Tag Archive for CRE

What’s In Store for Self-Storage

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I was recently trolling Inside Self Storage‘s message boards, because that’s how I roll, and I came upon a conversation among several operators comparing notes on the effect of student populations on university-area self-storage facilities. Particularly of interest was the…

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…