Latest News and Reports

Bank Lending and Default Report Q1 2014 bank lending and default data tables are available for download.
Changing Patterns of Office and Retail Space Use Watch Sam Chandan's interview at the Federal Reserve Banking Outlook Conference.
Chandan's landmark study Secondary Market Investment and Lending Dynamics available now from NAIOP.

November 29 | CNBC Squawk Box

The Latest Growth Numbers, the Outlook for the Economy, and Prospects for New Fed Action

Tom Porcelli, Chief US Economist at RBC Capital Markets and Sam Chandan, President & Chief Economist, Chandan Economics break down the latest US growth numbers.

Watch the replay below or at the CNBC website.

November 29 | CNBC

A Silver Lining in the Fiscal Cliff? Stocks May Become Cheap | by Jean Chua

As markets continue to wait with bated breath over the outcome of “fiscal cliff” talks, one fund manager said, the worst case scenario may not be so bad. According to Mike Crofton, president and CEO of Philadelphia Trust Company, stock markets will most certainly tumble if the United States goes over the ‘cliff,’ and that could present a great opportunity for investors to scoop up stocks.

November 16 | Fox Business News

Will Taxpayers Bail Out the Federal Housing Administration | FBN Expert Panel

The FHA is under-resevered, according to a new audit of the government agency's balance sheet. Fox Business' expert panel discusses the role of the FHA in supporting the housing market and the implications of the new report's findings. Sam Chandan joins Wharton Real Estate Professor Susan Wachter, National Association of Homebuilders CEO Jerry Howard, and AEI Resident Fellow Ed Pinto.

October 31 | CNBC

Hurricane Sandy Recovery Could Take Weeks as Millions Struggle | from CNBC Wires

October 31 | Commercial Observer

Deal Closings Postponed, CRE Finance Industry Recovers from Storm | by Carl Gaines and Alessia Pirolo

October 25 | GlobeSt

Uncertainty is Main Reason for Uneven CRE Market | by Carrie Rossenfeld