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2014: The Year of the Hotel?

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It’s hard to believe it’s almost 2015. As we near December, we approach the season of year-end reviews and Top 10 lists and retrospectives analyzing the conditions and dynamics that made the past year what it was. Naturally, Llenrock Blog…

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: Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group Today we have one Mensch and…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for August 30-September 5 Office Landlord Paramount Group Files for Massive IPO: The major real estate company, currently the largest privately owned real estate company in the U.S., holds trophy office assets in gateway CBDs such as Manhattan,…

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…