Tag: healthcare real estate

Follow the NorthStar

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Today I want to look at NorthStar Realty Finance (NYSE: NRF), a diversified real estate investment and finance firm based in New York City that has quite a few lines of business in the commercial and residential spaces. Here’s a brief…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review for April 19-25: Brixmor CEO Sees Big Upside to Grocery-Anchored Shopping Centers: CoStar Group interviews CEO Mike Carroll. They discuss his REIT’s investment strategy, its IPO, and Blackstone (NYSE: BX). Brookdale and HCP Create…

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: Jay Flaherty, NorthStar Realty Jay Flaherty’s Mensch-hood is a redemption from his designation…

Looking for Capital Appreciation? Consider the MOB!

And when I say MOB, I’m talking about Medical Office Buildings. It’s an acronym. This blog has no affiliation with the mob. Let me start over. The idea for this post came from a great CoStar Group article published last…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

According to Richard LeFrak of the LeFrak Organization, Hurricane Sandy has been extremely costly for real estate owners in New York City, particularly in Downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn. Plumbing and electrical damage in flooded properties will require extensive repairs, he…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review for the Week of June 4th to June 10th – REITs Are the Light at the End of the Economic Tunnel. – It’s Quality vs. Quanity With Glimcher Realty Trust (NYSE:GRT). – REIT Investors…

Are Regulators Players, or Refs?

While attending RealShare Philadelphia 2010 recently, Dr. Peter Linneman, a renowned economist and UPenn professor spoke about the economy and its impact on real estate.  He made a very interesting observation regarding the stagnation in the economy, and subsequently, its…