Commercial Real Estate Lending Now on the Rise for 2013, Says The Off Market Association

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While 2012 was a good year for apartment and multi-unit family developers, it seems the enthusiasm for new commercial projects is spreading to other sectors as well, says the Off Market Association.

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Projects in prime locations are finding it much easier to secure capital in the past months.

A new enthusiasm and growing ability for lenders to lend on new commercial projects is increasing in 2013.

What development projects are favored in financing? Those with an excellent location, strong pre-leasing, and a unique value proposition for the lender. Commercial developers are expecting the trend to gain momentum throughout 2013 as expansion driven by tenant needs increases, says Terry Robinson, President of Off Market Association.

“Projects in prime locations are finding it much easier to secure capital in the past months. Now is the time to get started on those projects that investors have been putting off due to lack of lending,” said Robinson.

As the Urban Land Institute Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2013 report points out: “Plenty of capital is available for people who can earn it.” Earning it means presenting well-planned projects with incredible locations — and significant pre-leasing.

There is pent up demand caused by lenders who have been very conservative over the past 4 years or who were unable to lend due to bad debt on the books or reserve requirements.

Banks, credit unions, insurance companies and other providers of capital have remained on the sidelines for long enough. Capital is starting to flow into the starving real estate sectors begging for a cash infusion. This is turn will help provide stability, one other thing that markets have needed for some time.

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