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$400 billion in CRE refinancing may be coming: can the banks handle it?

Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco, Califor...

The wave of lending for commercial real estate development that arose after the 2008 financial meltdown is secured by offices, shopping centers, multifamily and industrial properties all over the US. But worries about regulatory pressure intended to tamp down systemic risk  — risk of the same kind that caused 2008 — are sparking concerns that a wave of refinancing made necessary by closer looks at underwriting standards could cause a new crisis in lending.

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