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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for October 19-25: American Realty Capital Properties (NASDAQ: ARCP), a REIT focused on free standing, net leased properties, announces the planned acquisition of its competitor, Cole Real Estate Investments (NYSE: COLE). A previous, significantly lower offer for…

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The New York Times ran a great article last weekend, describing an unusual problem that has emerged for real estate agents and brokers in New York: according to a state law, these professionals are not permitted to hold “corporate titles”…

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: Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter Readers of Llenrock’s Mensch & Schlemiel…

LEEDing the Way

Now that winter has truly arrived–reminding me once again what 20 degrees with a wind chill feels like–I’ve started thinking about energy efficiency and what it would take to avoid massive heating bills for my apartment from now until April.…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Week in Review for December 31-January 6: – Jon Cheigh, portfolio manager of the Cohen and Steers Realty Fund (CSRSX) goes to unusual lengths in researching potential REIT investments, including posing as a shopper or an apartment applicant – A…