National Commercial Real Estate News From CoStar Group
The CoStar Watch List Newsletter for Mar. 7-13
This Week’s Top Stories
Banks Edge Back Into Investment Property Lending
Banks boosted their overall lending for commercial real estate in 2012 with total CRE loan balances outstanding at year-end up 3% year-over-year. Investment property loans showed the biggest gain, ending 2012 up 11%. And multifamily loans were up 7% year-over-year. Still, a great deal of disparity exists between which banks are lending again and which borrowers and markets...