Past 12 Months U.S CMBS volume is up 40% YoY from $50.8 billion in 2016 to $69.8 billion in 2017, a somewhat surprising jump with the new risk retention rules that went into effect late last year. The new rules require issuers to retain a 5% piece of every issuance, sell a 5% piece of…Read more
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The 9th annual Economic Engine Performance Report was recently held on May 19, 2017 in the Port Everglades Convention Center. The 600+ guests in attendance listened to the three panelists which included: Stacy Ritter - Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau CEO/President Steve Cernak - Broward County Port Everglades Chief Executive & Port Director…Read more
So far in 2017 several articles have been issued by Bloomberg News calling direct attention to long-term rate increases anticipated to occur over the next 12-18 months. The following represent short summaries of the below three articles for your reference. -Yellen Set High Hurdle for Reducing Fed's Bond Holdings -Fed Debates Over $4.5 Trillion Balance…Read more
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