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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for February 7-13: RadioShack Goes Bust, Sprint Moves in for the Kill: Venerable small-footprint electronics retailer RadioShack announces its bankruptcy and the potential closure of up to 2,600 of its locations. Meanwhile, wireless provider Sprint pursues an…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for January 31-February 6: Outlook for Real Estate Positive Overall: CBRE (video): Speaking from Singapore, CBRE (NYSE: CBG)’s Global Chief Economist Richard Barkham discusses conditions and expectations for international real estate in 2015. Warehouse Owners Enjoy Another…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for January 24-30: Can Strong Fundamentals Help REITs Overcome Investors’ Sensitivity to Interest Rates?: The Fed has spoken in favor of keeping interest rates low for the first half of 2015, but some expect interest rates to rise…

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…

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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:…