Lenders' Insatiable Appetite for Commercial Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate Lenders Upbeat Heading Into New Year
Lenders are predicting “substantial growthˮ in commercial real estate lending volume over the next year, and believe market-underwriting standards will ease for office, retail and industrial properties.
In it’s fourth survey of CRE lending sentiment, the Real Estate Lenders Association (RELA) found that a net share of 48 percent of lenders expect to grow the dollar volume of their lending activities over the next year, with more than 50% of lenders anticipating an increase of loan originations in the multifamily, office and retail sectors, respectively.
The survey features analysis by RELA’s national economist Dr. Sam Chandan, president & chief economist at Chandan Economics and a professor in the associated faculty at the Wharton School.
Read the story at the Real Estate Weekly website.