In the News 9/ 6/ 2017

Shifting Stack: Lender Competition Heats Up Amid Fewer Deals

NorthMarq Capital’s Jeff Erxleben was featured in the Capital Markets Issue of Commercial Property Executive.  The article, titled “Shifting Stack: Lender Competition Heats Up Amid Fewer Deals,”  explained that while investment volume and lending activity are showing signs of a spring rebound,  a “comeback” will be complicated to say the least.

Takeaways from the article included:

  • Lending activity rebounded heading into the second quarter of 2017, with CMBS leading the way.
  • Abundant capital and a shortage of deals have lenders rethinking their strategies to win deals.
  • Borrowers looking for higher leverage are tapping into the mezzanine space to fill the gap.

Read the full story here.