Tag Archive for Florida

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…

Top 10 Master Planned Communities

Top 10 Master Planned Communities in the U.S.: 10. Woodbury (The Irvine Company), Irvine, CA 9. Monterra (CC Devco Homes), Cooper City, FL 8. Providence (Focus Property Group), Las Vegas, NV 7. Mountain’s Edge (Focus Property Group), Las Vegas, NV…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Commercial Real Estate Week In Review For The Week of April 16th to April 22nd –  Health Care Industry Construction Operating at Full Force. – Still Some Hurdles to be Jumped to Invest in China. – Warren Buffet Looks Abroad for…

China Puts Up Red Tape

During a period where almost any news pertaining to the housing market is bad news, its always surprising to read about a place where demand is outpacing supply, and yes of course I am talking about China.  Where as in…