Week in Review

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for January 17-23: CRE Mezz Debt Market Heats Up on Rising Construction, Refi Activity: Strong fundamentals and competitive interest rates spur a boost in construction and refinancing leading to a hot mezz/bridge debt market. Mitsui Fudosan America Takes…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for January 10-16: Is This the Right Time for Forest City to Become a REIT?: National Real Estate Investor considers current conditions and performance in the public REIT sector, asking if diversified owner/developer Forest City has chosen…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for January 3-9, 2015: Return of the King: NYC Takes Back Global Investment Crown from London: The Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) names New York City its #1 international city for real estate investment based…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for December 27, 2014 – January 2, 2015 Schorsch Resigns from Boards of 13 AR Capital Affiliates: Nicholas Schorsch, the billionaire real estate exec behind such noted REITs as American Realty Capital Properties (NASDAQ: ARCP), steps down from…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for December 20-26, 2014: Senate Failure to Renew TRIA Sparks Warnings from CRE Industry, Rating Agencies: It is likely that the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act will be renewed once the new Senate convenes in January. Still, some…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for December 13-19: The Big Winner in the Rental Home Shortage: Wall Street: According to research from Freddie Mac, the availability of single-family rental homes is at a record low–great news for institutional buyers and operators of such rental…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review for December 6-12: In Another Huge Deal, Blackstone Trades Northern CA Office Portfolio to Hudson Pacific for $3.5B: Alternative asset investor Blackstone (NYSE: BX) originally acquired the office portfolio through its acquisition of Equity Office Properties. Analyst:…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for November 29-December 5: Tiny Hotel Rooms Follow High Land Prices in Yotel Growth: Bloomberg discusses the efficiency and revenue potential of micro hotel brand Yotel in high-density markets such as New York City and San Francisco.…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for November 22-28: Can Black Friday Deliver Bang for the Buck to Stocks?: NASDAQ considers current retail fundamentals and examines the nation’s biggest shopping day for its stock market potential. Hudson’s Bay Arranges $1.25B Refinancing on its Saks…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for November 15-21: Brookfield Property Drops Plan to Buy New Jersey’s Revel: More bad news for New Jersey’s flagging gaming industry, which has lost a great deal of business to nearby states with relaxed gambling laws. High Streets:…