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Analysis: Commercial Mortgage Defaults Continue to Climb
Analysis: Commercial Mortgage Defaults Continue to Climb

The default rate on commercial mortgages more than doubled from 2008 to 2009, according to a report from Real Capital Analytics (RCA).

CPPI Shows Largest Monthly Gain Ever
CPPI Shows Largest Monthly Gain Ever

The Moody's/REAL Commercial Property Price Index (CPPI) measured the largest monthly gain in its history in December 2009, according to the latest data.

"Pretend and Extend" Coming to an End, Restructuring Specialist Says
"Pretend and Extend" Coming to an End, Restructuring Specialist Says
Tom Mullaney, a founding partner of the real estate and financial restructuring firm Huntley, Mullaney, Spargo & Sullivan, LLC (HMS), leaves little room for doubt when it comes to his view on the changing attitude of lenders in the current financial climate.
Mercer Expects Big Things From REITs
Mercer Expects Big Things From REITs

In October, Mercer, a major consulting firm to the retirement plan industry, advised institutional investors that REITs are "poised to capitalize on a period many believe will present the best investment opportunities seen in the past 20 years."

Survey Shows Appetite for PE Real Estate Investment May Be Growing
Survey Shows Appetite for PE Real Estate Investment May Be Growing
Coming off their worst fundraising year since 2004, the outlook is more promising for private equity real estate funds in 2010, according to a new survey from alternative assets research firm Preqin.
U.K. REITs: Looking for the Next Growth Initiatives
U.K. REITs: Looking for the Next Growth Initiatives

The first half of 2009 was characterized by substantial, highly discounted rescue rights issues among U.K. real estate companies, at a time when the industry was close to its bottom.

Regency Centers Among "Companies That Care"
Regency Centers Among "Companies That Care"

Shopping center REIT Regency Centers has been named to Jacksonville Magazine's list of "Top Companies That Care."

Positive Signs of CRE Price Stabilization, Consultant Says
Positive Signs of CRE Price Stabilization, Consultant Says
Jeffrey Rogers is president and COO of commercial real estate advisory firm Integra Realty Resources. Integra provides valuation and consulting services to a broad range of clients, including REITs, investment banks and institutional fund managers.
BofA Merrill Lynch Leads Way in Underwriting for 2009
BofA Merrill Lynch Leads Way in Underwriting for 2009
REIT public equity and debt offerings raised nearly $38 billion in 2009. Bank of America Merrill Lynch led the way in securities offerings for the year, according to data from SNL Financial.
CPPI Shows First Gains in More Than a Year
CPPI Shows First Gains in More Than a Year

The Moody's/REAL Commercial Property Price Index (CPPI) edged 1.0 percent in November 2009, the first increase in more than a year.

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