Tag: CRE investment

Forest City and the REIT Pipeline

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Diversified commercial real estate owner and developer Forest City is certainly a well-known name in the industry. Some of the company’s most-regarded and valuable projects are in places like New York City and Boston. Particularly high profile is the work of…

Top 10 Planned New York City Developments in 2015

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Ordinarily, I try to keep the Llenrock Blog’s focus on real estate at the national or international level, when it isn’t about something specific to Llenrock’s hometown of Philadelphia. Still, sometimes I can’t avoid doing a feature on New York…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for April 18-24: Sears Names Schall CEO of Real Estate Investment Trust: Benjamin Schall, formerly of Rouse Properties and Vornado Realty Trust, is tapped to lead Sears Holdings’ (NASDAQ: SHLD) newly formed Seritage Growth Properties, a REIT…

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: Cuba If I were to make a list of the slowest…

The 2015 INDIE Awards: Like the GRAMMYs, Only Relevant

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  Here’s something pretty cool. The 2015 Independent Lodging Congress, the indie hospitality conference we announced last Thursday, recently declared the creation of the INDIE Awards, a new national award campaign created to recognize achievement and innovation in the independent…

Top 10 Office Real Estate Markets for Investment in 2015

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Let’s take a look at the hottest office real estate markets for investment in 2015. More specifically, I want to compare two different rankings prepared by separate organizations, the Urban Land Institute (with PwC) and Morgan Stanley (as reported by…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for April 11-17 The Secret Sauce: How Buffalo Wild Wings Turned the Sports Bar into a $1.5 Billion Juggernaut: Bloomberg explores the tremendous growth of the bar/restaurant chain, which has become a substantial driver of retail real…