Tag Archive for Houston

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…

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…

Hot Topics in Commercial Real Estate

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What is the most important issue affecting commercial real estate in 2014? If you’re like me, you can probably think of quite a few answers to that question. For everyone working in the commercial real estate industry, there will be…

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…