Tag Archive for LIBOR

Commercial Real Estate Week In Review

Week in Review for August 11 – 17: – “Are Clicks Cannibalizing Bricks?” CoStar reports on the strategies traditional retail chains are using to compete with–and adapt to–online retail. In many cases, this includes closing stores and reducing expansion plans.…

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: Liberty Property Trust With its recent purchase of 30.7 acres of industrial…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Week in Review for July 14 – 20: – Facing a depleted inventory and shrinking cap rates, multifamily REITs like Camden Property Trust (NYSE: CPT) begin to increase development. – As the alternative energy sector scrambles for financing, those involved…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Week in Review for July 7 – 13:  – Thanks to high-quality properties and a strong tenant base, shopping mall REITs will “continue to outperform in the second half of 2012,” says J.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM) REIT analyst Anthony Paolone.…

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.   Mensches of the Week: Larry Page & Sergey Brin Sure, they’ve taken over the Internet, plus everyone’s…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Week in Review for February 25 – March 2: – Morningstar analysts are ambivalent about multifamily REITs’ long-term outlook, despite current favorable conditions in the apartment sector. – General Growth Properties (GGP) buys 11 Sears locations from Sears Holdings (SHLD), including…

Which 8000 First: Calories or Dow?

A little melodramatic?  Perhaps, but it’s hard to come up with a new Thanksgiving reference.  Lord knows there’s not much to be thankful for in the financial markets.  Sorry.  Last one.  In the very near term, it’s going to be…