Tag Archive for CRE investment

Diversifying Further

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I’m no wizard of stocks or bonds or real estate investment, but I do know that a healthy investment portfolio tends to be well diversified. That’s a cornerstone of every sort of fund or investment vehicle I can think of,…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for July 5-11: Fed, Confident in Economy, Details End of Bond-Buying Program: Fed Chairman Janet Yellen announces the conclusion of the Fed’s bond-buying economic stimulus program this October. American Homes CEO Sees More Takeovers Amid Consolidation: Single-family…

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: Airbnb, somehow I wasn’t sure whether to make Airbnb our Mensch of…

New Era for Commercial Development

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The financial downturn affected commercial real estate and related industries in a profound way, but in addition to all the financial hardship, it also ushered in a new era and new real estate cycle. Certain asset classes are less valuable…

Property in the Promised Land

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Today we’re talking about Israel. While the politically embattled Jewish nation is and has long been at the center of something of a geographical powder keg, it has much to offer beyond perpetually imminent war with just about every one…