Week in Review

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:…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for November 8-14: S&P Gives Real Estate Its Own Sector to Feed Investor Appetite: Real estate stocks, including those of equity and mortgage REITs, will now exist as an asset class separate from financials on the S&P…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for November 1-7: Campus Crest Announces Sweeping Changes: Student housing REIT Campus Crest Communities (NYSE: CCG) holds its third quarter earnings call and announces major changes, including the “resignation” of members of its executive leadership team, the closure…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for October 25-31: As the Fed Leaves the QE Party, Japan Tops up the Punchbowl: Just as the United States Federal Reserve completes the winding-down of its third quantitative easing program since the financial crisis, Japan surprises everybody…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for October 18-24: Hines Seeks $380 Million to Revamp Storied Venice Hotels: Hines Italia SGR, a joint venture between U.S.-based Hines (NYSE: HIRT) and Italian investor Manfredi Catella, plans to renovate and operate the Hotel Excelsior and…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for October 11-17 REIT Executives Featured in Harvard Business Review’s Top 100 CEO List: Four REIT CEOs are honored: Debra Cafaro of Ventas (NYSE: VTR), Ronald Havner of Public Storage (NYSE: PSA), David Simon of Simon Property Group…