Market Insights
July 31, 2017
Andrew Little

RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH

BY ANDREW LITTLE Special correspondent – Jun 18, 2017

Much like one of Tennessee’s state songs, “Rocky Top,” commercial real estate values are peaking, and it is a little rocky at the top.

It is not uncommon to read a headline reporting surging stock, gold or bond prices while simultaneously reading about investors’ fear that a great drop-off is imminent.

The same is true of commercial real estate.


July 31, 2017
Andy Little

RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH

BY ANDREW LITTLE Special correspondent – Jul 16, 2017

Commercial real estate investors are like Boston Red Sox fans watching Aaron Judge hit home runs in the Home Run Derby.

The 6-foot-7 rookie sensation plays for the New York Yankees, but other than that, he’s hard to dislike.

Likewise, though investors are skeptical, it’s difficult to find a reason to dislike commercial real estate these days.


June 1, 2017

In a recent Bloomberg Surveillance interview, John B. Levy discussed how the rise in eCommerce is driving a major shift in the commercial real estate market.


May 22, 2017

COMMERCIAL MORTGAGE ALERT, May 19, 2017:  The team behind the Giliberto-Levy Commercial Mortgage Performance Index is rolling out a new measure of returns on high-yield commercial mortgages.

Mortgage banker John Levy and investment manager Michael Giliberto have begun producing a tool for gauging and comparing investment returns on mezzanine loans and other subordinate debt, including preferred equity and B-notes, along with high-yield senior mortgages.

“I can say categorically that this is the first index of its kind,” said Levy,


May 18, 2017

In a recent interview with CoStar News, John B. Levy & Company president John B. Levy discussed results of the Giliberto-Levy Commercial Mortgage Performance Index (G-L Index) for the first quarter of 2017.