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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 25, 2016)
Sports Authority's lenders have pushed for Chapter 7 filing, Retailing Dive reports. A September interest rate hike is expected to be postponed, according to MarketWatch. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
The Mall of the Future Will Offer Dinner, Movies, and a Colonoscopy
While urgent-care centers have been strip-mall staples for decades, the chance to catch dinner, a movie, and a surgical procedure under the same roof is new.
The Changing Nature of Property Management
Property management today is at a juncture at which we split from old methodologies and preconceived notions to follow a new path of efficiency and customer service.
Private Buyers Lead Student Housing Transactions
Low interest rates benefit these private buyers, while strong fundamentals for the student housing sector attract investment capital from overseas.
Food Is Ruling Retail Real Estate, and Food Trucks are Moving In
E-commerce may be driving consumers away from shopping centers, but food is pulling them back in.
Colony Capital?s Thomas Barrack Extolls Trump?s Virtues at Republican National Convention
Barrack touched briefly on Trump?s track record in the commercial real estate business, including the time when Barrack was charged with negotiating a hotel sale to Trump.
Sales of Existing U.S. Homes Rise to Highest Level in Nine Years
Sales of previously owned homes unexpectedly climbed in June to the highest level in more than nine years, giving a boost to residential real estate.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 22, 2016)
Chain Store Age looks at how Whole Foods has reshaped the retail sector of commercial real estate. Related's 15 Hudson Yards condominiums will offer 106 affordable units from a total of 285, The Real Deal reports. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Manufactured Housing: A Bull And Bear Thesis For This Overlooked REIT Sector
Demographic, economic and criminology studies have shown that many of the negative perceptions of mobile home parks are inaccurate or exaggerated.
Auto Sales, High Demand Lift Industrial Expectations in Detroit
There?s more than one million sq. ft. of build-to-suit construction planned for the Detroit area, according to a CBRE report.
Blackstone?s Profit Rises 2% on Real Estate Sales, Credit
Blackstone Group LP, the world?s largest manager of alternative assets, said second-quarter profit rose 2 percent as it earned more from real estate sales.
Urban Retail Comes to the Forefront in Philadelphia
The flexibility to reach two types of consumers in such a small area is just one of the many advantages of leasing and owning high street retail space.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 21, 2016)
Freddie Mac will face a revived lawsuit related to its handling of subprime mortgages, Business Insider reports. Dallas-based Velocis plans to invest $920 million to purchase 20 properties in the next three years, The Dallas Morning News reports. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Report: June Same-Store Sales Fall Flat at Quick-Service Restaurant Concepts
Traffic fell 1.9 percent for the month, the worst performance for the industry since the weather-hampered month of January 2014.
Data Centers and the Cloud Are Going Green
Data centers look to reduce their environmental footprint.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 20, 2016)
Reuters values Inditex owner Amancio Ortega?s real estate empire. The commercial real estate boom in California may be coming to an end, according to the Times of San Diego. These are among today?s must reads for the commercial real estate industry.
Creating Your Own Rules: The Need for Regulation and Expertise in Alternative Lending Programs
Many marketplace lenders have already started to create these standards internally, and this trend will continue industry-wide.
Non-Traded REITs Weigh Exit Strategies
There are a number of non-traded REITs that are getting a bit ?long in the tooth? and are looking at best case scenarios for exit strategies.
Buy Foreclosed Home for $1,000. Sell for $70,000. Repeat
In 2014, a couple of Cleveland nonprofits teamed up with two for-profit partners and launched an experiment in urban renewal.
Square Feet: Too Nice a Day to Stay in the Office? Then Don?t.
Developers are taking on the challenge of squeezing terraces into office space so workers can relax outdoors.
Best and Worst Apartment Markets in 2016
The strongest and weakest markets so far in 2016 tend to be places where some kind of surprise has upset developers? calculations?for better or worse.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 19, 2016)
MarketWatch looks at how the current economic recovery may end up as the longest since the mid-19th century. Clarion Partners has bought One Victory Park, a high-rise office building in Dallas, reports the Dallas Morning News. These are among today?s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
11 U.S. Cities Showing the Greatest Disparity Between Luxury and Non-Luxury Apartment Rents
What's the going rate on luxury apartments nowadays? Renters and investors alike should be apprised, especially given the high demand for multifamily properties.
Aeropostale Seeks to Auction Assets in Bankruptcy Wind-Down
Teen clothing chain Aeropostale Inc. is preparing to sell all its assets and may bring claims against the private equity firm it said drove it into bankruptcy.
The Biggest Trend to Hit Buildings Since Air Conditioning
The convergence of systems such as heating, cooling, and lighting could lead to substantial savings for the real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 18, 2016)
Blackstone plans to take Invitation Homes public, The Real Deal reports. Spikes in rental rates continue, with a decade record of 9 million between 2005 and 2015, according to MarketWatch. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Turner, AECOM Tapped For $2.5 Billion Construction of LA Rams Stadium
Hollywood Park Land Co., owned by Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke, has picked Turner Construction Co. and AECOM as general contractors overseeing construction of a 70,000-seat stadium for the NFL team.
Self-Storage Sector Maintains Steady Growth
Demand is expected to hold steady as users grow accustomed to storing their goods.
Colliers Keeps Buying Up Affiliates, Long Island Becomes Latest
Colliers International Group continues to roll up affiliates throughout the U.S., this week announcing it added Colliers International Long Island to the corporate fold.
Billionaire Shows How Small Buildings in NYC Can Mean Big Money
Attention to detail -- and a focus on boutique buildings catering to a smaller number of tenants -- has helped bring Axel Stawski a net worth of $2.4 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.