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Llenrock Poll Results

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Be sure to take our new poll (right side of the blog) and tell us what you think is the biggest challenge the CRE industry is currently facing!

10 Interesting Mixed-use Developments Under Construction

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With more money to spend, young people are finding value in urban-like characteristics, such as walkability. Mixed-use developments that serve residential needs, public use, office and retail space are becoming increasingly important. Here are our top 10 U.S. mixed-use developments that are yet…

IRR on Real Estate: Investors are heading back to school, and why a Cincinnati streetcar should be named prosperity

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Welcome to our monthly news round-up from our friends at Integra Realty Resources and their blog, IRR on Real Estate! IRR on Real Estate: Investors are heading back to school, and why a Cincinnati streetcar should be named prosperity Here…

Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch: Noun. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person. Schlemiel:  Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail. A loser. Mensch of the Week: Karsten Kallevig, Norges Bank  This past week, Karsten Kallevig was named…

Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch: Noun. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person. Schlemiel:  Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail. A loser. Mensch of the Week: University of Notre Dame We have seen some strong university endowment…

The $2 Billion Move

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This past Tuesday, Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC, the head honcho of apartment management companies, announced their deal to sell a 32-property multi-family portfolio to Blackstone Group LP for $2 billion. The portfolio consists of 10,399 units spanning across well-located market…

Tangled Up in Grassroots Opposition

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I want to talk about the “NIMBY” effect–which is to say, the Not In My Backyard obstructionism that often stymies development and economic growth in communities throughout the country. But before I touch on that, let me touch on a…

RealMassive, RealCopyrightInfringement

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If we take a general snapshot of all the sectors and specialties and trades that exist beneath the umbrella known as “commercial real estate” (or just “real estate,” either way), we could probably distill all these different subsets to about…