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We have frequently noted the precarious state of the U.S. mall REITs (see "Myopic Markets & The Looming Mall REITs Massacre" and "Is CMBS The Next "Shoe To Drop"? GGP Sales Suggest Commercial Real Estate Crashing"), but the epic collapse of the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills paints a uniquely horrific outlook for mall operators. Show More Summary
As the U.S.nears its longest periodof economic recovery ever, top commercial real estate executives are eyeing infrastructure investments as an untapped market for yields this year. Wiki Commons/Samir Cabbarov In its second annual Real Confidence Executive Index survey, CRE advisory firm Altus Group dissected the real estate preferences of 65 top CRE [...]
Wikimedia/Raimond Spekking Student housing, hotels and data centers, along with other alternative-property sectors, accounted for a record share of the European commercial real estate market last year. That’s according to Real Capital Analytics data, which shows the combined sectors soaked up 15% of all property transactions last year, totaling $37.1B — up [...]
Courtesy of Endura Communications Two of the most colorful players in Chicago real estate have joined forces in a bid to be one of the five largest commercial property financing houses in the U.S. Aries Capital's Neil Freeman (top left) and Conlon & Co's Sean Conlon (top right) are merging their firms' [...]
One of my favorite things to do is riff on Bay Area real estate and tech? — ?of all kinds, residential, commercial, retail?… and Justin Bedecarre has been working with San Francisco founders for almost a decade in the commercial real estate market. Show More Summary
CBRE, the largest commercial real estate company in the world, made an interesting acquisition last week. The mega property development, management, and financing firm purchased Floored, a technology startup focused on interactive 3D imaging. While specialized companies are often swallowed up by the larger players, real estate tech startups haven’t made [...]
Pixabay/Geralt Following a long cycle of record-low interest rates, Fed Governor Jerome Powell is calling for central bankers to actively monitor financial excess, particularly where commercial real estate is concerned. Though inflation is being managed, “overheating has shown up in the form of financial excess,” Powell said in a speech to the [...]
While the office market took a slight dip last year, most in the commercial real estate expect the status quo to hold in 2017 as the market braces itself for a possible recession in 2018. Courtesy: Rosenberg & Estis "There doesn’t seem to be a lot of growth in the market right [...]
“Policy Purtiy Is Bad Politics” is my op-ed in today’s Wall Street Journal. I hope every person in, or connected to, the real estate industry –whether the, housing, commercial or industrial sectors– reads and sends to their Representative...Show More Summary
Commercial real estate is behind the times. That might come as a surprise, especially since the industry is valued at $12.6 trillion. Thankfully, a growing community of tech startups is beginning to address common issues that plague the industry. Just weeks ago, Hightower and VTS, software solutions that help real estate [...]
So, Ford’s press conference earlier today took a cluster bomb approach to the act of doling out news. Are you ready for a hybrid F-150? Will Chevrolet film a commercial showing how easy it is to pierce the battery pack with a toolbox?...Show More Summary
Carrie Fisher's heart failure aboard a United jet is the latest fatal incident in what has become a real problem on commercial airliners. Several EMTs who work LAX tell us... they frequently encounter passengers with heart problems, and a number of…
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Image: Wikimedia Saving seaside real estate isn’t the only business benefit of fighting climate change. Scientists think that adhering to the Paris Agreement could be crucial to the success of the commercial fishing industry. Read more...
This year held some surprises that could have an impact on commercial real estate, and the economy as a whole, in 2017. Here’s a look at five commercial real estate trends to watch in the coming year. New Year's Eve celebrations in New York's Times Square on January 1, 2016. (Kena [...]
Next up in our “Ask Drone Girl” series is about flying drones in highly restrictive areas. If you have a question for Drone Girl, contact her here. Any good suggestions or insights regarding commercial (Filming, real estate, building...Show More Summary
Note: This index is a leading indicator primarily for new Commercial Real Estate (CRE) investment. From the AIA: Architecture Billings Index ekes out another small gainComing off a modest increase after two consecutive months of contraction, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) recorded another small increase in demand for design services. Show More Summary
One party rule has resulted in an unsustainable business model as discussed about on a local radio show : DAN: Illinois and Wisconsin — So I was speaking to a group of commercial real estate brokers at lunch yesterday. And this guy was...Show More Summary