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The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week


Mensch  Noun, informal. 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: Dr. Sam Chandan Today’s Mensch of the Week receives his honor for…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review


Week in Review for May 3-9: Yellen Cites Housing, Geopolitical Tensions as Economic Risks: Janet Yellen, head of the Federal Reserve, discusses threats to the United States’ economic recovery. CMBS Market Comes Charging Back to Life: Major CMBS deals completed in…

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.