Real Estate

Real Estate Credit Environment: Risk Off – Risk On

Posted by Paul Von Steenburg, Managing Director, Commonfund on Jan 9, 2017

Topic: Asset Allocation Real Estate Risk Management

Earlier last year real estate markets received a scare as CMBS spreads widened, particularly in lower-rated and more junior tranches. Additionally, one of the most respected U.S. real estate research firms predicted outright price declines for the asset class in 2016. While credit conditions have tightened, particularly for construction financing, wider scale credit concerns have largely dissipated and CMBS spreads have tightened.

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Real Estate – Rates, Rates, Rates

Posted by Paul Von Steenburg, Managing Director, Commonfund on Sep 30, 2016

Topic: Investment Strategy Real Estate

“There are three things that matter in property: location, location, location”. While the age-old adage still holds in many respects, real estate risks...

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