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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for June 27 – July 3: Brooklyn Residential Prices Continue Their Upward Momentum: MHNonline reports average residential sales prices have shown a 14.6% increase in the second quarter compared to the same quarter in 2014 for much of…

RealMassive, RealCopyrightInfringement

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If we take a general snapshot of all the sectors and specialties and trades that exist beneath the umbrella known as “commercial real estate” (or just “real estate,” either way), we could probably distill all these different subsets to about…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for May 2-8, 2015 Overseas Investors Accelerating CRE Property Price Gains: Llenrock Group’s blogger and director of communications contributes to this CoStar Group article on foreign capital and a looming CRE pricing bubble, despite his general lack…

Too Much Money?

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Last fall, speaking on the subject of foreign investment in gateway markets, I posed the following question: Are we at risk of a foreign capital bubble? Particularly in places like Manhattan, foreign investors are entering the markets in droves to…

United We Rent

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I saw a commercial for CoStar Group’s (NYSE: CSGP) recently acquired online apartment listing platform, Apartments.com. It was the first time I saw a prime time TV spot for the site since it was acquired and beefed up by CRE data and…

Napster, Revisited

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Remember Napster? Beginning in 1999, the file-sharing music website changed the face of the music industry, the world of intellectual property law, and arguably, the internet itself. Wildly popular and easy to use, the seminal peer-to-peer file sharing network made…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for December 28 – January 3 CoStar Group lists its favorite 14 predictions for the commercial real estate sector in 2014. Based on feedback from a variety of experts representing Deloitte, Ernst and Young, Cornell University, CBRE…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for August 17-23: Capital One (NYSE: COF) increases its presence in the commercial real estate sector with the acquisition of Beech Street Capital, a relatively new but extremely active CRE lender. Beech Street focuses on multifamily loans and…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Week in Review for December 29, 2012 – January 4, 2013: – On New Year’s Day, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to prevent automatic tax increases in 2013, otherwise known as the “fiscal cliff.” The last-minute deal comes…