Tag: Houston

Top 10 U.S. Markets for Re/Development in 2015

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Based on a ranking compiled by the Urban Land Institute and PwC, and published in their annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate report (the graph is on p60 of the pdf), here’s a list of real estate professionals’ top U.S. markets for…

Top 10 U.S. Markets for Office Construction in 2015

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Today we’re doing a ranking of America’s hottest office CRE markets. Since this is a list of markets based on relative development activity, we’re not talking about who has “the most” office product (we know who wins that contest); we’re…

Top 10 Multifamily Markets in the U.S. (First Half of 2015)

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Today we’re drawing from an article published by Commercial Property Executive, which in turn is based on data collected by Yardi Matrix (CPE’s parent company). We’re ranking the most active multifamily development markets in the U.S. based on the number…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for February 7-13: RadioShack Goes Bust, Sprint Moves in for the Kill: Venerable small-footprint electronics retailer RadioShack announces its bankruptcy and the potential closure of up to 2,600 of its locations. Meanwhile, wireless provider Sprint pursues an…

The 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: Lee Bird, At Home Every industry faces a downturn at one point…

Top 9 U.S. Destinations for Foreign Capital in 2014

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It’s time to take another look at foreign investment in commercial real estate, this time focused on cross-border investment in U.S. cities. From Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL)’s research team and their International Capital Sources 2014 report (PDF), here are the…

Affordable Oil: the Winners and Losers

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In the business world, there are very few black-and-white issues.Sure, there are plenty of overzealous bloggers and TV pundits who will quickly reduce the world into the simplest possible terms, explaining away the world’s gray areas in the simplest sound…