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Commercial Real Estate is in serious trouble

Declining credit quality metrics in Commercial real estate lending pushed several banks to reduce their exposures to the sector by offloading loans related to the asset class, particularly office loans, in the second quarter. US banks’ commercial real estate loan portfolios showed signs of increasing stress During the second quarter, the net charge-off rate for…

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Blackstone Real Estate Trust Changes President Amidst Melting Commercial Real Estate Markets

Blackstone Inc.’s $68 billion real estate trust finds itself besieged by nine months of substantial redemption requests, all amidst a gathering storm over the commercial real estate markets. Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust is the largest institutional landlord in the world. The latest ominous signal emanating from Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust (BREIT) comes in…

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Higher Housing Prices and Increased Mortgage Rates Mark the Demise of the American Dream

Higher Housing Prices and Increased Mortgage Rates Mark the Demise of the American Dream

Rising to new heights, housing prices have surged significantly, matched in intensity by the upward trajectory of mortgage rates. These combined forces serve as a stark indicator that the cherished concept of the American Dream, entwined with homeownership aspirations, is undergoing a profound transformation. The once-attainable notion of owning a home, intertwined with financial security…

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North American Transborder Freight Plunges 2.3% – Troubling Economic Sign?

In May 2023, transborder freight between the United States and its North American neighbors, Canada and Mexico, experienced a notable dip across various transportation modes. A comprehensive report released by the Department of Transportation highlights key insights, revealing how total transborder freight valued at $136.2 billion moved across borders through different transportation channels. The movement…

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Further Escalation of Distress in the US Real Estate Sector

The amount of distress in the U.S. Commercial Real Estate increased to USD 71.8 billion during the middle of the year, marking the fourth consecutive quarter of growth. Distress refers to financially troubled assets and properties taken back by lenders. In the last quarter, distress exceeded property owner and lender workouts by approximately USD 8…

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Real Estate Pricing

The Complexity of Real Estate Pricing

Real estate, a diverse and intricate asset class, defies a single, definitive measure of pricing. The intricacies of the market and the multitude of factors influencing buyer behavior make it challenging to gauge property-market values accurately. Each market-level metric encompasses a wide array of buildings, each possessing unique qualitative attributes. Nevertheless, by examining various approaches,…

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