Tag Archive for New York City

Philadelphia: New Ideas for an Old City

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Philadelphia is one of America’s oldest cities, and is the second-largest of the nation’s Colonial-era metropolises. Like New York City, like Boston and Baltimore and a few other historic cities in the U.S., Philadelphia has a rich history and a lot…

Forest City and the REIT Pipeline

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Diversified commercial real estate owner and developer Forest City is certainly a well-known name in the industry. Some of the company’s most-regarded and valuable projects are in places like New York City and Boston. Particularly high profile is the work of…

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: Washington, D.C. Since the Energy Star program is the province of…

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: Brenda Crisp, SVP & National Lead for Industrial Property Management, Jones Lang…

A Towering Investment

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I suppose we should discuss the famous and gigantic Willis Tower, formerly known as Sears Tower, in downtown Chicago. The big news of the past week or so has been the revelation that the famous tower’s ownership is planning the…