October 4 | REIT.com

Commercial Real Estate Lending Expected to Remain Buoyant | by Sarah Borchersen-Keto

NAREIT — Banks’ reengagement with commercial real estate investors showed no signs of a slowdown in the third quarter, according to an analysis of lending market data. Sam Chandan, president and chief economist at Chandan Economics, said his research into third-quarter data found more banks lending in more places against a widening range of income-producing commercial real estate properties. Delinquency and default rates are also declining, due to fresh mortgages diluting the shrinking pool of banks’ legacy debt.

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