Tag Archive for Retail

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for May 23-29: Large Portfolio Deals Underscore Investor Appetite for Hotels: CoStar Group discusses the improving lodging fundamentals behind Moody National REIT I‘s recent high-profile, big-ticket portfolio buy that comprised 149 select-service lodging properties. Starwood Capital Group,…

Inflation: What Does It Mean for CRE?

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I want to talk about how inflation influences the commercial real estate industry. The idea was inspired by an article published by Commercial Property Executive back in January, entitled “The Benefits of Low Inflation.” I want to explore the article a little…

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: Edith Macefield (1921-2008) Today’s choice for Mensch of the Week is…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for March 28-April 3: Blackstone Is Said to Raise $14.5 Billion for Real Estate Fund: The alternative-asset investment giant  breaks its own real estate fundraising record, set previously by its Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII fund, which…

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: Volvo Globalization is a funny thing. The more “global” a company becomes,…

Thanks For Sharing: The Co-Working Boom Continues

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Here’s how Wikipedia defines co-working: Coworking is a style of work that involves a shared working environment, often an office, and independent activity. Unlike in a typical office environment, those coworking are usually not employed by the same organization.[1] Typically…

Move Over, John Mackey

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If you’re working with retail real estate, particularly community shopping centers and power centers, you may be a little bit nervous. It’s no secret that many large retail chains are paring down their location count, exploring smaller-concept stores in high-density…