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  • CMBS Delinquencies Hit 9 Percent, and Rising

    The CMBS delinquency rate for the apartment sector has reached 9 percent, and will likely soon balloon another 400 basis points.

  • CMBS Delinquencies at 9 Percent, and rising

    In February, the apartment sector's CMBS delinquency rate hit 8.97 percent, but when factoring in the imminent delinquency of Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Village, that figure climbs to 13 percent.

  • Multifamily Predicted to Hit Bottom by Year End

    If you thought the multifamily industry bottomed out in 2009, hold on to your hats. The murky depths of the Great Recession are still to come, according to recent forecasts.

  • CMBS Delinquencies Hit 9 Percent, and Rising

    The CMBS delinquency rate for multifamily loans has reached nearly 9 percent and will likely soon balloon another 400 basis points.

  • Hits & Misses

    Defaults on commercial mortgage- backed securities (CMBS) will triple this year to an all-time high, according to reports by Fitch and Standard and Poor's.

  • CMBS Defaults Expected to Soar in 2009

    Defaults on commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) will triple this year to an all-time high, according to recent reports by Fitch Ratings and Standard and Poor's.

  • CMBS Delinquencies Continue Relentless Climb

    Hotel loans have surpassed multifamily loans for the dubious distinction of highest CMBS delinquency rate, according to Fitch Ratings.

  • An Alternative Vision of Home

    it's a bit of an odd story, really, it's not what you'd expect,' explains John Peterson, principal of Peterson Architects in San Francisco, and founder of Public Architecture, a nonprofit organization devoted to pro bono design work. He's talking about the origins of ScrapHouse (www.scraphouse.org)...

  • Long-Lasting Wood Roofs

    Where wind-driven rain is common, wood shingle roofs require extra detailing, both to keep moisture out of the house and to allow the shingles to dry. A coastal builder describes the materials and methods that work for her.

  • For What It's Worth