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18 Hours Cities and CRE Investor Interest

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In the evolving world of commercial real estate the most important foci of investing the big bucks is where the investor puts it. Larger cities including Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington D.C.  are the top…

Executive Interview: Carl Wright, Wright Partners

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Carl Wright founded Wright Partners in 1998. Wright Partners is a commercial real estate development company and Patient First’s exclusive developer for the Philadelphia area and all of New Jersey as well as a preferred developer for AutoZone. Carl has…

CRE Mentorship Program Opportunity

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What is one thing all successful people have in common? Mentorship. If you’re a commercial real estate professional in the Greater Philadelphia region looking to network with other developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial and mixed-use real estate…

In Which Llenrock’s Blogger Attempts to Discuss Sports

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We recently filmed an interview with one of the most interesting people in Philadelphia’s business community: Ron Jaworski, former Eagles QB, ESPN analyst, co-owner of the Philadelphia Soul arena football team, successful golf course owner/operator… you get the idea. I…

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: Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group Today we have one Mensch and…

Footing the Bill for Affordable Housing

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As a general rule, real estate development, whether residential or commercial, takes place in response to demand. Sure, we all know that isn’t always the case–in the Philadelphia/South Jersey areas, we’ve seen a few hotels and casinos built with considerable financing and…

Is Student Housing a “Super Senior”?

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If you’ve been to college, you have probably met a few “super seniors”–those students who, for one reason or another, take a year or more extra to complete their degree. Maybe you were a super senior yourself. There are plenty…

Retiring at the Ritz

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There is a great deal of overlap among CRE asset classes, which I think is what makes each so interesting. Medical office buildings, for instance, are office assets modified for use by (duh) the medical profession, which makes them something…

Top 10 U.S. CRE Markets for Multifamily Acquisitions

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Okay. Today we’re looking at another ranking of CRE markets to see which are most popular for the acquisition of a particular asset class, based on data from PwC/ULI’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2014 report (here’s the link). This…