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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for March 29-April 4: Investors Remember Why They Like REITs: Following a lackluster showing in 2013, thanks to interest-rate worries and the rebound of other equities, publicly traded REITs bounce back in Q1, 2014, reports GlobeSt.com. Chinese…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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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: Los Angeles Sure, the city of Los Angeles has its detractors. It’s…

Top 10 U.S. Counties for Millennials

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Today’s Top 10 comes to us from Jones Lang LaSalle’s fascinating Sector Outlook for Fall 2013 (PDF), a report that devotes more than a few pages to exploring the impact of the millennial generation on commercial real estate. From page…

Gridlock and the Modern Developer

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Americans and Europeans have very different relationships to space, at least when it comes to community planning and building design. One reason for this is simply the fact that, in America, space is plentiful. In Europe, not so much. Maybe…

The Transformer

Last week, Bloomberg ran a great story about a doctor-turned-developer named David Lee, whose Jamison Services, Inc. holds over $3 billion in Los Angeles real estate that includes numerous aging office properties. Mr. Lee, who began buying up downtown office…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Week in Review for March 9 – 15: – Writing for The Atlantic Cities, Eric Jaffe discusses the cultural, demographic, and economic conditions reshaping American communities and real estate–and potentially diminishing the role of the suburb. –  Three Philadelphia brokers…