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Big pension funds and other major U.S. institutions enjoyed strong returns from their commercial real estate holdings in 2014, although the rate has declined from earlier years in the downturn, according to new data released by the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries.
The former chief executive of Kimpton Hotels is moving full-time into the real estate business.
D.R. Horton Inc.’s latest quarterly results are the strongest signal yet that the U.S. home-building industry is starting to make a shift that will benefit the economy, though it has dismayed investors.
Last year was the Year of the Lifestyle Hotel, with Marriott, Hilton and InterContinental among the many players introducing new brands or making acquisitions in this hot market segment.
Stocks of real estate investment trusts have long been highly sensitive to changes in interest rates. Now David Shulman, a well-known REIT analyst has come up with a number for exactly what the relationship has been in the past two years between rates and REITs’ performance relative to the overall market: 79%.
Las Vegas--Tornadoes, wildfires, hurricanes, floods, heat waves and polar vortexes are just a few of the long list of possible disasters weighing on the minds of homeowners these days.
American renters are starting to push back against the shrinking size of apartments, prompting some developers to begin building bigger units.
Commercial real estate analysts were projecting that 2015 would be a strong year even before Thursday’s quantitative easing announcement by the European Central Bank. Now it’s looking even better, according to David Hutchings, head of Europe investment strategy at Cushman & Wakefield.
The International Builders Show here is taking on a more international flavor as a growing number of suppliers from abroad hope to get their products in American homes.
The pace of rental apartment construction will decline from the frantic pace of recent years to a level that is sustainable for the long term, panelists at the International Builders Show predicted on Monday.
Are falling oil prices good or bad for housing construction? It depends upon which economists you ask.
Investors’ love affair with U.S. rental apartment buildings intensified in 2014 with sales volume hitting a record $110.1 billion, according to a new report from commercial real estate brokerage JLL.
At a time when the world is seeing greater wealth disparities, compensation for top corporate real estate executives is increasing at a faster pace than wages for average Americans.
On Wednesday, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported that mortgage applications rocketed 49% in the week ended Jan. 9 from the prior week. They were also up about 30% from the same week a year ago. If rates stay where they are, lenders might get the bump they're looking for. But the spike could be short-lived.
Home-building giant Lennar Corp.’s fiscal fourth quarter results on Thursday herald moderately good news for home buyers and the broader economy but a slightly less rosy outlook for the industry’s investors.
The developer of a $750 million Four Seasons hotel and luxury condo development in Boston is using the same playbook as the folks who are building New York City’s tallest residential skyscraper.
Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, Ca. is renowned for being one of the most prestigious office addresses in Silicon Valley. Now it’s also setting new records for office building sale prices.
Blackstone Group LP’s real estate group, which has been involved in some of the world’s biggest deals, isn't known for investing in small start-up technology firms.
Investors hammered shares of home builder KB Home on Tuesday for its weakening profit margins which may be a harbinger of what awaits many of its peers.
A veteran Washington, D.C., developer has raised financing for a speculative office building project near Ford’s Theater with a $53.3 million construction loan and $9 million obtained through a federal program that allots visas to foreigners who invest in U.S. development projects.