Tag: California

Top 10 U.S. States with the Most Private CRE Offerings


SEC Regulation D, as instituted a couple years ago under the authority of the JOBS Act, has certainly changed the CRE investment landscape. Crowdfunding and upstart traditional funds alike are having a significant impact on which projects and which markets…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Independent Lodging Congress Preview… Elizabeth Braman of CRE crowdfunding platform Realty Mogul discusses her company’s approach to hospitality capital (part 1). Farmland REIT Gladsone Land on how the company is weathering California’s severe drought:

National Spotlight: Huge Influx of New Resi Inventory in SoCal


National Spotlight: Huge Influx of New Resi Inventory in SoCal  Place: Ventura County, CA, north of Los Angeles Project: California-based agriculture and real estate development firm Limoneira plans to capitalize on strong LA-area residential demand with the development of as many…

Don’t Panic! Okay, Maybe Panic a Little Bit


On Tuesday, as I’m sure many of you know, a 4.0 earthquake struck the San Francisco Bay Area. Other than some hairline cracks in plaster walls, and maybe a few agitated house pets, the damage, thankfully, was minimal.  Since it occurred at 6:49…

Top 10 Least Millennial-Friendly Markets in the U.S.

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Bloomberg published an article a while back that highlighted the U.S. cities “where millennials can’t afford a home.” Before I touch on that article, I want to draw your attention to another article that came out recently, this time in the Huffington…

Hostels + Poshtels

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Hostels + Poshtels | A Guest Post from Independent Lodging Congress Hostels are often viewed as a cheap place to stay, generally occupied by young travelers. However, as these travelers begin to occupy more of the market space, they bring…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for July 18-24: CRE Investments a Bright Spot for CalPERS, CalSTRS in Otherwise Mediocre Returns: Though these massive California pensions saw a tremendous hit to their real estate holdings during the recession, improved CRE fundamentals and new strategy…

How Many Fund Managers Does It Take To Screw In a Light Bulb?

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If the folks over at CalPERS–California’s public employees’ retirement system and the largest pension fund in the country–are interested in telling jokes by the water cooler, I imagine one of these jokes is something like the one I’ve used as…