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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for April 5-11: Congressman Fires Up Debate on REO-to-Rental: U.S. Rep. Mark Takano (D-California) calls for greater oversight of securities backed by single-family rental homes, wary that this asset class and its bonds may pose a threat to…

Top 10 Theoretical Skyscrapers in the World

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There are numerous, beautifully designed towers throughout the world, but many of the most daring skyscrapers often go unbuilt. Today we’re looking at the Top 10 Tallest Unbuilt Skyscrapers in the World!  This list and related information come from the…

Top 10 Worst Markets for Echo Boomers

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This ranking comes from the Urban Land Institute’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, available from their site as a PDF. Here are the Top 10 WORST U.S. Markets for Echo Boomers: Albuquerque St. Louis Tucson Memphis Providence, RI New Orleans Cleveland Sacramento Las Vegas…

Architecture and Stuff

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Here’s something pretty cool. Curbed.com, my go-to destination for layperson-friendly real estate news and pictures of condos I can’t afford, recently announced a new competition to honor and profile the nation’s most dynamic up-and-coming professionals in the fields of architecture…

This Is Where the Cool Kids Will Live

Last fall, Philadelphia-based Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) raised a few eyebrows when it announced a new joint venture with luxury home builder Toll Brothers (NYSE: TOL). Since it’s known as an owner/operator of office properties in the Mid-Atlantic (and…