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Week in Review for April 11-17 The Secret Sauce: How Buffalo Wild Wings Turned the Sports Bar into a $1.5 Billion Juggernaut: Bloomberg explores the tremendous growth of the bar/restaurant chain, which has become a substantial driver of retail real…

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Week in Review for March 28-April 3: Blackstone Is Said to Raise $14.5 Billion for Real Estate Fund: The alternative-asset investment giant  breaks its own real estate fundraising record, set previously by its Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII fund, which…

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Week in Review for March 21-27, 2015: Why the Most Popular Cities Are Out of Reach for Young Professionals: Bloomberg explores the real estate, construction, and demographic trends creating a high barrier to entry for young professionals in key U.S.…

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Week in Review for March 14-20: Blackstone Confirms Deal to Buy Chicago’s Willis Tower: The alternative asset investment giant reportedly shells out $1.3 billion for the trophy property, which is a record for an office tower outside Manhattan, CoStar reports. Standard…

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Week in Review for March 7-13: The Clash of the Disruptors: Reporting on a panel held at MIPIM in Cannes, France, MHN Online describes innovations shaping the real estate technology sector in 2015 and beyond. Crowdsourcing Platform Launched for Global Retail…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for February 28-March 6: British Property Is Safe Haven for Dirty Money, Report Says: According to Transparency International UK, much foreign capital flowing into British investment properties was derived and sourced illicitly. The UK property investments are essentially being used…

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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…