You’re falling, maybe from a tall building, like in the intro to Mad Men. Panic seizes you because the term paper you know you finished in college doesn’t get done, keeping you from graduating. Someone’s chasing you through a maze, getting closer, and it’s impossible to shake the pursuer. But then you wake up, realizing it was just a dream. 

Most of us have nightmares from time to time. Unfortunately, for those who handle the purse strings of commercial real estate firms, sleep distrubances aren’t as abstract. And since the financial meltdown of 2008, many of those bad dreams are becoming a reality. recently conducted a survey to find out what keeps commercial real estate finance executives up at night. The nearly 300 respondents were asked to choose their top three fears.  For the results of that poll, which appeared in the latest edition of Real Estate Forum, please click here.