The level of investment into European commercial real estate continues to grow with €62 billion invested in the third quarter of 2015, up 18% on the same period in 2014. France experienced the most noteworthy increase with investment activity of over €7 billion, almost double that of the same quarter in 2014, according to figures […]
Samsung just released a TV commercial for its Gear VR, and it has one big quality: it makes virtual reality look dead simple. Just watch for yourself.
Li-Fi, a super-fast alternative to Wi-Fi, is finally moving from research labs to the real world after an Estonian startup implemented the technology within a commercial context. Velmenni, a recent finalist at the Slush 100 startup competition...Show More Summary
Hoverboards are real, like the one Lexus unveiled several months ago, but given their limitations, they’re not exactly available for commercial purchase or use yet. Instead the closest thing we’ve gotten are those self-balancing scooters...Show More Summary
While residential and commercial real estate developers, brokers and investors sipped cocktails in the lobby of the Brooklyn Museum on Tuesday evening?closing out the sixth annual Brooklyn Real Estate Summit?dozens of local artists...Show More Summary
Note: This index is a leading indicator primarily for new Commercial Real Estate (CRE) investment. From the AIA: Architecture Billings Index on Solid FootingThere has been increasing levels of demand for design services for nearly all construction project types for the majority of the year as revealed in the Architecture Billings Index (ABI). Show More Summary
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This is an NVIDEA SHIELD gaming system commercial featuring professional skydiver Jeff Provenzano strapped into a living room set and allegedly playing video games while freefalling. I believe the stunt is real, although I don't know if he was actually playing games. Show More Summary
Commercial real estate services firm JLL is acquiring Orange County development consultant Martin Potts & Associates as it tries to capitalize on a building wave sweeping California. Potts, which has offices in Newport Beach and San Jose, provides third-party development services, including handing...
Smartphone addiction is real. Just ask Ashton Kutcher. The TV star-turned-startup investor has teamed up with Motorola on a set of new commercials that spotlight just how dependent we are on our phones See also: Photographer captures...Show More Summary
Kiser Group, a Chicago mid-market commercial real estate brokerage firm, just joined the app game. The free download allows investors and clients to search their properties, view company’s blog, press releases and news stories and request additional information....
Dropbox's China Basin offices were opened with much design fanfare a few years ago. Photo via Custom Spaces Commercial Real Estate San Francisco Business Times is reporting that Dropbox is divesting itself of its China Basin office space. According...
The Wall Street Journal published an interesting article back in August 2015 entitled “Surge in Commercial Real-Estate Prices Stirs Bubble Worries. The post Is There A Commercial Real Estate Price Bubble? was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
``It has been one heck of a party in commercial real estate. The Green Street Commercial Property Price Index edged up to 120.6 in October, having nearly doubled from its crash-low in May 2009. It's now 20.6% higher than it had been at the peak of the prior totally crazy bubble that blew up and collapsed with such spectacular financial pyrotechnics...''
Slowing economic news in some quarters may have some nerves fraying, but commercial real estate (CRE) tells a somewhat happier story. Mortgages may be married to financial crisis in the minds of many Americans. However, while obviously linked, they’re not quite joined in holy matrimony… and CRE is in a [...]
Commercial real estate has been on a tear that looks to have much more to do with cheap money than real economy prospects.
Natalie Myers in her home office. Photo by Austin Nelson. Early on in her time as a construction project manager at global commercial real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield, Natalie Myers, who has a petite build, earned a nickname for...
Real or fake, I was fascinated by that so-called Nintendo PlayStation. The system, a sort of Super Nintendo with a CD drive, was produced through a partnership with Sony but never saw a commercial release. The machines are exceedingly rare, but one of fell into the spotlight this year, and now it's back. Show More Summary
Do you recognize the famous radio voices of the Bayer CropScience Real Yield Game Contest? You should. These are some award winners! C’mon. Guess. Listen to one of the commercials that is running on radio stations right now. When it comes to the game here’s how you play: Visit www.realyieldgame.com and click on the promotion link. 1. Complete all fields... Read More
A confluence of factors has opened a window for non-bank lenders to take a bite of the lucrative commercial real estate mortgage market.