Monthly Archives December 2016

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Crucial: 10 Commercial Real Estate Trends in Review 2016; Expectation for 2017…

Lending environment in 2017 will upsurge more rapidly as opposed to 2016. Borrowers who considered non-traditional lending routes in 2016 when they were stuck in the middle of a transaction prevailed. Property market landscape in 2015 was similar to 2016, and savvy investors who stepped- up their games based on experiences took advantage of economic, demographic and technological trends. This short series is a minuscule summarization of 2016 commercial real estate events, and some expected trends that will continue in 2017.

Economy & Interest Rate

On the economic front, the Federal Reserve (The Fed) signaled rates increase during the year and finally on December 14th 2016, the Fed took action and raised rates by 50 to 75 basis points...

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“Expected Rise in Interest Rates and Asset Pricing Decline Have Some Investors, Borrowers Fuming”

On September 24th 2016 when the Federal Reserve leaders met to set interest rates, nearly 35% of markets participants expected an overnight rate hike that was paused to exceed 50 – 75 basis points – that never occurred. Everything now points to a rate increase at the end of 4Q2016. How does that will affect investors and borrowers? This short piece of content is not intended to give economic, financing advice, or reporting the news. The point of this fragment is only to convey “observable trends and unilateral comments” giving the reader a quick glimpse about future forecasts.

The job market is fairly strong and that’s a great indication for rental strengths in top tier markets, which in turn help alleviate the fear of asset pricing...

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