Tag Archive for CRE investment

The Retail Cure

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Healthcare real estate comes in many forms. One of the most exciting and vibrant branches of the healthcare property sector is not based on hospital campuses or office parks at all, but rather in your local shopping center. I’m speaking,…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for December 20-26, 2014: Senate Failure to Renew TRIA Sparks Warnings from CRE Industry, Rating Agencies: It is likely that the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act will be renewed once the new Senate convenes in January. Still, some…

Spin Doctors

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It seems one of the most prominent trends in the business world is that of consolidation. Over recent decades, we have seen car companies absorb other car manufacturers, tech companies like Facebook have absorbed smaller start-ups like Instagram, and even…

From China to London to Spain

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Borders are a funny thing. Some borders come with walls, some borders (like political lines drawn between countries) are a bit more permeable. When it comes to the lines separating the world’s nations, few things flow across international borders with…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for November 22-28: Can Black Friday Deliver Bang for the Buck to Stocks?: NASDAQ considers current retail fundamentals and examines the nation’s biggest shopping day for its stock market potential. Hudson’s Bay Arranges $1.25B Refinancing on its Saks…

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. Mensches of the Week: Bart Blatstein and Paul Steelman Today we have two mensches of…

Virgin Territory

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Let’s talk about Virgin Group, Ltd., Sir Richard Branson‘s multinational venture capital corporation. There’s a lot we can learn from this fascinating, diverse conglomeration of Virgin-branded companies, particularly now that the company has launched its own hotel brand in the…