We’re here to keep you up-to-date as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and impact CRE markets.
Posted July 6, 2020 by RealINSIGHT
In this issue of the CWCapital Markets Update, we review current performance, delinquencies, and developments in the marketplace and compare our March framework to how things have played out over the last few months.
Expert Insight: COVID-19 and Distress in CMBS Markets
Posted June 16, 2020 by RealINSIGHT
In this webinar and white paper, Moody’s Analytics REIS and CWCapital, affiliate company of RealINSIGHT, provide expert insight and trend analysis of COVID-19 and distress in debt markets.
Does My Commercial Property Insurance Have Coverage for COVID-19?
Posted April 28, 2020 by RealINSIGHT
Uncertainty is a fact of life for commercial real estate lenders in the age of coronavirus. In this post, we’ll take a close look at whether insurance coverage can help soften the blow taken by sectors like hospitality and retail.
Posted April 6, 2020 by RealINSIGHT
Best practices and essential features for commercial real estate asset management software that supports remote workforces.
Special Edition: March 2020 Markets Update
Posted April 1, 2020 by RealINSIGHT
This special issue of the CWCapital Markets Update analyzes the potential ramifications of two macro events that can only be described as extreme outliers, the COVID-19 crisis and the simultaneous collapse of world oil market prices.
A Data-Driven Method for Assessing Risk in Your Commercial Real Estate Portfolio
Posted March 24, 2020 by RealINSIGHT
Coronavirus. Stock market volatility. Rock-bottom oil prices. Interest rate cuts. It all seems to be happening at once. But there is something you can do about it.
Beyond the Virus: Rapidly Assessing CRE Exposure
Posted March 11, 2020 by RealINSIGHT
The fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak is the latest example of CRE portfolio managers’ need to rapidly assess exposure to both broad and specific events.
Lenders Provide “Mixed Bag” of Relief to CRE Borrowers
Posted June 29, 2020 by National Real Estate Investor
Lenders on commercial real estate have been inundated with forbearance requests. What they are willing to grant varies greatly by property type and borrower quality.
Commercial real estate ‘somehow has been skipped over,’ for COVID-19 aid.
Posted July 2, 2020 by MarketWatch
Lisa Pendergast, executive director of the CRE Finance Council, proposes a relief plan that would deliver cash to borrowers directly through equity investments.
Hotel, Retail Lead Late Loans – Will Other Assets Follow?
Posted June 2, 2020 by Commercial Property Executive
As signs of stress appear, Paul Fiorilla of Yardi Matrix takes stock of what’s ahead for mortgage performance.
CREFC’s Pendergast Highlights CMBS Outlook
Posted April 27, 2020 by National Real Estate Investor
NREI spoke with Lisa Pendergast, executive director at CREFC, about how this cycle might look compared to the Great Recession.
Landlords, Commercial Tenants Negotiate Rent Breaks Amid Coronavirus Disruption
Posted April 20, 2020 by The Wall Street Journal
Real-estate advisers and lawyers are brokering deals to defer or forgive rent payments, with some landlords asking for proof tenants need the relief.
Apartments So Far Weather Coronavirus Storm
Posted April 17, 2020 by Commercial Real Estate Direct
Roughly one month into the coronavirus pandemic, the multifamily market is managing relatively well.
Posted April 2020 by Andreessen Horowitz
Every Western institution was unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic, despite many prior warnings. This monumental failure of institutional effectiveness will reverberate for the rest of the decade, but it’s not too early to ask why, and what we need to do about it.
Commercial Real Estate Must Do More Than Merely Adapt to Coronavirus
Posted April 15, 2020 by McKinsey & Company
COVID-19 is a humanitarian challenge that will have lasting effects on how people live, work, and play. By acting today, real estate leaders can best serve end users and ensure their own viability.
The Top 5 Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing an Online Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Auction Website
Posted April 14, 2020 by RealINSIGHT Marketplace
How to choose the right online CRE auction website for you and your asset. As market uncertainty continues to impact the real estate sector, more and more commercial property owners are turning to online CRE auctions for their disposition needs.
Federal Reserve Takes Additional Actions to Provide up to $2.3 Trillion in Loans to Support the Economy
Posted April 9, 2020 by FederalReserve.gov
The Federal Reserve on Thursday took additional actions to provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to support the economy.
SEC Rejects CECL Delay for Nonbanks
Posted April 7, 2020 by CRE Finance Council
CREFC is continuing to engage with members, the SEC, and FASB to ensure all lenders have the necessary flexibility to deal with the numerous challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Massive Number Of CMBS Borrowers Seek Relief
Posted April 6, 2020 by Bisnow National
More than 2,600 U.S. commercial real estate borrowers in the CMBS sector sought debt relief during the two weeks ending on March 29, Fitch Ratings reports. The borrowers are holding a combined $49.1B in mortgage loans.
Here are the Metros With the Most Employment Risk
Posted April 6, 2020 by GlobeSt.com
By the time all is said and done, every industry and region will be impacted by the dramatic decline in economic activity, though the impact will vary by metro.
Issues Facing Commercial Mortgage Lenders in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Posted April 3, 2020 by The National Law Review
In this environment, lenders will face tough decisions on how to proceed with transactions that have yet to close and with closed transactions that are running into trouble.
Understanding the Economic Shock of Coronavirus
Posted March 27, 2020 by Harvard Business Review
Coronavirus precautions have severed the flow of goods and people, stalled economies, and is in the process of delivering a global recession. Economic contagion is now spreading as fast as the disease itself.
The CARES Act and Federal Reserve Policy:A Response to COVID-19
Posted March 27, 2020 by Newark Knight Frank
Following is a summary of the law’s implications for stakeholders across the major commercial real estate property types.
How Real Estate Will Emerge From the Great Global Quarantine
Posted March 25, 2020 by Propmodo
An article from Propmodo discussing the impact of quarantine on commercial real estate.
Multifamily Remains Long-Term Investment Vehicle
Posted March 25, 2020 by GlobeSt.com
Tucker Knight, Berkadia senior managing director and head of Texas originations, recently shared some insights on the impact of the Fed’s interest rate decision and the lending outlook for Houston landlords.
Disfunctioning Capital Markets & Deals on the Horizon
Posted March 23, 2020 by RE Journals
After starting to feel the full effects of the pandemic, are cracks beginning to form in the heretofore solid foundation beneath commercial real estate?
Preventing COVID-19 From Infecting the Commercial Mortgage Market
Posted March 22, 2020 by Medium
Addressing this major looming crisis in liquidity in a coordinated manner will be essential in averting a crisis in credit and a long term economic recession.
How the Coronavirus May Impact U.S. CRE, From a CBRE Report
Posted February 21, 2020 by Commercial Property Executive
A CBRE report looks at possible economic ripple effects in the U.S. from the spreading outbreak and explores which sectors could be affected the most.
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