Tag: Starwood Capital Group

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for October 24-30, 2015 Cash Is King as PE Firms Buy $20 Billion of Multifamily Property in Two Weeks: Move over REITs: huge multifamily portfolios are being acquired by America’s most active private equity firms, including Starwood…

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: A. Alfred Taubman, Shopping Mall Developer and Philanthropist (1924-2015) Our Mensch…

Big Money Returns to Suburban Office Markets

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Gateway markets and CBDs tend to get all the attention when it comes to the development or sales of office properties, but these high-profile markets and submarkets are not the only places one can find opportunities for office projects and…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for January 3-9, 2015: Return of the King: NYC Takes Back Global Investment Crown from London: The Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) names New York City its #1 international city for real estate investment based…

The Top 10 People in CRE Finance

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Today we present the top ten entries from a list of the top 50 players in the U.S. commercial real estate finance sector. I’m a little bummed that I didn’t make it onto the list–instead they chose some guy named…

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: Lauris Molbert, TMI Hospitality Today we recognize Lauris Molbert, the CEO and Chairman…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for July 27 – August 2: Freddie Mac‘s issuance of “risk-sharing” RMBS is met with trepidation by banks, insurance companies, and other potential investors in mortgage-backed securities. Freddie Mac’s $500 million offering is for a new type…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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: Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group I guess there are…

Hungry for commercial real estate

Do you ever get in one of those moods where you really want to eat something in particular? You feel like you need to eat something specific and nothing else will satisfy your craving. Like, right now, I am craving…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review for the week of April 23rd to April 29th – London & Stamford REIT Buy Two Office Complexes in London’s Main Financial District. – Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT Buys All 7 of the…