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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: Larry Silverstein, Silverstein Properties Larry Silverstein, the Brooklyn-born real estate developer and…

Are You Brand Aware?

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Let’s talk about brands. Specifically, how does branding relate to the commercial real estate world? Back in March, an article on Entrepreneur.com ranked the Top 120 Most Trusted Brands, based on feedback from its readers. The results were a combination of…

A New Chapter for Barnes & Noble?

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The good news is, Americans read books. They may not be reading the most intellectually stimulating books, nor the most useful books, but at least they’re reading. What’s the bad news? The answer to that depends on who you are and…

The Mensches & 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. Mensches of the Week: The Winners of PREC’s 2014 Mid-Atlantic Real Estate White Paper Competition! If…

Top 10 U.S. Retail Markets by Transaction Volume

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Here’s another Top 10 list based on data published by Integra Realty Resources in its Viewpoint 2014 article. As always, thanks to data/consulting service IRR for the excellent research. Here are the Top 10 U.S. Retail Markets according to 2013 Deal Volume: 10. Boston 9. DC Metro…

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: Steve Finley, Finley Catering Like many cities afflicted by years of…

Slim Store, Hefty Returns

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A few months ago we published a list of the Top 9 Retailers according to their annual sales per square foot, which was originally posted on RetailSales and USA Today’s website. The list includes some names you would typically associate…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for March 8-14: Senators Outline Plan to Phase Out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: The bipartisan plan would drastically change the United States’ housing capital markets, ultimately putting an end to the two GSEs and establishing a…