Tag Archive for CRE

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…

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: Doug Frye, Global President and CEO | Colliers International A recent…

Go Vertical!

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One of the big news items this week has been the announcement of voracious real estate buyer Blackstone Group‘s deal to acquire the famous and former world-record-holding Willis Tower in Chicago. The Wall Street Journal first reported the sale at a…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for March 7-13: The Clash of the Disruptors: Reporting on a panel held at MIPIM in Cannes, France, MHN Online describes innovations shaping the real estate technology sector in 2015 and beyond. Crowdsourcing Platform Launched for Global Retail…