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U.S. CMBS loan delinquency rate reaches record high

January 05, 2011 06:39PM

Commercial real estate investors may still feel some pain in 2011, according to a new report released today by Trepp. Nationwide, the rate of commercial mortgage-backed securities loans that are 30 or more days delinquent climbed to 9.2 percent in December, the highest ever recorded, according to Trepp. Manus Clancy, managing director of Trepp, said that the rocky nationwide delinquency rate was an indication of a rough road ahead in the commercial market.

“Many have speculated that… the commercial real estate crisis was nearing its final stages,” Clancy said. “The December delinquency rate underscored that there still may be some nasty surprises in store even as the market shows some signs of healing.” TRD