5 Ways New Tax Legislation Will Impact CRE Professionals, By Alec Berkman, Bisnow

“Commercial real estate, the network of industries in which President Donald Trump first amassed and now holds much of his wealth, is expected to immediately benefit from the new tax plan. CRE investors and companies, regardless of size, structure or specialty, will be largely exempt from the loophole closings aimed at offsetting reduced rates.”

 

Seven Predictions for the Multifamily Sector in 2018, By Mary Diduch, National Real Estate Investor
 
Stable.’ That’s the one word that encapsulates the anticipated state of the multifamily sector this year, according to Greg Willett, chief economist at RealPage, a Richardson, Texas-based firm which provides property management software solutions. That was also the sentiment expressed by other industry experts as well, when asked for their forecasts for the upcoming year. ”
 
 
E-Commerce Is Driving Industrial Development to Record Highs, By Patricia Kirk, National Real Estate Investor
 
 “U.S. industrial real estate development hit an all-time high in 2017, with more than 208 million square feet completed so far, and another 277 million square feet currently under construction.”
 
 
CRE in 2018: Change Is Afoot, By Barbra Murray, Commercial Property Executive
 
 “The good times in the commercial real estate industry have continued to roll for more than a few years now, but something new is brewing, according to a new report.”
 

Related Makes Bid for CRE Lender Ladder Capital, By Mark Heschmeyer, CoStar

“A subsidiary of New York developer and investor the Related Cos. made a cash bid this past weekend to acquire commercial real estate lender Ladder Capital Corp.”

 

Crain’s Q&A: Forecasts form six of the city’s commercial real estate experts, By Erik Ipsen, Crain’s New York Business

“The commercial real estate construction boom that we have seen in the past two years—and prospectively will see for the next few more—is adding supply at a pace we have not seen since the 1980s.”