Tag: Fed

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for August 15-21: Fed Optimistic, But Not Quite Ready to Pull the Trigger: Fed Chair Janet Yellen and the Federal Open Market Committee cite continued growth throughout the U.S. economy, but suggest they may once again postpone…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for July 11-17: Don’t Expect Multifamily Rents Alone to Catalyze Higher Inflation: National Real Estate Investor discusses the economic conditions that would likely prompt inflation. A huge wave of new multifamily supply is hitting the market, NREI reports,…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for June 20-26 How Might a Fed Rate Hike Impact Real Estate Investing? In a Bloomberg interview, Mark Gibson, CEO of HFF, discusses some of the possibilities. International Capital Now Involved in Nearly 20% of Total CRE U.S. Sales Volume: In…

Inflation: What Does It Mean for CRE?

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I want to talk about how inflation influences the commercial real estate industry. The idea was inspired by an article published by Commercial Property Executive back in January, entitled “The Benefits of Low Inflation.” I want to explore the article a little…

Top 10 Commercial Real Estate Stories of 2014

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Today we’re taking a trip down memory lane and looking back at the biggest, most exciting U.S. CRE deals of 2014. Enjoy this look back at the past year of commercial real estate stories from the Llenrock Blog! 10. Brookfield Property Drops…

Simon, Annaly, & the Return of the REIT ETF

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It’s been a while since we talked about ETFs, so today we’re going to revisit exchange-traded funds and see how they’re faring in relation to the REIT sector. But first, why would anyone invest in a REIT ETF, as opposed…

Top 10 CRE News Stories of 2013!

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It’s once again time for our VH1-style commercial real estate countdown! As we begin a new year, let’s look back at the biggest news stories to affect the CRE industry in 2013. You may notice this is a very Philly-centric list,…

Guest Post: Moving Forward – Interest Rates & Income Streams in 2014

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We’re excited to introduce a new contributor to the Llenrock Blog: John Prisk of real estate services firm Marcus & Millichap. Today, Mr. Prisk discusses the Fed’s decision to begin tapering, conditions affecting operating costs, and the challenges of increasing revenue…