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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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China Developers Offering Home Buybacks in Weakest Markets: In an effort to spur their flagging residential real estate markets, developers in two of China’s worst-performing real estate markets are offering to buy back homes at above the original sale price, Bloomberg reports. Developers…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for May 31-June 6 JPMorgan Chase Grabs 58-Acre Suburban Delaware Office Campus: The finance giant acquires the Wilmington, Delaware South Campus of biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. Angola’s $7 Billion Waterfront Project Stalks Hilton Hotels: In the Angola capital Luanda, developers…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review for April 19-25: Brixmor CEO Sees Big Upside to Grocery-Anchored Shopping Centers: CoStar Group interviews CEO Mike Carroll. They discuss his REIT’s investment strategy, its IPO, and Blackstone (NYSE: BX). Brookdale and HCP Create…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for April 5-11: Congressman Fires Up Debate on REO-to-Rental: U.S. Rep. Mark Takano (D-California) calls for greater oversight of securities backed by single-family rental homes, wary that this asset class and its bonds may pose a threat to…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for March 29-April 4: Investors Remember Why They Like REITs: Following a lackluster showing in 2013, thanks to interest-rate worries and the rebound of other equities, publicly traded REITs bounce back in Q1, 2014, reports GlobeSt.com. Chinese…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for March 8-14: Senators Outline Plan to Phase Out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: The bipartisan plan would drastically change the United States’ housing capital markets, ultimately putting an end to the two GSEs and establishing a…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch:  Noun, informal. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person.  Schlemiel:  Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail; a loser. Mensch of the Week: Hilton Hotels and/or Blackstone Group In a sign that the lodging sector…

Top 10 Hotel Deals of Q3 2013

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Today we have a list of the Top 10 Hotel Deals of the 3rd Quarter, based on data from LW Hospitality Advisors and Hotel Business News. Many thanks to Dan Lesser, President/CEO of LW Hospitality, for passing this info along…