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JLL's Acquisition Of HFF Could Mean A Game Of Broker Musical Chairs
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JLL's Acquisition Of HFF Could Mean A Game Of Broker Musical Chairs

JLL's acquisition of HFF is a big shake-up for the real estate services industry, and it could have wide-ranging ripple effects. As HFF comes under...

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For Building Developers, The Race To 5G Starts Now
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For Building Developers, The Race To 5G Starts Now

The cell nodes that will bring us 5G are already being strung up on lampposts in neighborhoods across the country. But for most people, daily life...

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CVS Inks CBD Distribution Deal With Cannabis Specialist Curaleaf
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CVS Inks CBD Distribution Deal With Cannabis Specialist Curaleaf

Pharmacy giant CVS Health Corp. has decided that the burgeoning market for cannabidiol, or CBD, is too good to pass up. CVS agreed this week to...

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Retailers Expect AI To Cut Costs, Boost Sales
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Retailers Expect AI To Cut Costs, Boost Sales

In their struggle to stay viable, retailers are turning to artificial intelligence - systems that take input, learn from it, and use that learning...

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Commercial Real Estate Brokers Admit To Slacking Off During March Madness
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Commercial Real Estate Brokers Admit To Slacking Off During March Madness

Commercial real estate brokers' bottom line depends on their ability to predict trends and watch the market. This week, many are using that skill...

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Fix-And-Flip Financing Is Finally Getting A Much-Needed Update
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Fix-And-Flip Financing Is Finally Getting A Much-Needed Update

With big-name development projects hogging the spotlight, the wave of small development projects sweeping across the U. S. has largely gone...

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We Company Kicks Off Smart Cities Initiative
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We Company Kicks Off Smart Cities Initiative

The We Company, parent of WeWork, apparently wants to do more than expand its offerings in cities around the world. The coworking specialist wants...

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Tishman Speyer, Common Partner To Launch Family-Focused Apartment Brand
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Tishman Speyer, Common Partner To Launch Family-Focused Apartment Brand

While building a co-living company to house young professionals in a community-focused setting, Common CEO Brad Hargreaves realized that as a young...

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Bill Would Allow Temporary Visas For Construction Workers
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Bill Would Allow Temporary Visas For Construction Workers

Rep. Lloyd Smucker has reintroduced a bill that would offer more visas to allow non-farm workers, including construction workers, to come to the...

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JLL To Buy HFF For $2B
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JLL To Buy HFF For $2B

By the end of this year, the real estate services industry will see a major consolidation. JLL has agreed to acquire HFF for $2B, the companies...

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WeWork's Tech Acquisitions Show The Rise Of The Surveillance Workplace
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WeWork's Tech Acquisitions Show The Rise Of The Surveillance Workplace

The We Company's gambit to become a tech company rather than a real estate company comes with the same modern privacy concerns that dog the tech...

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Marriott Unveils Ambitious Growth Plan
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Marriott Unveils Ambitious Growth Plan

Marriott International, already the largest hotel company in the world, said it will open more than 1,700 hotels worldwide over the next three...

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Why Tony Anderson Is One To Watch
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Why Tony Anderson Is One To Watch

James Capital Advisors Vice President Tony Anderson, who had no inkling in his youth that he would pursue a career in commercial real estate, is...

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Uber, Former CEO Making Quiet Real Estate Plays To Facilitate Food Delivery
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Uber, Former CEO Making Quiet Real Estate Plays To Facilitate Food Delivery

Food delivery is a booming business without any sign of slowing down, and some major players are expanding the scope of real estate's involvement....

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Steve Wynn Met With Steve Mnuchin, Treasury Officials About Opportunity Zones After Scandal
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Steve Wynn Met With Steve Mnuchin, Treasury Officials About Opportunity Zones After Scandal

Flush with capital gains following his $2.1B sale of Wynn Resorts stock amid a wave of sexual misconduct allegations, Steve Wynn met with the U. S....

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SIOR Global President Robert Thornburgh On How The Best Brokers Get Their Competitive Edge
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SIOR Global President Robert Thornburgh On How The Best Brokers Get Their Competitive Edge

The CRE brokerage industry is changing rapidly, and the best way to maintain relevance is to keep pace with today's technology and the emerging...

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Economic, Political Uncertainty Bother RE Investors, But Construction Costs Top The List
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Economic, Political Uncertainty Bother RE Investors, But Construction Costs Top The List

The world in 2019 is a nervous place - with its political uncertainty, trade wars and slowing economic growth - and real estate investors are...

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PropTech Startups Are Merging To Entice Big Real Estate Investors
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PropTech Startups Are Merging To Entice Big Real Estate Investors

Major real estate investors are still conservative when it comes to PropTech, and startups are looking for ways to legitimize themselves to an...

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Brookfield Snaps Up Oaktree, Adds $9B To Its Vast Pile Of CRE
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Brookfield Snaps Up Oaktree, Adds $9B To Its Vast Pile Of CRE

Brookfield Asset Management has inked a deal to acquire a majority interest in Oaktree Capital - about two-thirds (62%) of the business - for cash...

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New Opportunity Zone Tool Shows Which Zones Have Best Investment Demographics
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New Opportunity Zone Tool Shows Which Zones Have Best Investment Demographics

A new opportunity zone ranking highlights how some small markets present as much economic opportunity as coastal U. S. cities, but the question...

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Related Cos. Makes Inroads Into Logistics To Provide Amazon Alternative
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Related Cos. Makes Inroads Into Logistics To Provide Amazon Alternative

There aren't many situations in which Related Cos. would represent the "little guy," but going up against Amazon might be one of them. The real...

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Investors Betting Big On Life Science Properties, Even As Cap Rates Compress
News 4 months ago
Investors Betting Big On Life Science Properties, Even As Cap Rates Compress

With the rapid expansion of the U. S. life science industry, investor interest in life science properties has expanded dramatically, despite the...

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Coworking, Co-Living Companies Are Breaking Into Private Equity Investing
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Coworking, Co-Living Companies Are Breaking Into Private Equity Investing

The We Company and many of its peers in shared office and co-living are constantly on the lookout for new income streams, and many of them are...

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Focus On Miami Disappearing And Cities Overwhelmed By Mass Migration, Not Trump, Former UN Secretary General Tells Real Estate
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Focus On Miami Disappearing And Cities Overwhelmed By Mass Migration, Not Trump, Former UN Secretary General Tells Real Estate

CANNES, France - Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged the real estate industry to reject the thinking of the developer who became...

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Convene Partners With Healthcare Startup To Put Clinics In Coworking Spaces
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Convene Partners With Healthcare Startup To Put Clinics In Coworking Spaces

As part of its effort to be all things to all office users, Convene is bringing a new kind of amenity to flexible offices. A new partnership with...

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Toys R Us Property Company Emerges From Bankruptcy
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Toys R Us Property Company Emerges From Bankruptcy

Toys R Us Property Company I has emerged from bankruptcy as a reorganized entity known as Hill Street Properties. The new entity holds 168 former...

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Multifamily Still The King Of Investment Volume, But Next Year Could Be Different
News 4 months ago
Multifamily Still The King Of Investment Volume, But Next Year Could Be Different

Investors haven't lost their appetite for U. S. apartment properties, with investment sales up 15.1% to $167.5B in 2018 compared with the year...

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Silverstein, Cantor Fitzgerald Launch Opportunity Zone Joint Venture
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Silverstein, Cantor Fitzgerald Launch Opportunity Zone Joint Venture

Two institutions in New York real estate are joining forces to get into opportunity zone investing. Cantor Fitzgerald and Silverstein Properties...

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Airbnb Ups Its Game In Hospitality Biz With HotelTonight Acquisition
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Airbnb Ups Its Game In Hospitality Biz With HotelTonight Acquisition

Airbnb has inked a deal to acquire HotelTonight, an app specializing in finding hotel rooms at the last minute, ideally at a discount. The...

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House Democrats Might Investigate Kushner, Brookfield's 666 Fifth Ave. Deal
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House Democrats Might Investigate Kushner, Brookfield's 666 Fifth Ave. Deal

Kushner Cos. may have avoided debt disaster with 666 Fifth Ave., but it may be not be out of trouble just yet. House Democrats are in discussions...

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