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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for March 15-21: Weak U.S. Inflation, Housing Data Point to Sluggish Growth: Some analysts attribute February’s sluggish economic growth to the harsh winter that hit much of the country. Some predict that warmer spring weather will create a…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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CNBC’s Kayla Tausche discusses the long-awaited IPO of Empire State Realty Trust, a REIT whose assets include the Empire State Building. The company’s offering has been priced at $13/share: – CBRE (NYSE: CBG)’s Anthony Buono, the company’s head of retail…

The Llenrock Poll

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Tapering it is. Maybe CRE investors–including lenders, developers, and various borrowers–aren’t as spooked by the prospect of rising interest rates as the media may lead us to believe.

Top 10 “Best” Hotel Brands


In this Top 10, we’re not looking at the quality of hotel chains in terms of their amenities, service, and value. Rather, this ranking explores the best-branded hotel chains, ranking them according to public image. Hence the scare-quotes around “Best”–a very…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Week in Review for June 22 – 28: Despite ongoing economic recovery and improving fundamentals in the commercial real estate market, many in the industry report seeing few attractive deals. CoStar’s Randyl Drummer explores the condition, looking at the lopsided…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

Llenrock’s Andrew Benioff sits down with Pat Brala, Chief Financial Officer of Keystone Property Group, to discuss CMBS and the conditions affecting borrowers of debt capital. (This is Part One of Pat’s interview. Visit our YouTube page or tune in…