Tag: tech

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: Jeff Smith, Starboard Value Starboard Value is the high-profile and occasionally feared activist…

Top 10 Major CRE Markets in the Western U.S.

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Today we venture to the very large and diverse Western region of the U.S., which includes markets on the West Coast as well as in the Northwest and Southwest. Based on the scores generated through investor sentiment as gauged by PwC/ULI…

Real Estate Demand in Wu-Tang Land

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Today I want to discuss seminal hip-hop super group Wu-Tang Clan, the geniuses behind classic rap opus 36 Chambers and such gritty masterpieces as “Shame on a *****,” “Wu-Tang Clan Ain’t Nothing to **** With,” and other asterisk-heavy rap tunes. But…

Llenrock Local: SEPTA Brings Good News for TODs; Midtown Village Attracts Tech; Major Multifamily Deals in Center City

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Please enjoy this week’s edition of the Llenrock Local: In another sign of Philadelphia’s growing preference for mass transit, SEPTA extended its experimental 24/7 weekend service indefinitely. This announcement comes after SEPTA set yet another record for regional rail ridership. The region’s growing reliance on mass transit should result in…

Multifamily Market Stays Hot in Phoenix, and Tech Firms Choose Detroit over San Francisco

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Today we’re happy to feature another guest post from Integra Realty Resources‘ blog IRR on Real Estate: Multifamily Market Stays Hot in Phoenix, and Tech Firms Choose Detroit over San Francisco Here are the news stories you might have missed…

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: San Francisco’s Office Market For today’s Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week,…

Top 10 U.S. Markets for Tech Companies

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Whenever I’m desperate for a Top 10 list, I always seem to wind up on Travel + Leisure’s website. Sure, it’s not a good place for news about commercial real estate, but the magazine often has a lot of information…

If Only It Wasn’t in Oklahoma…

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Here is everything I know about the state of Oklahoma: It has an impressive panhandle  It’s out West The state lies between Texas and Kansas Oklahoma farmers were featured, not in the most flattering way, in Steinbeck’s The Grapes of…

Top 5 U.S. Housing Markets of 2012

Writing on RealtyPin.com, Daniel Torelli names his Top 5 Housing Markets From 2012. The East Coast is conspicuously absent… 5. Austin, Texas Mr. Torelli says: “rent prices are off the charts in Austin – meaning that more people are looking at…