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Top Six Office Markets of 2015

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Today we’re drawing from a piece published by National Real Estate Investor to look at the Six U.S. Office Markets with the Highest Occupancy Rates. Enjoy. 6. Portland, Oregon (vacancy rate: 9.1%) The Northwestern city saw rents increase by nearly…

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: Arne Sorenson, Marriott International Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) and Starwood Hotels & Resorts…

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:  The U.S. Retail Sector Our Mensch of the Week is the…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for October 31-November 6: China’s ‘Smurfs’ Beat Cash Controls, Sending Real Estate Soaring: So-called “smurfing” is the process in which Chinese nationals and others quietly slip their wealth across borders through many small transactions to different parties. This…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

The Blackstone Group LP logo hangs in the company's offices in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Blackstone Group LP, the second-biggest U.S. office landlord, has said it expects strong interest from sovereign-wealth funds for properties it plans to sell starting this year. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Week in Review for September 26-October 2: Blackstone Gets $15.8 Billion for Biggest Ever Real Estate Fund: According to Bloomberg, 90% of the pool was gathered from institutions in only four months; the rest of the fund was raised from…

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…