Banking lending for commercial real estate transactions has reached new heights in Q3, according to Chandan Economic's Banking Lending & Default Report. Namely, it found that multifamily and commercial real estate loans held on bank balance sheets increased to $1.42 trillion during Q3 2014, up $15.5 billion from the prior quarter and up by $77.4 billion from a year earlier.
Bank lending against multifamily and commercial real estate has been rising for ten consecutive quarters and has now reached an all-time high with this latest quarter. It is 9% above the pre-financial crisis peak of $1.31 trillion.
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