Here’s a post from Retail Traffic about some increase in liquidity for retail assets despite some concern about lagging fundamentals. There’s an excellent overview about the factors contributing to the increased cash. Take away: asset quality is still king.
According to Speaking of Real Estate, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun is slightly less enthusiastic about the credit market but still sees good things for CRE in 2011. Take away: according to Yun, lenders, at some point, “…must get back into the business for which they were created, and that’s making loans.”
Finally, here’s an article from the Wall Street Journal Real Estate section about how the recent election results should prove to be a boon for commercial real estate investment. Take away: politics matters.
I hope somebody lets the lenders of South Jersey know that things are looking up.
Let’s make some deals!