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Alexis Maltin

Alexis Maltin

Vice President, MSCI Research

Alexis Maltin is a leader for U.S. commercial-property research, focusing on the transaction market, debt and capital flows, and is a principal writer for MSCI’s research publications. Alexis previously worked in the U.S. research team at Real Capital Analytics, which MSCI acquired in 2021. She holds a bachelor’s degree in econometrics from the University of Virginia.

Research and Insights

Articles by Alexis Maltin

    Wave of Property-Loan Maturities Amplified by Extensions

    2 mins read Quick Take | Mar 26, 2024 | Alexis Maltin

    Higher interest rates and a pricing slump have challenged the refinancing of commercial-property debt. We calculate the volume of U.S. loans likely extended from 2023 and chart the lenders behind the slate of maturities starting in 2024. 

    Not Every Bank Is at Risk from CRE Lending

    Research Report | Mar 7, 2024 | Jim Costello, Alexis Maltin

    U.S. commercial-property prices are falling, and many are fearful of the impact on the broader financial system. We identify the segment facing the sharpest price drops and examine the exposures of banks of all scale as well as other key sources of financing. 

    US Commercial-Property Distress Swelled in 2023

    2 mins read Quick Take | Jan 30, 2024 | Alexis Maltin

    Troubled assets in U.S. commercial real estate climbed to USD 85.8 billion at the end of 2023, with office and retail properties adding the most trouble in the fourth quarter. We summarize our latest findings on distress in the market.  

    2024 Trends to Watch in Real Assets

    8 mins read Blog | Dec 13, 2023 | Will Robson, Alexis Maltin, Jim Costello, David Green-Morgan, Tom Leahy, Benjamin Martin-Henry, Bryan Reid

    After the market dislocation of 2023, investors will be hoping for a calmer 2024 in commercial real estate. We identify five key influences to help investors navigate the challenges and opportunities ahead.  

    Distress in US Commercial Property Increased Further

    2 mins read Quick Take | Jul 21, 2023 | Alexis Maltin

    The office market was the largest source of distress in U.S. commercial property in the second quarter, ahead of retail and hotel, which had previously been the biggest contributors of troubled assets. We summarize our latest findings on distress. 

    CMBS Dominates First Wave of Commercial Property Debt

    2 mins read Quick Take | Mar 30, 2023 | Alexis Maltin

    In an environment of tighter lending and increased debt costs, commercial-property loans totaling nearly $900 billion will come due in 2023 and 2024 total. The biggest source is commercial mortgage-backed securities, according to our analysis.