May 31 | GlobeSt

Waiting for the Overdue Construction Finance Comeback | by Erika Morphy

GlobeSt writes: We reported this morning that SunTrust Bank provided a $112 million loan to California State Teachers’ Retirement System for Lincoln Place. JLL's Wes Boatright, who was on the team that brokered the loan, explained why banks like SunTrust were moving away from construction financing, or at least diversifying their lending operations.

May 31 | Portland Business Journal

The Great Commercial Real Estate Lending Thaw | by Wendy Culverwell

May 10 | Mortgage Observer

RELA and Chandan Report Mixed Lender Outlook in Latest Quarterly Survey

The Mortgage Observer writes: The Real Estate Lenders Association and Chandan Economics’s first-quarter 2013 Survey of Lender Sentiment is out, and the results are somewhat mixed, as lenders see more qualified borrowers but an increase in competition.

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May 10 | Mortgage Bankers Association

Debt Yields and Financing Cap Rates Leveling Off | by Michael Tucker

Q1 2013 Commercial Property Financing Trends

RELEASED MAY 2013
Selected Findings from the Q1 2013 Commercial Real Estate Financing National Trends Report
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