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Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Jonathan Gray, head of global real estate at Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX), discusses its Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) investment with CNBC: – In Florida, irate condo owners are suing investors who are attempting to convert their properties to apartments but offering…

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: The Human Nose Yes, I know this is a bit of…

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: Sheldon Solow It’s no secret that Manhattan office space is some…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Here’s some news that may one day affect the traditional and online retail sectors, if not the future of humanity. Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) unveils the prototype for a new, helicopter-like drone intended to deliver items in under…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Tom Flexner, global head of real estate for Citi Group (NYSE: C), discusses his top picks for CRE investment: industrial, lodging, and multifamily. Mr. Flexner is less confident about single-family rentals, an asset class he says is losing steam as…

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: Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone Group There are few companies I discuss more than…