Tag: oil

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:  The U.S. Retail Sector Our Mensch of the Week is the…

Top Five Real Estate Investment Trends of 2015

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Today we’re looking at a list of the top trends influencing CRE investment this year. The article was published at the beginning of the year by Real Estate Weekly. Here are the Top Five Real Estate Investment Trends of 2015:…

Guest Post: A News Round-up from IRR on Real Estate

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Enjoy today’s guest post from our friends at Integra Realty Resources and their blog, IRR on Real Estate! Oil’s fall isn’t the end of Texas real estate, and why you should be counting cranes Here are the news stories you…

Top 10 U.S. Multifamily Markets by Vacancy Rate

There are a number of ways to determine the nation’s “top” multifamily markets. It all depends on one’s specialty or investment strategy. Even so, this ranking, based on late-2012 vacancy data from ReisReports, is a good place to start. Here…

Obama & US Energy Policy

During the 2008 presidential campaign, Jon Stewart observed that Obama, on the subject of racism, “spoke to Americans as though they were adults”. I tend to agree and it proved a pivotal moment for Obama, and the country as a…

More on the Middle East

I’ll start with the following reminder: Libya represents a small fraction of the world’s daily oil production. Do not be fooled by headlines regarding the ramblings of that maniac Gadhafi and/or which city he’s killing civilians in that day. The…