Notable mortgage industry hires and promotions, Feb. 24-Feb. 28

 Flood The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has announced the addition of Michael P. Flood as senior vice president of commercial/multifamily policy. Flood joins the MBA from the CRE Finance Council, where he served in several leadership positions, most recently as deputy executive director and head of the Washington, D.C. office. He also has held senior […]

International Investments: France

France’s commercial real estate market has been thriving amidst a surge in interest from foreign buyers. France’s capital city of Paris was Europe’s top commercial real estate market in third-quarter 2019, taking over the No. 1 spot from London, according to Real Capital Analytics (RCA). As for putting money in U.S. assets, however, French investors […]

Retail is in flux, but part of this sector is thriving

Many major retailers have announced significant store closures over the past two years. Throughout this period, observers have anticipated reports of soaring vacancy rates and plummeting rent prices. Yet the data has shown otherwise, defying the anecdotal reports of a retail apocalypse. This is largely due to new tenants — including trampoline parks, fitness companies […]