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May's Most Read CRE News

Stay up-to-date with the headlines that are attracting the interest of commercial real estate professionals nationwide.

Multifamily & Affordable Housing

May 17, 2023 Lenders To OffLoad $1B In Delinquent Loans Tied To 95-Building Multifamily Portfolio

Because Veritas Investments has yet to pay $1B in loans for its 95 San Francisco multifamily properties along with the partner for a majority of the loans, The Baupost Group, Eastdil Secured has been marketing the loans.

May 12, 2023 U.S. Apartment Vacancy Hits 2-Year High As Rents Plunge in Sun Belt

Despite the large number of apartments ready to hit the market, Redfin found that empty apartments in the U.S. reached 6.4% in Q1 2023, its highest point within the last two years. The Sun Belt multifamily market has been cooling down since the pandemic.

May 2, 2023 As Multifamily Construction Starts Slow ‘Dramatically,’ REITs See Opportunity

Multifamily construction has been slowing down at the beginning of 2023, with continually increasing interest rates and the rising cost of construction. For REITs, however, this news has been positive as they could acquire more developments for sale.

May 25, 2023 Beach Enclaves Of The Rich And Famous Are Building Something Unexpected: Affordable Housing

Despite being a popular summer getaway for the wealthy, Nantucket’s workers are struggling to find reasonably priced housing in the summertime. Its residents are taking steps to bring in more affordable housing.

Capital Markets

May 7, 2023 TPG To Acquire Angelo Gordon For $2.7B

As of May 15, 2023, TPG has bought Angelo Gordon, an investment company with $20B of real estate, for $2.7B.

May 11, 2023 John Gray Details How Blackstone Might Partner With Regional Banks On Real Estate Lending

Blackstone will work together with regional banks to funnel loans to insurance companies, according to John Gray, Blackstone’s President.

May 7, 2023 5 Of The 6 Largest CRE Brokerages Posted Losses In Q1

Given the net losses for five CRE brokerages in Q1 2023, many CRE companies are predicting that economic uncertainty would continue to impact the industry.


May 16, 2023 Fire Sales On The Rise As Office Owners Read The Writing On The Wall

Amidst economic uncertainty, office owners have been putting their underperforming assets on the market for lower than their previous estimated worth.

May 3, 2023 WeWork’s Investment Arm Was Supposed To Be A $3B Giant. Instead It’s Selling Assets And Defaulting On Loans

WeWork Capital Advisors has been failing to repay its loans and putting its assets up for sale. Additionally, its tenant, WeWork, has put a pause on rent payments while looking to adjust its lease.

Data Center

May 23, 2023 Amazon Razing 11 Northern Virginia Offices For New Data Centers

Upon tearing down approximately 11 office properties, Amazon plans to put data centers in their place.

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