Coronavirus (COVID-19): An Examination of Recent Delinquency Trend of Commercial Real Estate Loan Portfolios (Moody’s Analytics)


“In 2020, the commercial real estate (CRE) industry has been affected more immediately and more profoundly by COVID-19 than by previous economic downturns. Due to the still-elevated unemployment rate and the public health measures used to combat the virus’ spread, the CRE industry faces tremendous challenges currently and going forward, impacted by reduced rental incomes and high vacancy rates.

This study examines the recent performance of the commercial real estate loan portfolios of the four largest lender groups: commercial banks, insurance companies, agencies, and CMBS.” – Exerpt by Jun Chen, Junrong Liu, and Wenjing Wang.

Read the full study on Moody’s Analytics.


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