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What’s In Store for Self-Storage

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I was recently trolling Inside Self Storage‘s message boards, because that’s how I roll, and I came upon a conversation among several operators comparing notes on the effect of student populations on university-area self-storage facilities. Particularly of interest was the…

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 Week in Review

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Week in Review for December 7-13: Blackstone-controlled Hilton Worldwide Holdings (NYSE:HLT), the world’s largest hotel group, completes its highly anticipated IPO. Hilton raises $2.35 billion, reports ABCNews, which makes this public offering the largest of its kind. As the CRE…

Dude… Where’s My Car? Oh, It’s Up There

Certain assets in the commercial real estate industry tend to get all the glory. Ritzy apartment buildings, class-A office towers, and state-of-the-art medical buildings are typically the properties favored for promotional materials and architectural magazines. Assets like parking garages and…