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The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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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: Walmart If you’re surprised to see retail giant Walmart (NYSE: WMT) is…

Top 10 U.S. Real Estate Markets in 2014

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Today’s list comes from data published in PwC and ULI’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2014 report, which is based on input from CRE professionals in a variety of sectors and services. These cities are ranked according to the quality…

Top 10 Largest Hotels in the World

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From WhichCountry.co, here’s a ranking of the 10 Largest Hotels in the World. The properties are ranked according to number of rooms: 10. Excalibur Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas. Rooms: 4008. Floors 28 (2 Towers).  9. Ambassador City, Jomtien Pattaya,…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Tom Flexner, global head of real estate for Citi Group (NYSE: C), discusses his top picks for CRE investment: industrial, lodging, and multifamily. Mr. Flexner is less confident about single-family rentals, an asset class he says is losing steam as…

Florida, Arizona…Colorado?

By tradition, America’s retirees are expected to migrate south. Florida, of course, holds the time-honored stereotype of golf courses, bridge games, and those electric scooters with the baskets on the front. Arizona is another popular destination. I have always assumed…