CRE

Banks explore ways to capitalize on tax law's 'Opportunity Zones'

03/26/19

Regional and community banks are working to finance the economic development districts created by the new law. But they have lots of questions about how the program works — and thoughts on how to improve it.

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Heritage Commerce discloses CRE exposure to energy firm's bankruptcy

03/15/19

The California banking company has two loans tied to DC Solar that are on nonaccrual status.

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Fintech targets banks keen for out-of-market CRE loans

01/29/19

CrediFi helps bankers pursuing commercial real estate loan growth minimize the risk in lending to customers they historically haven't served.

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Bank OZK rebounds, emphasizes focus on credit quality

01/18/19

A spike in charge-offs in the prior quarter stoked concerns about commercial real estate exposure.

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Synovus to focus on merger integration, digital upgrade in 2019

01/15/19

The Georgia company will abstain from acquisitions this year as it looks to make internal improvements.

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This CEO must prove he has CRE under control

12/31/18

Bank OZK's George Gleason, one of our community bankers to watch in 2019, needs to rein in the Arkansas bank's commercial real estate exposure to placate nervous investors.

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Wintrust's latest acquisition could present deposit opportunity

12/17/18

Chicago Deferred Exchange, which helps clients defer tax hits from property sales, had about $1 billion in deposit flows this year.

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SBA's biggest lender is overhauling its business model

12/14/18

Live Oak Bancshares became an SBA juggernaut by making loans, selling them and making more. With economic conditions changing, it is retaining more credits.

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Lenders reliant on CRE face tough road

11/16/18

Challenges will likely increase as interest rates rise and investors grow more concerned about a downward turn in the economic cycle.

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