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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…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for September 21-27: A key provision of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, signed into law last year, goes into effect. This provision increases the number of individual investors permitted to participate in a private offering,…