Tag Archive for India

Diversifying Further

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I’m no wizard of stocks or bonds or real estate investment, but I do know that a healthy investment portfolio tends to be well diversified. That’s a cornerstone of every sort of fund or investment vehicle I can think of,…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Here’s some news that may one day affect the traditional and online retail sectors, if not the future of humanity. Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) unveils the prototype for a new, helicopter-like drone intended to deliver items in under…

Second Thoughts on the BRIC Markets

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Last year, we ran a Top 10 list exploring the world’s top “booming” CRE markets, as selected by CNBC. Each market was ranked according to five-year price growth. Not surprisingly, China came in at number one–with five-year growth of 110.9%…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for October 19-25: American Realty Capital Properties (NASDAQ: ARCP), a REIT focused on free standing, net leased properties, announces the planned acquisition of its competitor, Cole Real Estate Investments (NYSE: COLE). A previous, significantly lower offer for…

The Llenrock Poll

The results are in from our latest poll! Clearly, perceptions of government stability are a major factor in international CRE funding… See our previous polls here.

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Week in Review for November 26-December 2: -The National Retail Federation reports a successful Black Friday weekend, which brought in $52.4 billion (over last year’s $45 billion) -CapitaLand (CATL.SI) mulls transferring $5.3 billion of China development projects into new REIT -Alexandria…

(Cautiously) Optimistic about the Future

Recently, the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) held its annual gathering in Chicago, where Leanne Lachman (of Lachman Associates and Columbia Business School) presented some important facts about worldwide population trends. As reported in IREI‘s monthly newsletter, the future of commercial…