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Douglas Taps United Bank, EB-5 To Finance Spec Office Project

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.

Experts Predict Another Good Year for Health Care Real Estate

Last year was a good year for owners of nursing homes, assisted living facilities, medical office buildings and other properties in the health care sector.

Q&A: What to Know About the New Plan to Lower Mortgage Costs

On Thursday in Phoenix, President Barack Obama unveils a plan to reduce premiums charged by the Federal Housing Administration. Here are six things to remember as the new mortgage plan is rolled out.

Shopping-Center Owners Start Year With Optimism as 4th-Quarter Rents Rise

U.S. shopping center owners are starting 2015 on an optimistic note thanks to a solid holiday season and rising rents throughout 2014.

Retail Rents Rise in Fourth Quarter

U.S. shopping center owners are starting 2015 on an optimistic note thanks to a solid holiday season and rising rents throughout 2014.

One World Trade Center: Public Building, Private Information

One World Trade Center is perhaps the most high-profile publicly-owned office tower in the country. Its financial information, however, is more closely-held than many privately-owned buildings.

Five Things To Watch In Housing In 2015

The housing market in 2014 put to bed the idea that the sector might see more of a V-shaped recovery. What does 2015 have in store? Here are five areas to watch.

On Los Angeles’ West Side, Rob Maguire Plots a Comeback

Half a decade after Los Angeles developer Rob Maguire became a high-profile casualty of the property bust, he is gearing up for a comeback.

Prices are Rising For Senior Living Properties

The aging of the Baby Boom generation combined with the flood of capital into commercial real estate is driving up the costs of properties that cater to senior living.

Construction Costs Rising as Economy Improves

Building costs are rising at the fastest pace in six years, according to a new report by Rider Levett Bucknall, a property and construction consulting firm.

Arker Buys 18-Buildings in South Bronx; Plans to Keep Them Affordable

An affordable housing developer founded by a holocaust survivor is investing $156 million in an 18-building portfolio in the South Bronx that will help New York Mayor Bill de Blasio meet his affordable housing goal.

Malaysian Developer Wins Big From NY’s Decision on Casino Locations

One of Malaysia’s most prominent casino developers was a big behind-the-scenes winner this week when a New York board made its much-awaited recommendations of where three casinos should be located.

U.S. Hotel Companies Eager to Plant Flags In Cuba

U.S. hospitality companies responded to President Obama’s announcement on Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba are restoring full diplomatic relations with hope mixed with a bit of caution.

New York Offices Cheaper Than London, And Nine Other Markets

Offices in New York – and the rest of the U.S. – are a relative bargain, according to a new report out Wednesday from CBRE Group Inc.

Ka-Ching! Report Says NYC Apartment Market Set Records in 2014

The Manhattan condominium and co-op apartment market is setting numerous new records in 2014 partly thanks to high sales of units costing more than $10 million, according to a new report. The average sales price for co-ops and condos...Show More Summary

Small Investors Working Harder to Find Deals

Large investors continue to pour money into commercial real estate, forcing the little guys to look harder for deals.

Office Sharing Phenom WeWork Eyes Expansion into Apartments

As office sharing phenom WeWork grows, it is eyeing an expansion into the residential sector

Simon, Other Developers Boost Supply of Outlet Centers

Mall development in the U.S. is a virtually dead business because of oversupply and online competition. There's a whopping 1.25 billion square feet of mall space and it only increased 0.32% this year, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers. But the same can’t be said about the outlet center business, which has much less space. Show More Summary

Early Glimpses at New-Home Sales Show Buyers Still Hesitant

Early gauges of new-home sales in November point to a lackluster, if not disappointing, result as consumers remain hesitant despite the improving economy.

Golf Course Firm Hits Sand Trap in Hunt For Tax Savings

A small golf course company isn't pursuing a plan to convert to a REIT, which would have meant tax savings.

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