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Oxford Is Said to Invest $2 Billion in NYC’s Hudson Square
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Oxford Is Said to Invest $2 Billion in NYC’s Hudson Square

Oxford Properties, the real estate unit of Canadian pension fund OMERS and CPPIB bought a 1.3-million-sq.-ft. freight terminal in Manhattan for...

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Multifamily Investors Continue to Accept Low Cap Rates, But for How Long?
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Multifamily Investors Continue to Accept Low Cap Rates, But for How Long?

Cap rates on multifamily transactions have not moved much since 2017, according to Real Capital Analytics. Experts keep waiting for the yield to...

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Female CRE Executives Still Getting Paid Less than Male Peers, CREW White Paper Reveals
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Female CRE Executives Still Getting Paid Less than Male Peers, CREW White Paper Reveals

The pay gap hasn’t closed significantly, according to Julie Sorensen, industry research committee co-chair with CREW. While there has been some...

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Four Questions to Ask Before You Hire a CRE Services Firm
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Four Questions to Ask Before You Hire a CRE Services Firm

Hiring the wrong brokerage or property management firm can cost you time and money. Whether you’re a landlord, a tenant, a buyer or a seller,...

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New Money Comes to Student Housing
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New Money Comes to Student Housing

Student housing is hot with traditional investors and now, increasingly, with new investors. By Bendix Anderson Student housing is hot with...

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Unmet Student Housing Data Needs Suggests Market Opportunity
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Unmet Student Housing Data Needs Suggests Market Opportunity

Data is king in today’s business environment and student housing is no exception. Data is king in today’s business environment and student housing...

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Getting a Little Closer, But Also Looking Further Afield
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Getting a Little Closer, But Also Looking Further Afield

Proximity to campus continues to define investment winners in student housing even as value-add and tertiary market plays heat up. By Chris Wood...

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It's Student Housing Time
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It's Student Housing Time

The student housing industry continues to experience rapid evolution with two mega transactions this year. By J. Andrew Hogshead The student...

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Fannie, Freddie Investors Maintain Hope in Net Sweep Lawsuit
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Fannie, Freddie Investors Maintain Hope in Net Sweep Lawsuit

A U.S. District Judge said the government’s seizure of all mortgage companies’ profits in January 2013 to recapture taxpayer-funded bailout money...

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Litt Says Mack-Cali May Have Turned Away Unidentified Suitor
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Litt Says Mack-Cali May Have Turned Away Unidentified Suitor

The potential buyer alerted Jonathan Litt’s Land & Buildings that the company made a bid at a significant premium to Mack-Cali’s stock price. ...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 1, 2018)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 1, 2018)

There are many homeowners still struggling a decade after the housing crisis, MarketWatch reports. Billions of dollars are flowing into real estate...

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Will Automation in the Warehouse Sector Affect Real Estate Needs?
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Will Automation in the Warehouse Sector Affect Real Estate Needs?

The use robots and driveless trucks will change the real estate requirements of logistics tenants, new reports claim. Automated warehouses manned...

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Taking a Closer Look at the Right of First Refusal, the Right of First Offer and the Option to Purchase
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Taking a Closer Look at the Right of First Refusal, the Right of First Offer and the Option to Purchase

What advantages and drawbacks do all these contract options carry? Like any other business transaction, negotiating a commercial real estate...

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Exclusive Research: Maintaining Liquidity
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Exclusive Research: Maintaining Liquidity

There are slight signs of caution, but CRE lenders and borrowers expect capital markets to remain stable for the sector in 2019. Borrowers have...

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Chicago Stays Cool in a World of Overheated Real Estate Prices
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Chicago Stays Cool in a World of Overheated Real Estate Prices

The Windy City is the only undervalued housing market in a survey of 20 financial centers by UBS Group AG, partly due to its widely publicized...

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Six Takeaways from the Urban Land Institute’s Real Estate Economic Forecast
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Six Takeaways from the Urban Land Institute’s Real Estate Economic Forecast

Urban Land Institute’s survey predicts continued economic expansion, but lower rate of returns growth on CRE for the next three years. As U.S....

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Inside the First Amazon 4-star Store in NYC
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Inside the First Amazon 4-star Store in NYC

Amazon's new bricks-and-mortar concept features the highest rated products from its site. Amazon's new bricks-and-mortar concept features the...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 27, 2018)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 27, 2018)

Cadillac’s headquarters is going back to Detroit after moving to New York City several years ago, according to the Wall Street Journal. Apartment...

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Data Center Land in Loudoun Is Now Regularly Selling for North of $1M per Acre
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Data Center Land in Loudoun Is Now Regularly Selling for North of $1M per Acre

In Loudoun County, Va., prices of $1 million per acre for data center land have become a standard in recent months. It was notable when, in 2014, a...

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Fed Raises Rates and Says More Coming, Brushing Off Trump Jabs
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Fed Raises Rates and Says More Coming, Brushing Off Trump Jabs

The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark funds rate to a range of 2.0 percent to 2.25 percent. (Bloomberg)—Federal Reserve officials raised...

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Popular Mortgage-Bond Trade Losing Appeal as Rates Keep Rising
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Popular Mortgage-Bond Trade Losing Appeal as Rates Keep Rising

With rising rates making it harder for homeowners to refinance, buyers of “scratch and dent” mortgage securities can end up holding them for longer...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 26, 2018)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 26, 2018)

The Fed might end its “accommodative” fiscal policy era, Reuters reports. Elizabeth Warren has introduced a bill to direct $500 billion to solve...

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A Look at The Top Zip Codes for Millennials
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A Look at The Top Zip Codes for Millennials

RentCafe recently broke down which neighborhoods had the greatest percentage of Millennials as residents. RentCafe recently broke down which...

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS- 2018 Yearend Trends and Outlook
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS- 2018 Yearend Trends and Outlook

The editors of National Real Estate Investor are seeking content from CRE industry leaders and experts for inclusion in their 2018 Yearend Trends...

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Caution: Potential Inverted Yield Curve Ahead
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Caution: Potential Inverted Yield Curve Ahead

Capital markets have priced in a 25-basis point increase ahead of Fed meeting. This week’s scheduled meeting of the Federal Reserve Board on Sept....

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Growth in Total Returns on CRE Investment Will Decelerate Over the Next Two Years, PREA Survey Respondents Predict
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Growth in Total Returns on CRE Investment Will Decelerate Over the Next Two Years, PREA Survey Respondents Predict

PREA’s third quarter consensus forecast survey shows investors expect total return growth on all commercial property types to slow between 2018 and...

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Washington REIT Is Said to Explore Sale of Retail Portfolio
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Washington REIT Is Said to Explore Sale of Retail Portfolio

The D.C.-based REIT’s retail portfolio could bring in about $800 million. (Bloomberg)—Washington Real Estate Investment Trust is exploring the sale...

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NYC Moves to Stop Fake Renovation Filings Used to Evict Renters
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NYC Moves to Stop Fake Renovation Filings Used to Evict Renters

A report from tenant advocacy group the Housing Rights Initiative found more than 10,000 false renovation applications over the course of two and a...

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SFR Landlords Have Room to Raise Rents in Most Markets
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SFR Landlords Have Room to Raise Rents in Most Markets

Low vacancy and prohibitive house prices give SFR tenants incentives to accept rent increases. There is still room for landlords of single-family...

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Homeowners Gain $5.57 per Hour in Home Equity Across California
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Homeowners Gain $5.57 per Hour in Home Equity Across California

From mid-2017 through mid-2018, the average U.S. homeowner gained $16,200 in home equity. (Bloomberg)—The average homeowner in the U.S. gained $16...

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