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Hedge Fund Raising $500M To Become Latest Player In Opportunity Zones
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Hedge Fund Raising $500M To Become Latest Player In Opportunity Zones

EJF Capital, which manages about $6.9B in hedge fund and private equity fund investments, is seeking to raise $500M to become yet another player in...

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Eddie Lampert Pushes More Asset Sales, Debt Refinancing In Another Effort To Save Sears
News 3 weeks ago
Eddie Lampert Pushes More Asset Sales, Debt Refinancing In Another Effort To Save Sears

The man who has presided overs Sears Holdings as it lurches ever closer to insolvency has proposed a new plan to save it. Eddie Lampert proposed a...

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Beyond The Bio: 16 Questions With The Boulder Group Founder And President Randy Blankenstein
News 3 weeks ago
Beyond The Bio: 16 Questions With The Boulder Group Founder And President Randy Blankenstein

This series profiles men and women in commercial real estate who have profoundly transformed our neighborhoods and reshaped our cities, businesses...

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AT&T To Open 1,000 New Retail Locations In Smaller U.S. Cities
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AT&T To Open 1,000 New Retail Locations In Smaller U.S. Cities

AT&T is swimming against the national tide in retail with an ambitious expansion plan. The phone and communications giant announced it will open 1...

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Closing The CRE Age Gap Will Require More Investment In Young Talent
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Closing The CRE Age Gap Will Require More Investment In Young Talent

In the early 2000s, a change started to take place in commercial real estate, CBRE Executive Vice President and SIOR Global Vice President Patrick...

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Amazon Reportedly Mulling Massive Expansion Of Cashierless Stores
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Amazon Reportedly Mulling Massive Expansion Of Cashierless Stores

Amazon's meteoric rise to the top of the economic food chain has been defined by its willingness to take big, expensive moves in the direction it...

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Prologis: The Next 10 Years In Logistics Real Estate
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Prologis: The Next 10 Years In Logistics Real Estate

Once the dowdy property type in commercial real estate, industrial has become a star in recent years as e-commerce changes what industrial space is...

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Local And Regional Banks Are The Fastest-Growing Lenders In CRE
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Local And Regional Banks Are The Fastest-Growing Lenders In CRE

Commercial real estate developers are going small when it comes to financing projects. Though traditional banks have become more conservative in...

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Senate Bill Would Force Title Insurance Companies To Report Identities Of Those Behind LLCs In High-Priced RE Deals
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Senate Bill Would Force Title Insurance Companies To Report Identities Of Those Behind LLCs In High-Priced RE Deals

The days of property investors shielding their identities behind a limited liability corporation structure could come to an end with a newly...

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Singaporean Investor Makes Big Foray Into U.S. Multifamily, Goes For Class-B Instead Of Class-A
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Singaporean Investor Makes Big Foray Into U.S. Multifamily, Goes For Class-B Instead Of Class-A

Singapore-based CapitaLand Group, through its subsidiary CapitaLand International, has acquired a portfolio of 16 multifamily properties in the...

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In The Changing World Of Commercial Real Estate, A Degree Is Becoming A Requirement
News 3 weeks ago
In The Changing World Of Commercial Real Estate, A Degree Is Becoming A Requirement

For Casey Flannery, an administrative job out of college at a commercial real estate firm in Memphis, Tennessee, soon sparked an interest in trying...

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EXCLUSIVE: Workframe Upgrade Allows Corporate Tenants To Manage A Portfolio Of Projects Across Multiple Locations
News 4 weeks ago
EXCLUSIVE: Workframe Upgrade Allows Corporate Tenants To Manage A Portfolio Of Projects Across Multiple Locations

Long gone are the days of using spreadsheets, email threads and a slew of physical documents to track and manage office properties, capital...

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Och-Ziff Reportedly Seeking $2B For Opportunistic Fund, Its Largest Yet
News 4 weeks ago
Och-Ziff Reportedly Seeking $2B For Opportunistic Fund, Its Largest Yet

Hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, which has about $33.5B in assets under management, is planning another real estate fund. The target...

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Government Properties-Select Income REIT Merger The Latest In A Wave Of REIT Consolidations
News 4 weeks ago
Government Properties-Select Income REIT Merger The Latest In A Wave Of REIT Consolidations

Government Properties Income Trust has inked a deal to acquire Select Income REIT. Once the deal closes, the newly formed entity will be renamed...

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Beyond The Bio: 16 Questions With B+E Net Lease Co-Founder And CEO Camille Renshaw
News 4 weeks ago
Beyond The Bio: 16 Questions With B+E Net Lease Co-Founder And CEO Camille Renshaw

This series profiles men and women in commercial real estate who have profoundly transformed our neighborhoods and reshaped our cities, businesses...

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Risky Business: Investors Are On The Hunt For Better Risk-Adjusted Returns In Secondary Markets
News 1 month ago
Risky Business: Investors Are On The Hunt For Better Risk-Adjusted Returns In Secondary Markets

Commercial real estate investors on the hunt for solid risk-adjusted returns are bypassing top-tier markets to bet on assets in burgeoning...

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Blackstone Aims To Raise $18B For Next Real Estate Fund
News 1 month ago
Blackstone Aims To Raise $18B For Next Real Estate Fund

Private equity giant Blackstone is planning its next real estate fund, which will reportedly total $18B. That sum would make such a fund Blackstone...

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L Brands Shutting Down Luxury Retailer Henri Bendel After The Holidays
News 1 month ago
L Brands Shutting Down Luxury Retailer Henri Bendel After The Holidays

Retail might be bifurcated into luxury and budget sectors these days, but that doesn't mean luxury brands have automatic success. Luxe retailer...

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EXCLUSIVE: Real Estate Marketplace SpaceList To Make Listing Data, Market Research Available For Free
News 1 month ago
EXCLUSIVE: Real Estate Marketplace SpaceList To Make Listing Data, Market Research Available For Free

Technological advances have made sourcing real estate deals and raising capital more efficient, streamlined processes for owners and operators to...

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Taco Bell To Roll Out 300 Small-Format Locations As Retail Shrinkage Trend Continues
News 1 month ago
Taco Bell To Roll Out 300 Small-Format Locations As Retail Shrinkage Trend Continues

Taco Bell is joining the nationwide trend of smaller retail with the goal of penetrating more urban markets. The fast-food institution is planning...

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WeWork Acquires Software Company To Beef Up Office-As-A-Service Capabilities
News 1 month ago
WeWork Acquires Software Company To Beef Up Office-As-A-Service Capabilities

Coworking giant WeWork edged closer into the tech world recently when it acquired Teem, a Salt Lake City software startup specializing in office...

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JPMorgan Launches Initiative To Invest $500M In Underserved Communities That Qualify
News 1 month ago
JPMorgan Launches Initiative To Invest $500M In Underserved Communities That Qualify

JPMorgan Chase is launching a massive initiative aimed at improving struggling communities all over the world — and it is throwing considerable...

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Architect Of ‘Opportunity Zones’ Measure Starts New Firm To Spur Investments
News 1 month ago
Architect Of ‘Opportunity Zones’ Measure Starts New Firm To Spur Investments

Steve Glickman, a former Obama administration official who later pushed for an economic development-oriented tax break that was signed into law...

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Experiential Retail Gets Mad: Guests Pay To Break Stuff In 'Rage Rooms'
News 1 month ago
Experiential Retail Gets Mad: Guests Pay To Break Stuff In 'Rage Rooms'

In cities across the country, a recent trend in experiential retail is giving new meaning to the phrase, "You break it, you buy it." Spaces where...

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New York Firms Youngwoo, EquityMultiple To Raise $500M To Invest In Opportunity Zones Across The U.S.
News 1 month ago
New York Firms Youngwoo, EquityMultiple To Raise $500M To Invest In Opportunity Zones Across The U.S.

Though the particulars of Opportunity Zones created through the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that passed last year remain murky, the concept is generating...

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Blackstone To Acquire Massive Queens Apartment Property For Half A Billion Dollars
News 1 month ago
Blackstone To Acquire Massive Queens Apartment Property For Half A Billion Dollars

Blackstone Group has found another commercial property to add to its $119B portfolio, and it is a sizable catch: the 1,327-unit Parker Towers in...

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To Prevent Blight, Local Governments Are Buying Dead Malls
News 1 month ago
To Prevent Blight, Local Governments Are Buying Dead Malls

In the bifurcation of the retail world since the recession, winning malls attract shoppers and tenants, while losing malls attract neither and risk...

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Columbia Property Trust Is Listening To Acquisition Offers
News 1 month ago
Columbia Property Trust Is Listening To Acquisition Offers

An Atlanta REIT that has been investing heavily in New York's office market could be the target of a takeover. Columbia Property Trust hired an...

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REITs Rebound, With Some Niche Categories Leading The Charge
News 1 month ago
REITs Rebound, With Some Niche Categories Leading The Charge

REITs began 2018 under a cloud of trepidation regarding rising interest rates, but the industry is now seeing a rebound in select sectors. Property...

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SEC Settles Charges Against Former Colliers Broker Who Tried To Bribe Foreign Official
News 1 month ago
SEC Settles Charges Against Former Colliers Broker Who Tried To Bribe Foreign Official

The Securities and Exchange Commission has settled Foreign Corruption Practices Act charges against Joohyun Bahn, a New Jersey real estate broker...

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