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Daniel Cunningham

Daniel Cunningham is the editor of Real Estate Capital, contributing to and coordinating coverage of European real estate finance markets for the title's print and digital channels. Before joining PEI Media in 2015, he reported on commercial property for Debtwire and Estates Gazette.

CMBS: Five talking points

There will be more securitisation, although the market faces challenges, heard the audience at CREFC Europe’s CMBS seminar.

The industry (still) needs troubleshooters

Loan servicers were most prominent when dealing with the fallout from the financial crisis, but they can play a valuable long-term role helping lenders avoid fresh problems.

Deka capitalises on renewed Korean interest in London

The German bank’s £205m loan to Mirae demonstrates the opportunity for European lenders to back South Korean investors.

Savills: Lenders may cap leverage when the UK’s refinancing need is at its greatest

The consultancy’s valuations directors warn that a correction in property values could temper lenders’ risk appetite.

Blackstone’s Jay: ‘We aim to avoid hard covenants’

Speaking at the Loan Market Association’s Real Estate Finance Conference, Blackstone’s Gadi Jay explained the borrower’s approach to loan structures.

Banking on an extended cycle

Lenders at the Loan Markets Association conference expected the real estate debt opportunity to persist.

Mayfair Capital reveals imminent £35m final close – Exclusive

The Swiss Life-owned firm’s second UK residential lending fund is pursuing a niche strategy of small, high-yielding loans in London’s suburbs amid a cooling high-end market in the capital.

DekaBank finances TH Real Estate in Birmingham – Exclusive

The German bank has provided a £48m loan backed by the 55 Colmore Row office building.

It is a good time to be an incumbent lender

Property owners are reluctant to sell assets, meaning refinancing will be a major driver of lending activity.

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