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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for January 18-24: Goodbye Building Slump? Construction Optimism Hits Five-Year High: A survey of general contractors reveals significant improvement in the building industry’s sentiment going into 2014, reports CoStar Group. Builders expect the strongest demand for non-residential construction…

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…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for September 21-27: A key provision of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, signed into law last year, goes into effect. This provision increases the number of individual investors permitted to participate in a private offering,…

Top 10 U.S. Lodging Markets

Today’s Top 10 comes from Integra Realty Resources’ Viewpoint 2013, which includes data from Smith Travel Research. Though hospitality real estate was among the worst-hit CRE sectors during and after the recession, there are signs of substantial recovery in select…

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: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania With a few notable exceptions, most U.S. cities have…