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  • JLL buying HFF in $2 billion deal that will create multifamily real estate giant

    Two of the largest multifamily operators are joining forces
    In a deal that will combine two of the biggest names in multifamily and commercial real estate, Jones Lang LaSalle announced Tuesday that it is buying HFF for approximately $2 billion. Both JLL and HFF are consistently among the top lenders in the multifamily real estate space, with both companies placing in Freddie Mac’s top 10 lenders of 2018.
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  • Berkadia launches structured capital group by acquiring Central Park Capital Partners

    Will aid clients with finding sources of capital
    Commercial real estate giant Berkadia is set to expand its business thanks to the acquisition of Central Park Capital Partners, a real estate capital advisory firm that focuses on arranging joint venture investments and structured capital from international and domestic institutional and qualified capital sources.
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  • Walker & Dunlop plots expansion in multifamily small loans

    Hires new VP and deputy chief underwriter
    Walker & Dunlop, which already ranks among Fannie Mae’s top five multifamily small loan lenders, is planning to grow its small loan business even more. According to Walker & Dunlop, both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have seen growth in recent years in their smaller loan programs, with loan volume rising 57.8% from 2016 to 2017. And W&D is planning to capitalize on that growth with its two new hires.
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  • Freddie Mac set all-time record for multifamily security issuance in 2018

    GSE issued more multifamily securities than ever before
    Freddie Mac continued its record-setting ways in the multifamily business in 2018, establishing a new record for multifamily security issuance for the second year in a row. According to the government-sponsored enterprise, it issued $72.8 billion in multifamily securities in 2018, breaking its 2017 record of $68 billion.
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  • Juniper Square raises $25 million to help make it easier to invest in real estate

    Software company connects investment firms to outside capital
    Juniper Square, a technology company that helps connect investment firms with private capital to be used to invest in real estate, announced this week that it raised $25 million to help grow its business. “Our mission is to transform the world’s private capital markets through software,” said Alex Robinson, Juniper Square’s CEO and co-founder.
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  • Multifamily lending on track to break records again in 2018

    MBA projects commercial and multifamily originations will set new record
    As the Mortgage Bankers Association reported recently, multifamily lending hit a record high last year…and things are looking even better this year. The MBA released a brief updated forecast this week, which states that multifamily lending is on track to set another record in 2018.
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  • Freddie Mac continues growing multifamily business in third quarter

    Originations increase slightly in third quarter
    The multifamily gravy train kept rolling for Freddie Mac in the third quarter, with the government-sponsored enterprise continuing to increase its originations and overall portfolio. Freddie Mac reported Wednesday that its third-quarter multifamily originations increased by 2% over last year to $47 billion. Additionally, Freddie’s multifamily guarantee portfolio increased 3% from the prior quarter to $226 billion.
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  • Bridge Investment Group hires Meena Thever as managing director, capital markets group

    Thever will spearhead capital raising, investment analysis and more
    Bridge Investment Group hired Meena Thever as the new managing director of its capital markets group. In this new role, Thever will be managing the capital markets group’s capital raising, investment analysis and investor relations across all asset classes including multifamily, affordable housing and senior housing.
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