Research and Erin Fitzpatrick, Research Intern. Real estate is an integral part of economic activity, with transactions providing avenues for exchange, development, and growth opportunities. Within this framework,...

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...