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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Week in Review for April 7 – 13: – Washington, D.C.-based alternatives manager Carlyle Group prepares for an IPO, which Reuters predicts could fetch as much as $800 million. The initial public offering would bring 10% of its management company to…

Is the old retail model dying? And if so……

How does this affect the commercial real estate industry?  I began thinking about these questions after driving by the local Borders bookstore (NYSE: BGP), though it wasn’t the first time I’ve had these thoughts. After seeing empty storefronts previously occupied…

The Death of the Destination Spa?

When big box retailers go dark in a sour economy, much like Linens ‘N Things or Circuit City (CCQ.F) did last year, it is hard to back fill that space. There simply aren’t enough huge retailers looking to expand when…