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Commercial Real Estate

The Significance Of Program B For Industrial Mortgages

On a current trip to New York, I had the chance to have a conversation with Deidre Bolton of Bloomberg Tv about Colliers’ outlook on commercial real estate. The Panel is concerned that till Treasury and bank supervisors take coordinated action to address forthrightly and transparently the state of the commercial real estate markets – and the possible influence that a breakdown in these markets could have on nearby communities, modest firms, and individuals – the economic crisis will not end. We all believe that our children are the cutest and that our commercial real estate is somehow a lot more beneficial than other comparable buildings.

But some aspects of the structure of the commercial real estate markets, like the heavy reliance on CMBS (themselves backed in some instances by CDS) and the fact that at least one particular of the nation’s largest financial institutions holds a substantial portfolio of …