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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: Robert Shiller, Nobel Prize Laureate Once again, the Nobel Prize committee has…

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: Stephen M. Ross, Founder of Related Cos.  Check out this headline from…

Special Guest Post from IRR on Real Estate

Today we’re excited to feature our first guest post from our friends at Integra Realty Resources! From their IRR on Real Estate blog, here is IRR Managing Director Jim Andrews to discuss the complex, ever-changing world of real estate valuation. Many…

Appraising the Appraisers

In the world of commercial real estate, property appraisers are beginning to receive a great deal of attention for their work and accuracy, and the attention isn’t especially positive. Much like the credit-rating professionals before them, appraisers are being singled-out as…

The Price of Sustainability

Last week, members of Llenrock Group joined industry executives from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region in the quarterly meeting of the Philadelphia Real Estate Council. The meeting focused on the subject of valuation, an often-complex process made even more difficult by…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review for the week of March 26th to April 1st – NAREIT Holds Event Focused on Sustainability’s Place in the Real Estate Market. – Will the “Aerotropolis” be the Next Real Estate Goldmine? – Homburg…

The Raw Land – Fine Art Corollary

In times like these, savvy real estate owners all sing a similar tune.  Why build when you can buy for half the cost (or at least significantly below replacement cost)?  And this is a good question.  Yet despite the cyclical…