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Amenities vs. Services: Property Managers and De-escalating the Amenity War
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Amenities vs. Services: Property Managers and De-escalating the Amenity War

For the last several years, developers have been pushing the envelope in terms of physical amenities and coming up with new and innovative features...

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Eldorado Agrees to Buy Caesars for $8.6 Billion
News 18 hours ago
Eldorado Agrees to Buy Caesars for $8.6 Billion

The agreed equity value of $12.75 a share -- in a mix of cash and Eldorado stock -- represents a premium of about 28% to Caesars's Friday closing...

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Private Equity Retail ‘Abuses’ Spur Senator to Plan Legislation
News 3 days ago
Private Equity Retail ‘Abuses’ Spur Senator to Plan Legislation

"There are definitely active discussions" toward legislation that would address the collapse of struggling companies tied to buyout firms, Baldwin...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 21, 2019)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 21, 2019)

Dallas Could Be Forced to Repay Millions to HUD After Latest Critical Housing Audit "As the result of a scathing audit released this week, the U.S....

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Office Building Owners Are Entering the Co-Working Market with Their Own Brands
News 4 days ago
Office Building Owners Are Entering the Co-Working Market with Their Own Brands

Office building owners that operate multiple locations have recently started launching branded, flexible office spaces across their portfolios, to...

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Can James Daunt Save Barnes & Noble from Oblivion?
News 4 days ago
Can James Daunt Save Barnes & Noble from Oblivion?

After months of uncertainty regarding what will happen to the flailing Barnes & Noble bookstore chain, a sale is imminent. U. K.-based hedge fund...

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What’s Wrong With Modern Buildings? Everything, Starting With How They’re Made
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What’s Wrong With Modern Buildings? Everything, Starting With How They’re Made

Whether it's the distinctive Shard skyscraper in London or the World Trade Center in New York, modern structures rely on cement and steel. And...

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Hotel Unicorn Oyo Plots $300 Million Push into the U.S. Market
News 5 days ago
Hotel Unicorn Oyo Plots $300 Million Push into the U.S. Market

Oyo, which opened its first U.S. hotel at the beginning of the year, plans to invest $300 million to expand in the country, Chief Executive Officer...

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Smart Buildings Will Upend the Tenant Experience at SFR and Multifamily Properties, IMN Panelists Say
News 5 days ago
Smart Buildings Will Upend the Tenant Experience at SFR and Multifamily Properties, IMN Panelists Say

Technology is set to overhaul the tenant experience at single-family rental (SFR) and multifamily properties, according to a panel held at the IMN...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 19, 2019)
News 5 days ago
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 19, 2019)

St. Petersburg, Fla. is becoming a hipster hotspot, according to the Dallas Morning News. Forbes offers tips for investing in multifamily...

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Kushner-Backed Real Estate Startup Loses Another Top Executive
News 6 days ago
Kushner-Backed Real Estate Startup Loses Another Top Executive

Tom Stults, a managing director for investments, left in recent weeks, according to people familiar with the matter, who requested anonymity....

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Apartment Construction Boom Continues in Seattle, Putting New Strain on Occupancies
News 6 days ago
Apartment Construction Boom Continues in Seattle, Putting New Strain on Occupancies

Construction cranes are looming over Seattle, casting a thicket of shadows over the apartment sector in the city. "Seattle has the most cranes in...

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Speed Bumps Ahead for Industrial Assets Don’t Diminish Investor Appetite
News 6 days ago
Speed Bumps Ahead for Industrial Assets Don’t Diminish Investor Appetite

Slowing economic growth, trade wars and a pipeline that is delivering new supply to the market may force investors to adjust return expectations...

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Five Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 17, 2019)
News 1 week ago
Five Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 17, 2019)

Fed Likely to Resist Pressure to Cut U. S. Rates This Week "The U.S. Federal Reserve, facing fresh demands by President Donald Trump to cut...

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H&M Sales Rise for Fifth Straight Quarter
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H&M Sales Rise for Fifth Straight Quarter

Sales in the latest quarter were above analysts' estimates as compiled by Bloomberg News. But the figures suggest growth slowed to 5.5% in April...

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How Much Value Is There in Ground-Floor Retail Space at Student Housing Properties?
News 1 week ago
How Much Value Is There in Ground-Floor Retail Space at Student Housing Properties?

Some student housing properties rent their retail spaces to national retailers like CVS or Target. But in other cases, retail spaces inside student...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 14, 2019)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 14, 2019)

Amazon U. S. Online Market Share Estimate Cut to 38% From 47% "A closely watched researcher has cut its estimate of Amazon.com Inc.'s share of the...

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Investors Pumped Billions Into Suburbs That Never Got Built
News 1 week ago
Investors Pumped Billions Into Suburbs That Never Got Built

Walton Group of Companies, a Calgary-based real estate firm that had delivered 12 percent annual returns in the past, sold them on the idea of...

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A Bankruptcy May Be in Forever 21’s Future, But the Chain Will Survive, Experts Say
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A Bankruptcy May Be in Forever 21’s Future, But the Chain Will Survive, Experts Say

Struggling Forever 21 is reportedly eyeing significant turnaround plans. Faced with diminishing mall traffic and falling sales due to competition...

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Navigating the Complexities of Hotel Financing
News 1 week ago
Navigating the Complexities of Hotel Financing

Even within the context of a lengthy economic expansion, the hospitality sector is demonstrating its strength and stability. According to CBRE,...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 11, 2019)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 11, 2019)

A $1,800 Apartment Became a $3,300 Corporate Rental. Is That Bad for Housing? "Last week, an upstart company started providing furnished apartments...

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Freddie Mac Targeting ESG Investors with Green Mortgage Bonds
News 2 weeks ago
Freddie Mac Targeting ESG Investors with Green Mortgage Bonds

The first bond in the new KG series of CMBS -- designed to meet the needs of money managers who use environmental, social and governance criteria...

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Managing Risk and Returns in Late-Cycle CRE Investments
News 2 weeks ago
Managing Risk and Returns in Late-Cycle CRE Investments

We're all hearing it: despite many positive economic indicators, the commercial real estate world is buzzing with late-cycle concerns. For...

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Tech Opportunities for Real Estate Investors and Advisors
News 2 weeks ago
Tech Opportunities for Real Estate Investors and Advisors

Today's investment managers must increasingly stay on top of their technology game in order to keep up with the competition-as well as savvy...

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N.Y. Rent Rule Revamp Sends Shock Waves From Brooklyn to Israel
News 2 weeks ago
N.Y. Rent Rule Revamp Sends Shock Waves From Brooklyn to Israel

Already, the reverberations are being felt from the city's property market to Tel Aviv. Democrats in Albany, now in control of the state...

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Hospitality Properties Trust’s Acquisition of the Spirit MTA Portfolio Underscores the Appeal of the Net Lease Sector
News 2 weeks ago
Hospitality Properties Trust’s Acquisition of the Spirit MTA Portfolio Underscores the Appeal of the Net Lease Sector

The retail net lease sector is certainly enjoying a healthy run. In 2018, net lease REITs racked up an overall return of 13.93 percent, according...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 7, 2019)
News 2 weeks ago
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 7, 2019)

Fed is debating whether to cut the interest rate at its June meeting, reports the Wall Street Journal. Elliott Advisors is buying Barnes & Noble...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 6, 2019)
News 2 weeks ago
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 6, 2019)

Units in Santa Maria, Calif. and other nearby towns with high immigration are being converted to dormitory-style residences for temporary guest...

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Can Sears Survive by Opening Smaller-Format Stores?
News 2 weeks ago
Can Sears Survive by Opening Smaller-Format Stores?

It has been a tumultuous situation ever since Eddie Lampert, former Sears Holdings Corp. CEO, and his ESL Investment Inc. hedge fund gained control...

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Bank Exposure Risk on CRE Lending Creeps Higher
News 2 weeks ago
Bank Exposure Risk on CRE Lending Creeps Higher

Banks are enjoying near record low commercial real estate loan delinquency rates at 0.5 percent. Yet some industry observers are cautioning that...

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