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Fannie Mae Programs Add Luster to Competitive Mobile Home Park Sector
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Fannie Mae Programs Add Luster to Competitive Mobile Home Park Sector

ROCs are mobile home cooperatives that are owned by the residents, much like a multi-unit co-op in a large city. Mobile home parks usually suffer...

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This Big Tax Cut for ‘High Fliers’ Shows Why an Overhaul Is Hard
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This Big Tax Cut for ‘High Fliers’ Shows Why an Overhaul Is Hard

The lack of specifics continues to frustrate members of the House Freedom Caucus, who are negotiating support of the budget resolution in exchange...

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Realtors Go on $11 Million Lobby Spree as Tax Overhaul Heats Up
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Realtors Go on $11 Million Lobby Spree as Tax Overhaul Heats Up

Real estate groups were among those spending heavily, according to lobbying disclosures released Friday for the three months ending Sept. 30. ...

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As Some Rebel against Shared-Space Offices, Experts Mull the Ideal Office Layout
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As Some Rebel against Shared-Space Offices, Experts Mull the Ideal Office Layout

Experts say there is a shift toward designing more flexible work environments that marry the need for spontaneous collaboration with the fact that...

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Yellen Is Said to Be at White House for Routine Cohn Meeting
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Yellen Is Said to Be at White House for Routine Cohn Meeting

Cohn, director of the National Economic Council, is also a contender for the Fed post. (Bloomberg)—Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was back at...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 20, 2017)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 20, 2017)

A tax system overhaul just became more likely with the Senate passing the 2018 fiscal budget, reports The Hill. MarketWatch warns that 2018 will be...

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Newly Nimble Family Offices Snag Deals Away From Private Equity
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Newly Nimble Family Offices Snag Deals Away From Private Equity

Families were once regarded as slow-moving and inexperienced investors, but that’s all changed in the past few years. (Bloomberg)—Michael...

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Four Takeaways from the First National Women in Real Estate Symposium
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Four Takeaways from the First National Women in Real Estate Symposium

Here are four takeaways from the event that address the role of women in the industry and ways to make it more diverse. Real estate is often...

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Target to Remodel More Stores as It Pushes Into City Centers
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Target to Remodel More Stores as It Pushes Into City Centers

The strategy includes opening dozens of smaller stores in places like New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia. (Bloomberg)—Target Corp. is...

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Blackstone Profit Tops Estimates as Real Estate Drives Gains
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Blackstone Profit Tops Estimates as Real Estate Drives Gains

Blackstone’s opportunistic real estate portfolio appreciated 5.5 percent during the three months ended Sept. 30. (Bloomberg)—Real estate continues...

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Commercial General Liability Insurance Exclusions Are Worth a Close Examination
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Commercial General Liability Insurance Exclusions Are Worth a Close Examination

The sunset clause is a clause providing that insurance coverage will cease after a specified point in time. When purchasing or renewing commercial...

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What Will Be the Impact of Retail Landlords Taking a Black Friday Holiday?
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What Will Be the Impact of Retail Landlords Taking a Black Friday Holiday?

Over Thanksgiving weekend, Black Friday remains the most popular day for shopping. By now, the list of retailers that have vowed to close up shop...

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Private Equity Looks to Challenge Airbnb With Vacasa Deal
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Private Equity Looks to Challenge Airbnb With Vacasa Deal

Investors were eager to put money into a business that could become a stronger competitor to Airbnb. (Bloomberg)—Vacasa LLC, an online vacation...

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Institutional Investors Raise Their Targets for Real Estate Allocations
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Institutional Investors Raise Their Targets for Real Estate Allocations

Institutional investors' target allocations to real estate averaged 10.1 percent this year, up from 9.9 percent in 2016, a new report finds. A new...

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Value-Add Investors Weigh Capital Options
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Value-Add Investors Weigh Capital Options

Debt funds are often taking the lead on providing capital for these value-add deals. The search for yield in a slowing market has investors...

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Workspace Property Trust Files for IPO to Raise $100 Million
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Workspace Property Trust Files for IPO to Raise $100 Million

The suburban office owner will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the WSPT symbol. A year after acquiring a nearly $1 billion portfolio of...

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Wanda Partner Exits $1.2 Billion Beverly Hills Condo Project
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Wanda Partner Exits $1.2 Billion Beverly Hills Condo Project

The separation, which happened earlier this, leaves Wanda without a development partner just as condo sales are about to begin. (Bloomberg)—Dalian...

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What Sets Seattle’s Apartment Market Apart from the Rest of the Country?
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What Sets Seattle’s Apartment Market Apart from the Rest of the Country?

Thanks to affordability and strong job growth—including in the city’s core—few new apartments are sitting vacant and rents continue to rise....

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 17, 2017)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 17, 2017)

Bitcoin is slowly making its way into the U.S. real estate industry, reports CNBC. Some commercial real estate executives are wary about a possible...

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Forever 21 Looks to the Beauty Segment with New Concept
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Forever 21 Looks to the Beauty Segment with New Concept

A connection to social media and experience is what some experts are saying is a smart move for the retailer, Take a quick scroll through the...

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How effective is your resident screening provider?
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How effective is your resident screening provider?

What data is behind your resident screening? Any decision is only as good as the data behind it. CoreLogic Rental Property Solutions connects you...

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Keppel, KBS Forming New REIT to Acquire $800 Million U.S. Office Portfolio
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Keppel, KBS Forming New REIT to Acquire $800 Million U.S. Office Portfolio

The REIT will launch on the Singapore Exchange. Singapore-based Keppel Corp. has received approval to launch a new REIT on the Singapore Exchange...

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Nordstrom Suspends Buyout After Struggling to Get Financing
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Nordstrom Suspends Buyout After Struggling to Get Financing

Even Nordstrom’s prestige couldn’t sway enough potential lenders. (Bloomberg)—Nordstrom Inc. is suspending efforts to take the company private...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 16, 2017)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 16, 2017)

Central bankers and finance officials are keeping an eye on the selection of the next chief of the Federal Reserve, according to the Wall Street...

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Student Housing Sales Speed Up
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Student Housing Sales Speed Up

The volume of sales in 2017 is likely to get a lot closer than seemed possible to last year’s record-breaking volume. Investors are making up for...

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Data Center REITs Will Continue to Deliver Outsizes Returns, Experts Predict
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Data Center REITs Will Continue to Deliver Outsizes Returns, Experts Predict

Investment in U.S. data center real estate soared to a record $18.2 billion in the first half of 2017, more than doubling the amount invested in...

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Data Center REITs Will Continue to Deliver Outsized Returns, Experts Predict
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Data Center REITs Will Continue to Deliver Outsized Returns, Experts Predict

Investment in U.S. data center real estate soared to a record $18.2 billion in the first half of 2017, more than doubling the amount invested in...

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Report: Strong Construction Pipeline, Rising Rents Continue for Charlotte Office Market
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Report: Strong Construction Pipeline, Rising Rents Continue for Charlotte Office Market

Rents are expected to continue to rise, according to a third quarter report by JLL. With 1.6 million square feet recently delivered and more than 1...

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Why Airbnb and WeWork Are Partnering Up
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Why Airbnb and WeWork Are Partnering Up

A partnership of Airbnb and WeWork launched an initial phase of a new bed-and-work pilot program. Road warriors traveling to New York, Washington,...

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CXP Puts Dry Powder to Work with More Than $1 Billion in Office Purchases
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CXP Puts Dry Powder to Work with More Than $1 Billion in Office Purchases

The REIT has made more than $1 billion in acquisitions since early July. After a quiet first half of 2017, Columbia Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CXP...

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