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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for October 18-24: Hines Seeks $380 Million to Revamp Storied Venice Hotels: Hines Italia SGR, a joint venture between U.S.-based Hines (NYSE: HIRT) and Italian investor Manfredi Catella, plans to renovate and operate the Hotel Excelsior and…

Next Moves

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Amazon.com, one of the great success stories of the late-90s tech boom and an e-commerce juggernaut of the last decade or so, rarely shies away from surprising investors, customers, and the media alike. While Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) is no longer…

Repercussions of a REIT Data Breach

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Identity theft is an unfortunate by-product of our increasingly interconnected and digital financial world. Perhaps you’ve been a victim of identity theft yourself. I have: I once read my debit card’s billing statement and discovered a series of retail transactions in the…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Byron Hynes, Managing Director at AMP Capital Shopping Centres, says the latest retail sales figure is a ‘blip’ and expects sales in Australia to remain strong until Christmas.   Sin City’s Tech Rehab:Could downtown Las Vegas be the next Silicon…

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: Vail Resorts, Inc. Last Tuesday, our Schlemiel of the Week was…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for September 6-12: Retail Sales Increase in U.S. by Most in Four Months: The U.S. retail sector ends the summer on a high note as the nation’s consumer sentiment index reaches an impressive high. RadioShack Warns of…

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: Police Chief J. Scott Thomson Camden, NJ Today I am thrilled…