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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for March 7-13: The Clash of the Disruptors: Reporting on a panel held at MIPIM in Cannes, France, MHN Online describes innovations shaping the real estate technology sector in 2015 and beyond. Crowdsourcing Platform Launched for Global Retail…

Executive Interview: Bruce Kirsch, REFM

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Executive Interview: Bruce Kirsch, Founder, President and CEO | Real Estate Financial Modeling (REFM) Bruce Kirsch began his real estate career at CB Richard Ellis, where he marketed high-rise New York City office buildings for re-development in the top-producing Midtown…

Mezz: The Triumphant Return

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Let’s talk about mezzanine capital, an important financing instrument in the commercial real estate world. About six years ago, Llenrock Blog’s Dave Jacobs called “mezz” a new four-letter word. Which is to say it had become a taboo topic in the…

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Up until recently, one of the problems with credit-rating agencies has been the fact that they themselves cannot be “rated.” Whether they do a great (i.e. accurate) job or a lousy (i.e. inaccurate) one, there’s no rating agencies–at least that…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for December 20-26, 2014: Senate Failure to Renew TRIA Sparks Warnings from CRE Industry, Rating Agencies: It is likely that the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act will be renewed once the new Senate convenes in January. Still, some…