Finance Midwest
Walker & Dunlop reaches loan-servicing milestone

Walker & Dunlop reaches loan-servicing milestone

Walker & Dunlop, Inc.'s loan servicing portfolio crossed over the $40 billion mark. The portfolio made up of more than 4,300 commercial loans from across the United States, has an average loan term of more than 10 years with 84 percent of the servicing fees protected from the risk of prepayment through make-whole requirements.

Finance N Illinois

The local advantage: Why national brands aren't always the best choice for commercial lending

As the economic recovery marches on, many small commercial real estate owners in the Chicago market are beginning to see a light at the end of the tunnel. National, regional and local tenants are increasingly filling vacancies in retail centers, office buildings and industrial parks that suffered during the Great Recession. Many municipalities are now eager to partner with local owners, recognizing the untapped potential in these developments to cater to area demands, create jobs and generate revenue.