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5 Office Buildings Are Creating A New Approach To Connectivity In The Grand Central Business District
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5 Office Buildings Are Creating A New Approach To Connectivity In The Grand Central Business District

Want to get a jump start on upcoming deals? Meet the major New York City players at one of our upcoming events! Want to get a jump start on...

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Uncertainty Jostles CRE Investment Market, Drives Interest Rates Down
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Uncertainty Jostles CRE Investment Market, Drives Interest Rates Down

Real estate sales transaction activity slowed in the first quarter of 2019, down 11% from 2018, and decreased for every major product type as...

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Canadian Fashion Retailer Revives Charlotte Russe, Plans 100 New Stores
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Canadian Fashion Retailer Revives Charlotte Russe, Plans 100 New Stores

YM Inc., the new owner of Charlotte Russe, has relaunched the brand nationwide. In early June it opened five of a planned 100 new locations; it...

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Thanks To RuPaul, Drag Shows Are Making Brunches Big Business For Restaurants
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Thanks To RuPaul, Drag Shows Are Making Brunches Big Business For Restaurants

Brunch with a side of drag queens has been a Sunday staple for some members of the LGBT community for years. But more recently, it has become a...

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Barnes & Noble Bought By Hedge Fund, To Be Led By U.K. Bookseller
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Barnes & Noble Bought By Hedge Fund, To Be Led By U.K. Bookseller

Barnes & Noble has found a new owner with prodigiously deep pockets. Elliott Management, the hedge fund run by Paul Singer, has purchased a...

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Backed By New Owners, Versace Plans Over 100 New Stores
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Backed By New Owners, Versace Plans Over 100 New Stores

Versace's new ownership has ambitious plans for the Italian luxury brand. Capri Holdings, the new corporate name of Michael Kors after it purchased...

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Economists React To May Jobs Report On Twitter
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Economists React To May Jobs Report On Twitter

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 75,000 jobs in May, the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, marking the country's 104th...

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Urban Student Housing Has Arrived As A Core Asset, With The Price Tag To Come With It
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Urban Student Housing Has Arrived As A Core Asset, With The Price Tag To Come With It

Student housing is long past being a niche market in commercial real estate, and at this late stage in the cycle, it may become even more central....

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Strategies To Keep Talented Employees In A Tight Job Market
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Strategies To Keep Talented Employees In A Tight Job Market

Commercial real estate is a profession marked by job-hopping, and the current climate of low unemployment and high deal volume makes the trend even...

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Canadian Startup Rolls Out Pop-Up Concept For Cannabis Retailers
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Canadian Startup Rolls Out Pop-Up Concept For Cannabis Retailers

A Canadian company founded this year by two entrepreneurs has introduced a new kind of pop-up store to the retail world: a line of prefabricated,...

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Amazon Adding Partnerships With Home, Apartment, Hotel Developers To Become Dominant Smart Home Provider
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Amazon Adding Partnerships With Home, Apartment, Hotel Developers To Become Dominant Smart Home Provider

Amazon is working hard to bring Alexa into where you live, whether you buy its products or not. For years, data-gathering has been at the heart of...

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A-Rod Snaps Up His First NYC Multifamily Property
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A-Rod Snaps Up His First NYC Multifamily Property

Former Yankees third baseman and tabloid personality Alex Rodriguez has acquired a 21-unit apartment tower in the East Village of Manhattan in...

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Seeing Concerning Trends, Walmart Launches $200M Store Renovation Drive
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Seeing Concerning Trends, Walmart Launches $200M Store Renovation Drive

Walmart may be sensing a change in the wind for its Canadian business, and is taking action accordingly. The world's largest company in terms of...

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CVS Plans Expanded Health Services In 1,500 Stores
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CVS Plans Expanded Health Services In 1,500 Stores

After a trial run of the concept in Houston that the company calls a success, CVS Health Corp. is planning to have more than 1,500 in-store...

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Blackstone Drops $19B To Buy Back Big Chunk Of Logistics Portfolio It Sold In 2014
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Blackstone Drops $19B To Buy Back Big Chunk Of Logistics Portfolio It Sold In 2014

They say never go back. But when it comes to U. S. industrial property, Blackstone has just thrown that maxim out of the window of a speeding...

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After Sears Bankruptcy, Eddie Lampert Moves To Acquire Sears Hometown Stores
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After Sears Bankruptcy, Eddie Lampert Moves To Acquire Sears Hometown Stores

Hedge fund operator and former Sears Holding CEO Eddie Lampert, whose company Transform Holdco now owns Sears and Kmart, is planning to spend $2.25...

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Wyndham Destinations To Invest $1B In Expanding, Modernizing Timeshare Business
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Wyndham Destinations To Invest $1B In Expanding, Modernizing Timeshare Business

The landscape of vacation accommodations has never been so fluid, and one old stalwart is trying to re-establish its place. Wyndham Destinations,...

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16 Questions With Common Founder/CEO Brad Hargreaves
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16 Questions With Common Founder/CEO Brad Hargreaves

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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Privately Owned Student Housing Is Just Co-Living With Different Branding
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Privately Owned Student Housing Is Just Co-Living With Different Branding

As universities rely on off-campus housing to accommodate their growing populations and the trend of co-living brings multifamily closer to dorm...

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All Those Private Equity Funds Will Have To Spend On Worse And Worse Deals
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All Those Private Equity Funds Will Have To Spend On Worse And Worse Deals

Private equity real estate funds continue to raise prodigious amounts of capital, but they may not be the producers they once were. A combination...

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Anti-Abortion Legislation Threatens Business Climate In Fastest-Growing Parts Of U.S.
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Anti-Abortion Legislation Threatens Business Climate In Fastest-Growing Parts Of U.S.

North Carolina took a nearly $4B hit to its economy when companies and tourism-generating events left the state after it passed anti-LGBT...

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E-Cig Company Juul Planning Retail Stores
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E-Cig Company Juul Planning Retail Stores

E-cigarette maker Juul Labs, which is the dominant player in that field with about a 75% U. S. market share, is mulling plans for its own retail...

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CBRE Promotes 31-Year-Old Research Director To Head Retail Capital Markets For The Americas
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CBRE Promotes 31-Year-Old Research Director To Head Retail Capital Markets For The Americas

CBRE's Melina Cordero is breaking several molds with her new position. Cordero has been named as CBRE's new managing director of retail capital...

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Why REITs And Their Investors Are Betting Big On ESG
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Why REITs And Their Investors Are Betting Big On ESG

REITs are embracing ESG - environmental, social and governance policies - as a set of best practices that can reshape the way they do business in...

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WeWork Takes Another Step Toward IPO, Seeks $2.7B Line Of Credit
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WeWork Takes Another Step Toward IPO, Seeks $2.7B Line Of Credit

The We Company, parent of WeWork, is apparently taking another step toward its long-anticipated initial public offering by entering into...

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18 Months After Tax Cuts And Jobs Act, Proper Tax Planning Is Starting To Pay Off
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18 Months After Tax Cuts And Jobs Act, Proper Tax Planning Is Starting To Pay Off

This tax season, the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act finally went into effect. Though certain commercial real estate companies face a lower corporate...

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Mack-Cali Feud With Investor Bow Street Reaches New Highs
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Mack-Cali Feud With Investor Bow Street Reaches New Highs

Mack-Cali Realty Corp.'s board of directors is planning to form a committee of independent directors with the stated objective of conducting a...

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Lenders Don't Care If Your Project Is In An Opportunity Zone
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Lenders Don't Care If Your Project Is In An Opportunity Zone

Opportunity zones have generated nationwide excitement since they were introduced, but a maxim has been repeated ad nauseum to temper that...

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Bath & Body Works Defies Closure Trend, Opening New Stores And Renovating Others
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Bath & Body Works Defies Closure Trend, Opening New Stores And Renovating Others

Retailer L Brands plans to open 46 new Bath & Body Works stores this year, which is a net addition of 22 locations, since it plans to close 24. The...

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Sears Emerges From Bankruptcy With New, Much Smaller Stores
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Sears Emerges From Bankruptcy With New, Much Smaller Stores

Sears has gotten its second chance, and the department store giant is going lowercase. In the past few weeks, Sears Holdings has opened the first...

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