Paul Fiorilla

Paul Fiorilla has 25 years’ experience as a researcher and writer in the commercial real estate markets. He previously spent six years as a vice president of research at Prudential Real Estate Investors in Madison, N.J., where he oversaw publishing of outlooks and thought leadership research. Before that, he covered real estate capital markets and CMBS for 12 years at Commercial Mortgage Alert.

How Will Trump’s Regime Impact Real Estate?

While it is too soon to say with any certainty what will happen with specific industry issues, clearly the end of eight years of divided government ushers in new direction for the economy and the regulatory environment.

Optimism Abounds at REIT Week

Self-storage and apartments are leading the way in terms of income growth, but virtually all property segments are going strong by historical standards.

Time for Turnaround?

Has CRE reached an inflection point?

CMBS Choking on High Spreads

CMBS prices have dropped precipitously since last fall, which in turn has forced securitization programs not only to widen loan spreads but to decline to lock in rates until closing.