Category: Week in Review

IRR on Real Estate: Why Philadelphia Developers Love Bikes, and More Top Stories in CRE this Week

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It’s time for our monthly guest post from Integra Realty Resources and their blog, IRR on Real Estate! IRR on Real Estate: Why Philadelphia Developers Love Bikes, and More Top Stories in CRE this Week Here are the news stories…

Week-in-Review: Blackstone’s Profits Fall, Brookfield Closes $9B Property Fund

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Blackstone’s Profit Falls 77% in Quarter as Asset Sales Slow: The world’s largest manager of alternative assets, Blackstone Group LP, announced on Thursday the drop in their first quarter profits which fell by 77% from unstable markets. According to Bloomberg, Blackstone’s…

CRE Week-in-Review

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Commercial Real Estate Week-in-Review for April 2 – 8 Blackstone Names Real Estate Veteran as Asia-Pacific Chairman: This week, Christopher Heady was promoted to chairman of Blackstone Group LP’s Asia-Pacific region.  Heady is named as a 16-year veteran banker who helped…

Commercial Real Estate Week-In-Review

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Week-in-Review for March 26 – April 1, 2016 Anbang Drops $14 Billion for Starwood Hotels: Anbang Drops $14 Billion Bid For Starwood Hotels – Earlier this week China’s Anbang Insurance Group Co. Ltd. made a surprising move when it dropped a…

Commercial Real Estate Week-in-Review

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CRE Week-in-Review for March 19th – 25th Marriott Back in the picture as Starwood Accepts its Higher Offer: After a tumultuous couple of weeks for Marriott International’s acquisition of Starwood Hotels Resorts Worldwide, the international hotel change is back on board…

Commercial Real Estate Week-in-Review

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Week-in-Review for March 12th – 18th China’s P2P Property Lending Growth Six Times Faster Than Banks: China’s peer-to-peer lending for property increased six times faster versus loans that were handed out by banks. The high increase is a result of borrowers…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

CRE week in review

Week-in-Review for March 5th – 11th U.S. Commercial Property Prices Drop for First Time in Six Years: On Monday, the Moody/RCA Commercial Property Price index dropped 0.3% from December, which was surprisingly led by office and industrial buildings with a…

Commercial Real Estate Week-in-Review

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Week-in-Review for February 27th – March 4th Drexel and Brandywine Team Up on $3.5B Project in Philadelphia: Drexel University and Brandywine Realty Trust are teaming up to develope Schuykill Yards, a 14-acre master planned community in Philadelphia that will be…