Tag Archive for New York City

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…

WeWork and the Coworking Revolution

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Call it a disruptive force or simply an innovative real estate play, but there’s no question that coworking hubs like those popularized by NYC-born WeWork are revolutionizing the real estate sector. While coworking and its typical open-office floor plans are certainly not…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for January 31-February 6: Outlook for Real Estate Positive Overall: CBRE (video): Speaking from Singapore, CBRE (NYSE: CBG)’s Global Chief Economist Richard Barkham discusses conditions and expectations for international real estate in 2015. Warehouse Owners Enjoy Another…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for January 3-9, 2015: Return of the King: NYC Takes Back Global Investment Crown from London: The Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) names New York City its #1 international city for real estate investment based…