Whether you’re a real estate investor or you’re purchasing a facility for your company’s new headquarters or next location, it is important to have at least a basic understanding of the steps involved in getting from concept to closing. By familiarizing yourself with the process, not only can you help yourself make more-informed decisions along...
VTS, a commercial leasing and asset management platforms for landlords and brokerages, today announced that it has raised a $55 million Series C funding round led by Insight Venture Partners. Previous investors OpenView and Trinity Ventures also participated. Show More Summary
Beijing Homelink Real Estate, also known as Lianjia.com is one of six property firms China’s banking watchdog has ordered commercial banks in Shanghai to sever ties with until further notice.
UK software company Adept Business Systems has released a new version of Surga Central, its cloud-based software solution for marketing, selling and leasing commercial real estate, specifically for property portals.
From the Federal Reserve: The April 2016 Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending PracticesRegarding loans to businesses, the April survey results indicated that, on balance, banks tightened their standards on commercial and...Show More Summary
Loss rates on banks’ commercial real estate (CRE) loans rose in the final quarter of 2015 after being at multi-year lows the rest of the year, according to data from Sageworks, a financial information company. First-quarter data is expected in the next several days, but the fourth-quarter increase in CRE loss [...]
In a video from their “Real Morning Report” campaign for their new breakfast replacement shake, Organic Valley compares and contrasts the idyllic morning often portrayed in commercials with the reality of what actually happens, using statistics from 1,000 women surveyed to prove their point. Like most women in commercials, I love to start each day […]
By Sarah Jones, Brand Learning Advertising Week Europe saw a diverse meeting of minds and opinions in sessions exploring subjects of real importance to the media and advertising industries. However for those in other commercial sectors...Show More Summary
``Zell was also one of the only real estate gurus to spot the last property bubble and get out before it popped. In February 2007, he sold $23 billion worth of office buildings. U.S. commercial property prices peaked nine months later and went on to plunge 42%. Show More Summary
After a couple of pump-fakes, a spin move, and a timeout or two, in between commercial breaks and a power outage, Motorola and Verizon are finally (maybe, but we think for real) pushing out the Marshmallow update to the DROID Turbo 2 for those who have still not seen the update after all these months. Show More Summary
No one ignores an opportunity to save billions of dollars. Numbers of that size are enough to make an audience take notice, even in a business like commercial real estate, where deals in the hundreds of millions and billions are commonplace.
Now that Congress has extended the solar investment tax credit (ITC) for five more years, new and profitable opportunities to deploy solar energy have opened up for companies and real estate owners. Do you have a five-year plan?
Deutsche Bank analysts say the strongest growth in commercial construction is likely behind us. In a note Wednesday, Nishu Sood and team observe that various measures of on-the-ground spending are near or above 90% of the levels where...Show More Summary
Note: This index is a leading indicator primarily for new Commercial Real Estate (CRE) investment. From the AIA: Architecture Billings Index Ends the First Quarter on an Upswinghe Architecture Billings Index reflects consecutive months of increasing demand for design activity at architecture firms. Show More Summary
Environmental awareness has increased substantially since the first Earth Day in 1970, and real estate has been part of that change. Sustainable buildings are gaining momentum – yet commercial properties in the U.S. continue to account for 35% of electricity consumption in the country, according to U.S. Department of Energy [...]
Advertisers have been trying forever in commercials to communicate the power of music, and it's almost an impossible task. Yes, ads can use particular songs as examples of music's transcendence (the iPod silhouettes series is probably the most notable example). Show More Summary
Just D'oh It! by Berserk7 All those loud and obnoxious athletic commercials are always screaming at us to work harder and never give up, but in real life we should be taking notes from Homer Simpson instead of some skilled athlete. Truth...Show More Summary
LEED User Groups are USGBC-hosted peer networks that are spearheading greater adoption of the LEED rating system within the industrial facilities, retail and restaurant, hospitality and venues and commercial real estate industries. LEED...Show More Summary
Now that MetLife won a U.S. District Court decision to shed its designation as being “too big to fail,” the next question is: What impact will the ruling have on commercial real estate lending for AIG and Prudential, the other two life insurance companies designated as systemically important financial institutions? There [...]
Houston developers and forecasters are burning the midnight oil trying to figure out ways to fill nearly 10 million square feet of commercial space, which might be the only positive impact for the real estate market in Houston givenShow More Summary