Tag: Florida

Executive Interview: Herb Heiserman, Managing Principal at Streetsense

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Herb Heiserman serves as Managing Principal at DC area-based experience-focused strategy and design firm Streetsense where he helps restaurants both big and small tell their stories. Architecture and design run through Herb’s veins. Before making the leap to merge with…

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: Larry Richey, Cushman & Wakefield Larry Richey, senior managing director…

National Spotlight: Massive MF Property to Rise in Tampa CBD

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National Spotlight: Massive MF Property to Rise in Tampa CBD Project: A 23-story mixed-use/apartment tower in Tampa, Florida‘s increasingly active downtown submarket. Cost and Timeline: the land cost is $6.4 MM, while the projected construction cost has not been announced.…

National Spotlight: Walmart to Build $200M Distribution Center in Central Florida

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National Spotlight: Walmart to Build $200M Distribution Center in Central Florida Location: Polk County, Florida Property/Asset Type: Walmart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has selected a site for a planned $200MM distribution facility for the major U.S.-based retail chain. This is…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for August 9-15: Revel Says It Will Close by Sept. 10: After struggling to remain solvent since its opening a few years ago, the ill-timed mega-resort in Atlantic City is to close its doors at the end of…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Jonathan Gray, head of global real estate at Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX), discusses its Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) investment with CNBC: – In Florida, irate condo owners are suing investors who are attempting to convert their properties to apartments but offering…

Top 10 U.S. Retail Markets by Transaction Volume

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Here’s another Top 10 list based on data published by Integra Realty Resources in its Viewpoint 2014 article. As always, thanks to data/consulting service IRR for the excellent research. Here are the Top 10 U.S. Retail Markets according to 2013 Deal Volume: 10. Boston 9. DC Metro…

The “Splenda” Market

Some people prefer Mexican Coke to U.S.-bottled Coke because the former is made with cane sugar, the latter with high-fructose corn syrup. They swear they can tell the difference. Similarly, it’s pretty easy for many people to tell the difference…

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: Agree Realty Corp. Without question, America’s retail sector is one of the…

Top 15 Worst Performing Housing Markets

Here’s a list of the 15 Housing Markets with the Worst Outlook for the Next Five Years: Amarillo, Texas. Annualized expected growth from 2011-2016: +1.1 percent. College Station-Bryan, Texas. Annualized expected growth from 2011-2016: +1.1 percent. Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky-Indiana. Annualized expected…