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2.16.12–Wells Fargo Securities Commercial Real Estate Chartbook: Uncertainty Continues To Hang Over and Shape The Recovery

Summary from Wells Fargo Economics Group #CRE email:

Economic activity appeared to turn up a notch toward the end of 2011, and data for the early part of 2012 suggest that the new year has gotten off to a solid start.

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Economic Data

ING Real Estate Investment Management Report: US View 2010 – The Path To Recovery (downloadable pdf)

Click HERE for the downloadable pdf of the report

 

Retail property market summary:

 

We believe that the worst period for retail sales is probably over, but do not expect a quick rebound.

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Future Trends

Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club facilitating loans for shoppers up to $25k backed by SBA

Microfinance at it’s best.  Talk about creating brand loyalty…

From the CNBC article:

Tired of waiting for spending to rebound on its own, retailers are taking matters into their own hands.

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Future Trends

Wells Fargo Economics: Credit Quality Monitor June 2010

Good state of the union from Wells Fargo economics regarding credit quality in the following areas:

  • Consumer Credit
  • Bankruptcies
  • Loan Delinquency Rates
  • Consumer Purchasing Plans…
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Future Trends

GE Capital to cut commercial real estate holdings in half from $80B to $40B

Nice!  They own a TON of very pure restaurant properties since they acquired Trustreet back in February of 2007.  Time to buy!

 

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Capital Markets

Commercial Deals Abound but Loans Are Scarce

Some quotes from the wsj.com article:

 

Real-estate prices are enticingly low in many areas of the country, prompting business owners to pursue sweet deals on storefronts, manufacturing facilities and other commercial properties.

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