Boxwood and Scotsman Guide have published a new research report on small-balance commercial mortgage lenders. The small-balance loan market is in a transitional phase represented by growth and diversification according to the new research report, Market in Transition: 2006 Small-Balance Commercial Mortgage Lenders Survey. The second of two research reports produced through a partnership between Boxwood Means and Scotsman Guide, the study cites that lenders have formed dedicated small-loan programs and are investing in new products and services in order to offset the market's fragmentation and perceived increases in competition in this $130 billion marketplace. Some of the highlights of the report include:
Additional background material and options for purchasing the report are available on the Scotsman Guide web site, http://www.scotsmanguide.com. This lender report complements the separate research study released earlier this month by Boxwood Means and Scotsman Guide involving the small-balance mortgage broker channel.