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What Makes CRE Risk In 2024 And Beyond Different From Recent Bank Failures?

The Federal Reserve is concerned about commercial real estate (CRE) exposure amid sustained high interest rates, as shown by the April 2024 CRE-linked failure of Republic First. Kelly Brown, CEO of Ampersand, illustrates the need for tighter capital requirements, portfolio diversification, and advanced analytics, noting that stronger capital positions and a robust regulatory environment help banks manage these risks. Read More