Commercial Real Estate Lending Kept Growing In 2013: CBRE

Law360, New York (March 14, 2014, 4:54 PM EDT) -- Lending for commercial real estate continued to increase in the United States through the fourth quarter of 2013, according to CBRE Global Research and Consulting, which put out a new report on Friday.

Banks made 30 percent of the loans and life companies made 28 percent; together, they represent the most active entities in the commercial real estate space. Refinancing and investment sales buoyed the volume of transactions, CBRE said, countering an increase in yield. 

“We expect 2014 to remain a borrower’s market,” CBRE Debt &...
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