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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for April 25-May 1: New York Real Estate May Be in a New Bubble: Analysts warn of unsustainable price escalation in CRE hot spot Manhattan, reports this video from Bloomberg Business. TIAA-CREF Buys Hawaii Mall Stake for $454…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Llenrock Group Founder and Managing Partner Andrew Benioff discusses real estate and capital markets in Philadelphia on Money Matters TV: Jay Leupp, managing director at Lazard Aset Management joins REIT.com to discuss CRE fundamentals and REIT performance:

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week


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: Volvo Globalization is a funny thing. The more “global” a company becomes,…

United We Rent


I saw a commercial for CoStar Group’s (NYSE: CSGP) recently acquired online apartment listing platform, Apartments.com. It was the first time I saw a prime time TV spot for the site since it was acquired and beefed up by CRE data and…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for March 14-20: Blackstone Confirms Deal to Buy Chicago’s Willis Tower: The alternative asset investment giant reportedly shells out $1.3 billion for the trophy property, which is a record for an office tower outside Manhattan, CoStar reports. Standard…

The Business of Cities: a New Paradigm


Last week, Commercial Property Executive released a recap from the MIPIM 2015 City Investment Forum. The article reports: The keynote speakers of Tuesday afternoon’s session at the MIPIM 2015 City Investment Forum were local government officials from Amsterdam, Barcelona, Hamburg,…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for January 17-23: CRE Mezz Debt Market Heats Up on Rising Construction, Refi Activity: Strong fundamentals and competitive interest rates spur a boost in construction and refinancing leading to a hot mezz/bridge debt market. Mitsui Fudosan America Takes…