Commercial real estate bubble will burst, says top economist who predicted 2008 housing crisis

While a lot has recovered and rebounded since the pandemic (think Thanksgiving travel and gathering en masse), work environments seem forever changed. The pandemic emptied office buildings as we once knew them, and central business districts suffered. Commercial real estate …

Lincoln National’s commercial real-estate exposure targeted by two hedge funds

The front of an office building is seen in New York City, U.S., July 7, 2023. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky/File Photo

NEW YORK, July 28 (Reuters) – Two hedge funds have placed bets that bonds issued by life insurance company Lincoln National

Commercial real estate investors risk painful losses in post-COVID world

LONDON/SYDNEY, July 31 (Reuters) – Commercial real estate investors and lenders are slowly confronting an ugly question – if people never again shop in malls or work in offices the way they did before the pandemic, how safe are the

Making sense of America’s commercial real estate crisis

A photo peering inside the windows of an empty office building Richard Baker / In Pictures via Getty Images

More Americans have chosen to work from home full-time or part-time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, reducing the need

Downtown real estate and commercial buildings are struggling. Why won’t landlords lower the rent?

They call it the “debt wall,” and it is not the kind of wall that protects you. It’s the kind that might collapse and crush your village, or into which you might crash your car. Specifically, it is $1.5 trillion

JLL Industrial enjoys advantages of hot commercial real estate market in Calgary region

Article content

New York Fed board member warns of commercial real-estate risks

NEW YORK, March 24 (Reuters) – An executive who also serves on the board overseeing the New York Federal Reserve warned on Twitter of potentially systemic problems in the real estate finance market and called on the industry to work

Commercial real estate is in trouble. A bank crisis makes it worse.

If there is anything commercial real estate owners don’t need right now, it’s a banking crisis.

Big owners of property around the country were already under pressure from the Federal Reserve’s aggressive campaign to raise interest rates, which raised borrowing