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Green Logic

As in the rest of life, there are very few black-and-white issues when it comes to investing in and developing commercial real estate. Efforts to promote green energy and sustainability are a perfect example. While most of us have seen…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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: Mortgage Resolution Partners (MRP) Of the many challenges the U.S. faces in…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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: Irvine Sellar, developer of the Shard If you recall the nursery rhyme, it’s worth…

Cornell: Stanford of the East?

Last Monday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the winner of New York City’s competition to develop a new applied sciences center on Roosevelt Island. And the winner is… Cornell University, partnering with Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, is the winner of an 11-acre…

Get Low! US Foreclosure Filings

Sometimes things that are not-so-great start to look better, but it doesn’t mean that those things are actually better, like being unemployed and getting an extension on your rent from your landlord. Sure that might sound good, but the problem…