Ask Hans: What impact will the downturn in the residential market have on the commercial/institutional/industrial market in the short term?

Zigmund, Hans
April 2008
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Apr2008 Supplement, Vol. 80, p8
The author reflects on the credit conditions of the real estate market in the U.S. He argues on the tightening of credit conditions in commercial real estate lending. He stresses that the credit tightening has lengthened beyond sub-prime and nontraditional mortgage markets. He believes that some business enterprises put off development until credit conditions improved.


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