Boston downtown streets at sunset - Lincoln Street

Regulators Allow for Short-Term Troubled CRE Loan Mods

A top real estate industry trade group got to take a victory lap last week as federal banking regulators announced some rule changes around how banks will be required to deal with a wave of office loans that are maturing just as future demand for office space looks shaky.

Recent Years Have Seen Community Banks Exit DIF

Massachusetts’ own Depositors Insurance Fund was a key tool in helping local banks reassure customers of the safety of their deposits while Silicon Valley Bank melted down last week. But its also lost some of the biggest names in local community banking in recent years.