Tag Archive for CRE finance

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for October 18-24: Hines Seeks $380 Million to Revamp Storied Venice Hotels: Hines Italia SGR, a joint venture between U.S.-based Hines (NYSE: HIRT) and Italian investor Manfredi Catella, plans to renovate and operate the Hotel Excelsior and…

The Top 10 People in CRE Finance

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Today we present the top ten entries from a list of the top 50 players in the U.S. commercial real estate finance sector. I’m a little bummed that I didn’t make it onto the list–instead they chose some guy named…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch: Noun. 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: Vail Resorts, Inc. Last Tuesday, our Schlemiel of the Week was…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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China Developers Offering Home Buybacks in Weakest Markets: In an effort to spur their flagging residential real estate markets, developers in two of China’s worst-performing real estate markets are offering to buy back homes at above the original sale price, Bloomberg reports. Developers…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for June 14-20: Starwood Retail to Buy 7 Taubman Malls for $1.4B: Michigan-based shopping mall REIT Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) takes advantage of growing investor interest in quality shopping mall assets by selling a portfolio of…

Building, Storing, & Shipping Green

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Many of us associate factories and other industrial facilities with environmental degradation and pollution. We’ve all seen the ubiquitous image of the smoke stack belching sooty clouds into the sky. It’s a pretty common conception of the industrial sector, one…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Michelle Russo, founder and principal of Hotel Asset Value Enhancement, discusses value-add opportunities in the lodging sector with Andrew Benioff of Llenrock Group. (This is Part 3. Visit our YouTube Channel to see the rest!) David Goldfisher, co-founder and principal…