The ‘Golden Era’ Of Life Sciences Is Driving Demand, But CRE Must Be Nimble To Benefit

February 19, 2021

Article by:  Jacob Bourne Unlike the current slumbering of traditional office and the downward spiral of retail, the life sciences sector has been surging in response to a high demand for scientific research. Investment capital has been flowing readily, driving performance that has been aided by the industry’s adaptability. Read the full article:

Real estate will continue to dominate the green loan market: DBS

February 17, 2021

Article by:  Yulanda Chung at CNBC Yulanda Chung of DBS says real estate borrowers make up the bulk of green loans partly because the transactions are “big ticket” ones. She also says there is “simply no other way” to future-proof a banking business besides embracing ESG. Read the full article:

Assessing the Lodging Sector Using CMBS and CRE Data

February 17, 2021

Article by:  Thomas LaSalvia & Barbara Denham & Victor Calanog Lower-tier hotels in drivable leisure destinations did hold up a bit better due to a summertime bump, and it is likely many of these same markets and hotels will rebound fastest in the eventual post-pandemic era. Read the full article:

Big Box Cap Rates Drop

February 16, 2021

Article by:  Les Shaver The rush for investment-grade tenants caused big box cap rates to fall. Read the full article: