Published in Western Real Estate Business
Many recent commercial real estate industry forcasts predict several more years of strong growth, followed by a possible downturn in 2017. New construction and transition rates have increased, and an estimated $1.4 Trillion in maturing commercial mortgage loans are up for renewal by 2017.
This provides great opportunity for the broader commercial real estate industry in the coming years, but could it also present challenges for lenders to adequately protect against risk, while keeping up with this flood of activity. What will lenders do over the next 12 months to capitalize on the strength of the market, and to better protect against a possible crash?