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Net Lease Insider

October 2014 Net Lease Trend Report

October 30, 2014

As we progress into the 4th quarter cap rates are compressing throughout many net lease sectors.

The Science of Real Estate

Putting New Hotels in Old Buildings - What Are The Risks?

October 29, 2014

Chicago is going through a mini-boom of new hotels, many of which are converted old buildings. While these adaptive re-use projects can be very profitable, historic buildings may carry particular risks. Bob Geiger discusses some of the issues you should be on the look-out for.

Executive Watch


October 28, 2014

How bad is the graying in the CRE workforce?

The Science of Real Estate

Freddie Mac Rolls Out New Small Loan Program

October 27, 2014

In an effort to become more competitively involved in the small balance loan market and to further support affordable housing, Freddie Mac on October 9, 2014 launched a Small Balance Loan Platform (“SBL”) to purchase and securitize small multifamily loans. A number of changes have been made to underwriting requirements that lenders and their borrowers should be aware of.

The Ross Rant

Housing Has A Long Way To Real Recovery

October 25, 2014

Due to a myriad of factors housing has a long way to go