A $1 trillion-plus wall of multifamily debt will mature by 2027. Is that a ballooning concern?

By Ashley Fahey Although loans backing office properties are the most scrutinized these days, a wall of debt is also maturing within the multifamily sector in the coming years. And while multifamily continues to be seen as one of the safer asset classes, already, there’ve been recent examples of loan defaults on multifamily portfolios, including four […]

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Can ChatGPT recession-proof a company? Some businesses are banking on it.

By Andy Medici – Senior Reporter, The Playbook, The Business Journals Small-business owners are worried about how long they could survive a potential recession, but many believe AI tools like ChatGPT could help them weather an economic downturn. A survey of 700 business owners by B2B Reviews found about 25% of businesses believe they couldn’t last more than […]

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Companies are talking about ‘recession’ less. Economic data helps explain why.

Josh Schafer – Reporter Wed, May 24, 2023 Wall Street has been waiting for a recession that hasn’t materialized roughly five months into the year. Executives at S&P 500 companies are talking about recessions less on earnings calls for the third straight quarter, per FactSet. S&P Global’s flash US composite PMI showed US economic output reached a 13-month high […]

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Cambridge Crossing arrives after two decades. It was worth the wait.

By James McCown CAMBRIDGE — “In the city there must be regularity and fantasy, relationships and oppositions, and casual and unexpected elements to vary the scene,” wrote Marc-Antoine Laugier, an 18th-century Jesuit and arguably the world’s first architecture critic, having penned the seminal Essai Sur l’Architecture in 1753. His advice holds true today. Cities must be […]

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In a first-of-its-kind initiative in India, inland and coastal waterways have been leveraged by UltraTech Cement Limited, the cement flagship company of Aditya Birla Group (ABG), to transport phosphogypsum consignment.  The consignment of 57,000 metric tons (MT) of phosphogypsum was transported in a bulk cargo carrier from Paradeep port in Odisha and reached the jetty […]

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Big Tech Earnings to Offer Reality Check Over AI Hype

By Natalie Lung and Crystal Chui Big Tech earnings this week will offer investors a dose of reality following this year’s impressive gains in the sector that were powered by hype over artificial intelligence.  Analysts are expecting tech profits to register the biggest drop since 2009, with businesses curbing spending on software, cloud and advertising services as they’re pinched […]

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