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  • Snippet about the size of the US CRE market (used for future article) 0 comments
    Jul 14, 2009 3:32 PM

    The Fed estimates that the size of the US commercial property market is 6.5 trillion dollars, or approximately one-third the size of the housing market. Commercial property loans outstanding are an estimated 3.3 trillion dollars, also roughly one-third of the 10.0 trillion dollars in residential mortgages outstanding. Of the commercial real estate loans outstanding, over half are held by commercial banks, with these loans constituting a very important part of the regional banks’ balance sheets. Approximately 25% of commercial property loans are securitized, with most of the remainder being held by life insurance and savings companies. - source: Oxford Analytica

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