Investment Property

International ETF Investment Heats Up

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Sometimes, poor or mediocre real estate performance can actually be a good thing. Sometimes, slow real estate rent growth is a good sign. Wait–really? Well, yes. For some yield-focused international real estate investors, a sluggish market may offer just the…

A Closer Look at a Complicated Continent

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Real estate service provider Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) recently published its annual Global Transparency Index. If you’re not familiar with this unique and very relevant index, here’s the deal: the Global Transparency Index assigns a score to each international…

Crustaceans & Capital

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In the past week, one of the biggest stories from the business world has been the massive restaurant sale okay’d by Orlando-based restaurant operator Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI). In case you’ve been living in a shell at the bottom of…

Sharing

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Let’s go back to kindergarten today and talk a little bit about sharing. It’s a pretty basic concept: you have the blue blocks and your friend Tommy has the green blocks. Your other friend, Susie, has the yellow and orange…