Tag Archive for New York City

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…

John Mackey Takes Over the World

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Throughout history, various people have tried to take over the world: Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Napoleon, Brain from Pinky and the Brain… the list goes on. Nowadays, world domination is less a matter of military campaigns (recent events in…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for February 22-28: Plan to Redevelop Brooklyn Sugar Factory Hits Snag: De Blasio: The developer of an ambitious multifamily project on the site of Brooklyn’s former Domino Sugar Factory faces an unforeseen obstacle in the form of New…

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: Eliot Spitzer? Yes. Eliot Spitzer, New York State’s former attorney general…

Meet the Neighbors

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I talk a lot about the United States’ most active and high-profile CRE markets. New York City, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco have all gotten a lot of attention for their frequent deals, new developments, and economic and population growth.…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Following the mayoral election of Bill De Blasio, CNBC explores the New York City real estate market’s outlook and potential tax environment: – A look at Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX)’s single-family rental portfolio and the assets’ securitization:

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: Christopher Cowdray  Things have gotten pretty exciting around here as we…