COVID-19

U.S. Outlook for 2020 Coronavirus and the Risk to Hotels

March 24, 2020

Check out CBRE – U.S. Outlook for 2020 Coronavirus and the Risk to Hotels “The hotel market’s recovery from past major shocks, such as 9/11 nationally, Sars outbreak in Toronto, Ziki outbreak in Miami, typically took 14 to 24 months. Our downside scenario indicates it will take six to eight months for U.S. hotel demand…read more


FHFA Updated Policies on Covid-19

March 24, 2020

Article by:  Irimar Waters “The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has directed new Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Policies for appraisers to follow regarding Covid-19 (coronavirus). In light of the economic and social impact, these policies have been put in place temporarily to ease the strain of the Housing and mortgage industry.” Read the full…read more


Fed Announces Unlimited Bond Purchases, Will Buy Apartment CMBS

March 24, 2020

Article by:  Erika Morphy “In an extraordinary move to keep credit lines open, the Federal Reserve announced Monday morning that it would not put a cap on its purchases of Treasury and mortgage securities.” Read the full article:  https://bit.ly/33Ie47C


In Focus: Norm Miller on the Impact of COVID-19 on Commercial Real Estate

March 24, 2020

Podcast by:  Norm Miller Norm Miller, Professor of Real Estate Finance at the University of San Diego School of Business, discusses the impact of COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, on the retail, hotel, multifamily, cap rate markets, and more. Watch the full podcast:  https://bit.ly/2vJaAFw