Category: Top 10 Lists

Top 10 Hospitality Trends in 2015

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Today let’s look at the biggest trends to affect the lodging and hospitality industry, particularly as it relates to real estate. Containing selections from 4Hoteliers.com’s original list, here is a ranking of the Top 10 Hospitality Industry Trends in 2015:…

Top 10 Least Millennial-Friendly Markets in the U.S.

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Bloomberg published an article a while back that highlighted the U.S. cities “where millennials can’t afford a home.” Before I touch on that article, I want to draw your attention to another article that came out recently, this time in the Huffington…

Top 10 U.S. Markets for Re/Development in 2015

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Based on a ranking compiled by the Urban Land Institute and PwC, and published in their annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate report (the graph is on p60 of the pdf), here’s a list of real estate professionals’ top U.S. markets for…

Top 9 Residential Property Types by Investment Prospect

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Today’s “Top 10” (top 9, actually) is going to focus on the many subsectors of the residential real estate space. Naturally, there is a great deal of variation, prospect-wise, among the different residential sub-classes–with 2015 outlooks ranging from very poor…

Top 10 U.S. Markets for Office Construction in 2015

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Today we’re doing a ranking of America’s hottest office CRE markets. Since this is a list of markets based on relative development activity, we’re not talking about who has “the most” office product (we know who wins that contest); we’re…

Top 10 Niche/Multiuse Property Types for Development in 2015

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We previously looked at the Top Niche/Multiuse Assets for Investment… now we’re taking a look at the development side. From the Urban Land Institute/PwC-published report Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2015–available here as a pdf (p62)–here are developers’ Top 10 Niche/Multiuse…

CRE Top 7: Debra Cafaro’s Greatest Hits

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Today we’re going to discuss the professional background and accomplishments of one of the most influential people in the REIT space: Debra Cafaro, Chairman and CEO of senior living and skilled-nursing powerhouse Ventas (NYSE: VTR). That’s right: we’re doing another…

Top 10 Niche + Multiuse Property Types for Investment in 2015

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Today we’re leaving the mainstream and exploring “niche” property types like land, self-storage, resorts, and data centers. As usual, I’m drawing today’s ranking from information published in the ULI/PwC’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2015 (see page 62 of the pdf,…

Top 10 CRE Subsectors by Development Prospect in 2015

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Today let’s look once more at the ULI/PwC-published Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2015, an annual report of various real estate conditions, markets and asset classes based on the sentiment of surveyed CRE professionals. Today we’re looking at a ranking of…

Top 10 CRE Subsectors by Investment Prospect in 2015

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Today we’re drawing from data published on page 62 of the PwC/ULI report Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2015 (available as a PDF over here). Based on the feedback of industry professionals at the end of 2014, here is a ranking…