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WeWork Gets Another $1 Billion From SoftBank
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WeWork Gets Another $1 Billion From SoftBank

WeWork’s sales are rising and its construction costs per desk are dropping, said Artie Minson, WeWork’s president and chief financial officer. ...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 10, 2018)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 10, 2018)

J.C. Penney is opening 500 baby stores, according to The Associated Press. There are new scams targeting those who want to rent apartments or...

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The Top 20 Tech Talent Markets in North America
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The Top 20 Tech Talent Markets in North America

Using data from CBRE's sixth annual Scoring Tech Talent report, here's a list of the top 20 markets in North America. Using data from CBRE's sixth...

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What Property Managers Should Know About Market Performance
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What Property Managers Should Know About Market Performance

The 2018 edition of IREM’s annual Income/Expense Analysis Reports reveals some interesting trends with which property managers can evaluate the...

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Rents Are Falling in Williamsburg as New Yorkers Flee the L Train
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Rents Are Falling in Williamsburg as New Yorkers Flee the L Train

Williamsburg’s apartment inventory has jumped 25 percent in the past year as the prospect of a longer commute during drives renters to other...

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It’s a Great Time to Be a Prison Landlord, Thanks to the IRS
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It’s a Great Time to Be a Prison Landlord, Thanks to the IRS

The Internal Revenue Service allows CoreCivic Inc. and GEO Group Inc. to legally avoid paying taxes on their gains. (Bloomberg)—Private-prison...

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U.S. Scrutinizes China’s HNA Over Building Near Trump Tower
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U.S. Scrutinizes China’s HNA Over Building Near Trump Tower

The address 850 Third Ave. has suddenly been transformed from a workaday office tower into a potential national security concern. (Bloomberg)—The...

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Landlord Pays $485 Million in Rental-Home Deal With Pimco Fund
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Landlord Pays $485 Million in Rental-Home Deal With Pimco Fund

The purchase, facilitated by a $509 million loan through Freddie Mac, marks the biggest deal the mortgage giant has done in its single-family...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 9, 2018)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 9, 2018)

The U.S. Treasury made a proposal for new tax regulations on pass-through entities, reports Reuters. Mall owners are leasing space to co-working...

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“There Isn’t Enough of Anyone” Recruiters Say of Hiring for CRE Positions
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“There Isn’t Enough of Anyone” Recruiters Say of Hiring for CRE Positions

While there may be a smaller pool of qualified individuals to step into higher-level roles, recruiters and hiring managers also have to grapple...

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Big-Box Retailers Come Up with Small Concepts to Grow in a Changed Landscape
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Big-Box Retailers Come Up with Small Concepts to Grow in a Changed Landscape

The industry is seeing a shift in big retailers’ brick-and-mortar strategies as they experiment with different store formats. The old adage that ...

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Starwood to Buy a GE Energy-Finance Business for $2.56 Billion
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Starwood to Buy a GE Energy-Finance Business for $2.56 Billion

The acquisition includes a roughly $2.1 billion portfolio of 51 loans backed by assets such as pipelines, power plants and wind farms, as well as ...

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Fintechs Continue to Carve Out a Niche in the Direct Lending Marketplace
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Fintechs Continue to Carve Out a Niche in the Direct Lending Marketplace

Online lending in the commercial real estate industry is still in its very early stages. Fintech firms trying to disrupt traditional commercial...

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Newark Gets Ready to Pitch Amazon a $1 Billion Tax Package for HQ2
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Newark Gets Ready to Pitch Amazon a $1 Billion Tax Package for HQ2

Newark has four superhighways that run through it or near it, a big port, an international airport and two major commuter rail stations. (Bloomberg...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 8, 2018)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 8, 2018)

Affordability is the biggest obstacle to homeownership for millennial, according to Inman. One hedge-fund manager has doubled down on his bet that...

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CMBS Delinquency Rate Reaches a New Low in July
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CMBS Delinquency Rate Reaches a New Low in July

Research and ratings firm that track the market predict that CMBS delinquency will be below 3.0 percent by the end of the year. The 30-plus-day...

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Five Sub-Markets with the Most New Apartment Units
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Five Sub-Markets with the Most New Apartment Units

Here are the top five submarkets that saw the opening of the most new apartment units over the year that ended in the second quarter of 2018. Here...

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The Mall is Dead. Long Live Bricks-and-Mortar?
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The Mall is Dead. Long Live Bricks-and-Mortar?

Owners nationally are grappling with the reality shattering their balance sheets and profitability. Recently, GGP shareholders approved the...

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In a U.S. Mall Owner’s World, ‘Boring’ Is Actually Pretty Good
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In a U.S. Mall Owner’s World, ‘Boring’ Is Actually Pretty Good

Second-quarter earnings results for the biggest owners were largely in line with expectations, according to DJ Busch, an analyst at Green Street...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 7, 2018)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 7, 2018)

A developer who wanted to rebuild the Collin Creek Mall in Plano, Texas has filed a suit against the lender who was supposed to finance the project...

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Developers Add Smart-Lock Technology to Let the Dogs Out and the In-Laws In
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Developers Add Smart-Lock Technology to Let the Dogs Out and the In-Laws In

Toll Brothers Inc., Brookfield Property Partners LP, RXR Realty and Related Group of Florida are among developers incorporating smart-access...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 6, 2018)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 6, 2018)

Online platforms are allowing long-distance renting, according to MarketWatch. The Miami Herald details the top neighborhoods to rent and buy in...

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From Amazon to Alibaba, Grocers' Pain Is Endless: Andrea Felsted
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From Amazon to Alibaba, Grocers' Pain Is Endless: Andrea Felsted

If Amazon is chasing Alibaba, and Alibaba’s watching JD.com, grocers in the U.S. and Europe need to pay attention to all three. (Bloomberg Opinion)...

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Kushners Give Up Control of Manhattan Tower to Save Themselves
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Kushners Give Up Control of Manhattan Tower to Save Themselves

Brookfield Asset Management Inc.’s deal for a 99-year lease at 666 Fifth Ave. gives the Canadian giant ownership of the tower in every way but the...

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Three Ways to Invest in Single-Family Rentals Without Cutting Corners
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Three Ways to Invest in Single-Family Rentals Without Cutting Corners

The independent investor must create efficiencies and drive steady earnings to keep an edge. If you are a landlord or aspired investor, you know...

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These Institutional Investors Have $1 Billion and More in CRE Allocations. Who Are They?
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These Institutional Investors Have $1 Billion and More in CRE Allocations. Who Are They?

Who are these investors with outsized appetite for real estate? London-based research firm Preqin breaks down their profiles. Who are these...

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What Makes the Student Housing Sector an Attractive Bet for HNW Investors?
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What Makes the Student Housing Sector an Attractive Bet for HNW Investors?

“We love student housing. We’re very big in student housing across the country,” says Jeff Holzmann, managing director of iintoo Investments Ltd.,...

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Amazon’s PillPack Deal Could Drive Industrial Property Demand
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Amazon’s PillPack Deal Could Drive Industrial Property Demand

The move by the online retailer could have significant implications for industrial property sales. Amazon’s pending purchase of online pharmacy...

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A Look at WalletHub’s Top 20 Markets for Renters
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A Look at WalletHub’s Top 20 Markets for Renters

Arizona dominated the list with eight of the top 20 markets coming in that state. Arizona dominated the list with eight of the top 20 markets...

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Berkowitz's Fairholme Fund Reduces Fannie Mae-Freddie Mac Stakes
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Berkowitz's Fairholme Fund Reduces Fannie Mae-Freddie Mac Stakes

Berkowitz’s Fairholme Fund cut its Freddie Mac holdings to 8.4 percent of net assets as of June 30 from 15.7 percent six months earlier. (Bloomberg...

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