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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for June 21-27: Mercedes Teams with Infiniti on $1.4 Billion Mexico Plant: The joint venture between car companies Daimler AG (FRA: DAI) and Nissan Motor Co. (TYO: 7201) will produce up to 300,000 Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti brand cars at this…

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: Walgreen’s  A couple years ago, Llenrock blogger Matt Welter asked, Is the…

Waterfront 2.0

Pop quiz! What do most major cities have in common? They were all built near a significant body of water–be it a river, lake, or ocean. While modern cities’ commerce and transportation don’t depend on marine traffic the way they…

Reviving Retail in Philadelphia

What do kids do for fun today? Certainly not “hang out at the local mall,” based on my recent experience at the Granite Run Mall in suburban Philadelphia. The place was a ghost town. The declining popularity of shopping malls is not…