Tag: <span>retail</span>

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FINANCING THE RETAIL ASSET

From a financing perspective, the retail sector continues to be challenged, but there are good gems to be acquired too. From a lender’s perspective, there are particular challenges to retail deals getting done: • lease roll overs, • expiring leases with no backfill identified, • downward pressure on retailer credit, • lack of transparency on retail...

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COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE LENDING UPDATE

By Michael Green Commercial real estate (CRE) lending increased for the 5th consecutive year in the U.S. finishing out a strong 4th quarter.  The increase was spread across all types of lenders and property segments. About ½ of the closings were for acquisitions, significant in light of the bulge in refinances coming due in the...