Mapletree Pan Asia Commercial Trust’s dividends fall further. Is it a bargain at 6.5% yield?

Mapletree Pan Asia Commercial Trust (MPACT) announced a further decline in its dividends in the latest quarter. We find out if the REIT is worth considering at a 6.5% dividend yield. What happened? Mapletree Pan Asia Commercial Trust (MPACT) reported that its distribution per unit (DPU) for the third quarter fiscal year 2023/2024 ended December 2023 … Read more

NYCB reignites banking industry, commercial real estate fears

The New York Community Bank (NYCB) headquarters in Hicksville, New York, US, on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024.  Bing Guan | Bloomberg | Getty Images Embattled lender New York Community Bank disclosed a litany of financial metrics in the past 24 hours in a bid to soothe skittish investors. But one of the most crucial resources … Read more

$2 Trillion in Commercial Debt is Coming Due—What Does That Mean for the Industry?

In this article Commercial real estate has had a few rough years, and it seems like things won’t be getting better anytime soon. The sector is set for a potential rise in defaults, as higher interest rates have increased the costs of refinancing.  And with $2.8 trillion due between now and 2028, more landlords could be … Read more

Investing in Commercial Real Estate for Beginners

In this article Choosing between commercial and residential real estate is a big decision for investors. If you choose the wrong strategy, you could be in over your head and potentially lose money.  We’ve created an investing in commercial real estate for beginners guide to help you understand what it means to invest in commercial … Read more

Channel Seven Commercial Director Bruce McWilliam lists rare Woollahra property

198 Queen St, Woollahra. NSW Real Estate. The Channel Seven Commercial Director Bruce McWilliam has listed a rare property at what’s considered the leafy “Paris” end of Queen St, Woollahra for a February auction. The astute property investor had bought the four-bedroom home at 196 Queen St for $2,735,000 in 2002, records show. He’s now … Read more

Intelligent ingestion: The start of commercial digital insurance | Insurance Blog

For over a decade, we have pretended to be paperless. We tout the fact that the file cabinets, the 7-part specialized file folders, and massive mail rooms have all been eliminated and reduced, and claim that we are paperless. But we know it isn’t real. Today’s paper is PDFs, excels, and adobe. The filing cabinets … Read more

The Curious Case of Elite Commercial REIT Downfall and Rights Issue.

Normally, I tend to stay away from writing any post on Elite Commercial REIT (“ECREIT”) as it can lead to personal attacks and persistent online hustling by disgruntled loyal investor who only wants to hear good points on this investment. But I decided to still press on to write-up on ECREIT here as a personal … Read more

The Most Common Commercial Truck Accidents and Best Practices for Drivers to Avoid Them

This post is part of a series sponsored by IAT Insurance Group. Protecting your fleet and maintaining steady operations today means implementing risk management practices to combat rising costs and reduce claims. Our latest eBook highlights the most common commercial truck accidents and best practices for drivers to avoid them. Topics Auto Commercial Lines Personal … Read more