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Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going

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Obviously, it’s been a busy year for commercial real estate. CoStar Group recently published a great news round-up, voted on by their readers, of the top CRE news stories of 2015. If you take a look at that article, you…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for December 19th – 25th Congress Again Rubberstamps Temporary Extension of Investor Visa Program Popular Among Developers: As part of the year-end federal spending and new tax bill, Congress once again has extended the U.S. Immigrant Investor…

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: David J. Adelman President and CEO, Campus Apartments Student housing is…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for September 19-25: Discounts in U.S. Real Estate Stocks Set Stage for Buyout Spree: According to Green Street Advisors, many large REITs are trading at a considerable discount in comparison to the market value of their individual…

REITs and Rates and Other Things that Begin with R

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Today’s discussion of commercial real estate fundamentals and economic conditions is brought to you by the letter… R! R is for rate… R is for REIT… R is for regulation, and research, and… I don’t know, rhinoceros. Okay, I’m not…

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: Fred Tuomi, President and COO of Colony American Homes, and Doug…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for September 12-18: Global Economy Worries Prompt Fed to Hold Rates Steady: The Dow plummets 200 points as investors react to the Fed’s bearishness. Carlyle Fills $4.2 Billion War Chest for Seventh U.S. CRE Fund: the opportunistic…

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,…