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Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for April 25-May 1: New York Real Estate May Be in a New Bubble: Analysts warn of unsustainable price escalation in CRE hot spot Manhattan, reports this video from Bloomberg Business. TIAA-CREF Buys Hawaii Mall Stake for $454…

The Senior Housing Race

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Last Year and This Year in Senior Living… Let’s talk about senior housing. This increasingly vital real estate sector–a sort of umbrella for properties operated as independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing facilities–is naturally a very hot…

Follow the NorthStar

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Today I want to look at NorthStar Realty Finance (NYSE: NRF), a diversified real estate investment and finance firm based in New York City that has quite a few lines of business in the commercial and residential spaces. Here’s a brief…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for May 31-June 6 JPMorgan Chase Grabs 58-Acre Suburban Delaware Office Campus: The finance giant acquires the Wilmington, Delaware South Campus of biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. Angola’s $7 Billion Waterfront Project Stalks Hilton Hotels: In the Angola capital Luanda, developers…

Aging Gracefully (and Profitably)

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The world’s population is growing older. Particularly in industrialized nations, where healthcare and higher standards of living promote longevity, elderly populations are beginning to comprise a larger and larger percentage of the population. If you go over to a fascinating…

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: Debra Cafaro, Ventas Debra Cafaro, the chairman and CEO of senior…

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…

Florida, Arizona…Colorado?

By tradition, America’s retirees are expected to migrate south. Florida, of course, holds the time-honored stereotype of golf courses, bridge games, and those electric scooters with the baskets on the front. Arizona is another popular destination. I have always assumed…