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6.9.17: Industrial Warehouse Buildings Are Hot!

Industrial warehouse real estate is one of the hottest sectors in commercial real estate this year, with e-commerce boosting demand. Many markets are reporting industrial building space is being gobbled up quickly, with Amazon leading the way. In New Jersey, … Continue reading

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6.6.16: Small Office and Furnished Office Suites a Bright Spot in the Office Sector

Small office space, both furnished and unfurnished, is performing well in the otherwise lackluster office market. Pioneered by Regus and newcomer wework, tenants can rent furnished or unfurnished office space for a day, week, month, or longer. The basic concept … Continue reading

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6.1.16: REIT Valuations Soar

With interest rates trending down and investors scrambling to find investments that provide a reasonable amount of steady, secure income, demand for REIT stocks has risen dramatically as investors snap up shares of successful REITs. A good example is the … Continue reading

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3.31.16: AAHOA Trade Show in Nashville, TN a Huge Success

On March 30-31, 2016, ValueXpress exhibited at the annual Asian American Hotel Owners (AAHOA) Trade Show, which was held in Nashville, Tennessee this year. The sold-out trade show was attended by a record crowd of Asian American hoteliers ready to … Continue reading

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ValueXpress Obtains $15-Million CMBS Conduit Loan for the Refinance of the Ambridge Regional Distribution and Manufacturing Center in Ambridge (Pittsburgh), PA

ValueXpress has arranged a $15-million CMBS conduit loan for the refinance of a 1-million-square-foot warehouse and light manufacturing industrial park located in Ambridge, PA, 15 miles north of Pittsburgh. The property features 22 buildings that were constructed in stages between … Continue reading

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4.28.15: Who Holds the Most Commercial Loans?

The winner is commercial banks, which held $1.67 billion in commercial real estate debt at year-end 2014, according to data from the Federal Reserve Board. The amount of commercial real estate debt held by banks represents 49.5% of the $3.38 … Continue reading

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4.3.15: Franchise Expirations Becoming a Headache for CMBS Conduit Hotel Loans

The buyers of the most risky CMBS securities, sometime referred to as the “b-buyers,” have laid down some pretty strict guidelines for the remaining minimum term for franchise agreements on hotels to be eligible for CMBS conduit loans. As the … Continue reading

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