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Preparing For A Recession
News 4 months ago
Preparing For A Recession

The Best Practices series asks CRE leaders around the country about how to best execute a single aspect of their business. With the latest U. S....

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Hotel Owner Gordon Sondland Now Figures In Trump Impeachment Investigation
News 4 months ago
Hotel Owner Gordon Sondland Now Figures In Trump Impeachment Investigation

Hotel magnate Gordon Sondland, U. S. Ambassador to the European Union, has landed in the middle of the exploration into potential impeachment...

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Top CRE Execs Answer 3 Important Questions On The Future Of WeWork
News 4 months ago
Top CRE Execs Answer 3 Important Questions On The Future Of WeWork

It took eight and a half years for WeWork to climb to the top of the commercial real estate world, dominating the world's biggest office markets...

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80% Of Contractors Struggle To Fill Needed Positions, Lengthening Construction Timelines
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80% Of Contractors Struggle To Fill Needed Positions, Lengthening Construction Timelines

The construction labor shortage over the past few years has deepened to a point that is impossible to ignore. At least 80% of contractors struggle...

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Investors Bet Billions On Leisure And Entertainment Properties
News 4 months ago
Investors Bet Billions On Leisure And Entertainment Properties

Blackstone Group has inked a deal to pay $2.9B for a 65% stake in resort operator Great Wolf Resorts. The seller, the private equity firm...

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There's No Recession-Proof CRE, But Some Property Types Will Slog Through Better Than Others
News 4 months ago
There's No Recession-Proof CRE, But Some Property Types Will Slog Through Better Than Others

The next recession has been predicted for a number of years now without making an appearance, but one of these days, history says, the business...

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The Crowdfunding Revolution Might Never Come To CRE
News 4 months ago
The Crowdfunding Revolution Might Never Come To CRE

Crowdfunding has not coalesced into the influential force in commercial real estate some may have expected, and is at risk of being decimated by...

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As WeWork Spirals, Competitor IWG Has Gained 60% In Value
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As WeWork Spirals, Competitor IWG Has Gained 60% In Value

The We Company's sudden fall from grace left its larger, less flashy international competitor smelling like roses. International Workplace Group,...

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President's Sons Are Selling Trump Organization Assets To Pay Down Debt
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President's Sons Are Selling Trump Organization Assets To Pay Down Debt

President Donald Trump claims not to benefit financially from his office, but his two oldest sons have been running a tight ship to make his...

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Andy Florance On Buying STR, WeWork's Failed IPO And What CoStar Buys Next
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Andy Florance On Buying STR, WeWork's Failed IPO And What CoStar Buys Next

Andy Florance has had an eye on Smith Travel Research for over a decade, ever since it bought a relative's research company. "My aunt owned a...

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If You Can't Beat E-Commerce, Join It
News 4 months ago
If You Can't Beat E-Commerce, Join It

Simon Says: Simon Property Group has partnered with online shopping site Rue Gilt Groupe on a new e-commerce platform, with the retail REIT...

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We Want To Know Your Thoughts On WeWork
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We Want To Know Your Thoughts On WeWork

The We Company's withdrawal of its initial public offering this week came as little surprise to even the most casual business news follower. After...

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CoStar Spending $450M To Buy Hotel Research Firm STR
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CoStar Spending $450M To Buy Hotel Research Firm STR

Real estate data giant CoStar Group has secured a deal to acquire STR, which specializes in hotel industry data, for $450M in cash. The deal is...

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Amazon Could Open Its Own Brand Of Grocery Stores This Year
News 4 months ago
Amazon Could Open Its Own Brand Of Grocery Stores This Year

Amazon is inching closer to opening its own line of grocery stores, separate from Whole Foods. The e-commerce giant has already signed at least 12...

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WeWork Withdraws IPO Filing
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WeWork Withdraws IPO Filing

WeWork isn't going public anytime soon. The coworking giant, less than two months after it filed an initial public offering prospectus with the...

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Blackstone Strikes Again, Snapping Up 60M SF Industrial Portfolio For $5.9B
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Blackstone Strikes Again, Snapping Up 60M SF Industrial Portfolio For $5.9B

Investment powerhouse Blackstone has inked a deal with Colony Capital to acquire Colony Industrial, the industrial real estate arm of Colony...

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JLL Adds Tech Division, Promotes Execs To Global Board In Organizational Shakeup
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JLL Adds Tech Division, Promotes Execs To Global Board In Organizational Shakeup

Real Estate and investment management giant JLL has elevated two co-CEOs to the company's Global Executive Board in the creation of JLL...

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What's In AOC's National Rent Control Proposal
News 4 months ago
What's In AOC's National Rent Control Proposal

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York has introduced a bill to the U. S. House of Representatives that would, if enacted, bring rent control -...

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WeWork Says It Will Still Sign New Leases After Flood Of Panicked Landlord Calls
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WeWork Says It Will Still Sign New Leases After Flood Of Panicked Landlord Calls

WeWork's scramble to recover from its failed attempt at an initial public offering continues. The We Company halted all new leasing activity on...

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WeWork Begins De-Neumannizing
News 5 months ago
WeWork Begins De-Neumannizing

Now under new management, WeWork is busy undoing some of the actions of founder and former CEO Adam Neumann from recent years that ultimately led...

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Compass Joins WeWork As SoftBank-Backed Startups With C-Suite Turmoil
News 5 months ago
Compass Joins WeWork As SoftBank-Backed Startups With C-Suite Turmoil

The turmoil at the top level of brokerage and tech startup Compass must be familiar to its biggest investor. Compass released a statement Wednesday...

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Don't Hold Your Breath For The Fed's Rate Cuts To Boost The Real Estate Market
News 5 months ago
Don't Hold Your Breath For The Fed's Rate Cuts To Boost The Real Estate Market

The U. S. Federal Reserve is trying to extend the economy's lengthy growth cycle by cutting interest rates, but the commercial real estate market...

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Read Up On The Wage Gap In CRE Before Monday's Mandatory U.S. Reporting Deadline
News 5 months ago
Read Up On The Wage Gap In CRE Before Monday's Mandatory U.S. Reporting Deadline

The U.S. government is forcing companies to take the first step to closing wage gaps: figuring out how big the problem is. Businesses with more...

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Amenity Experts Keep Developers From Wasting Money On Perks Tenants Don't Need
News 5 months ago
Amenity Experts Keep Developers From Wasting Money On Perks Tenants Don't Need

In the hopes of winning the war for tenants, multifamily developers have begun shelling out for increasingly elaborate offerings in their buildings...

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New Regulations Allow Closer U.S. Scrutiny Of Foreign CRE Investments
News 5 months ago
New Regulations Allow Closer U.S. Scrutiny Of Foreign CRE Investments

The U.S. Treasury Department has proposed new regulations to tighten government scrutiny on foreign investments in the United States, including a...

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Adam Neumann To Step Down As WeWork CEO
News 5 months ago
Adam Neumann To Step Down As WeWork CEO

Adam Neumann is expected to resign as CEO of WeWork, the company he co-founded in 2010 and built into a global force. Neumann agreed to step down...

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Holiday Sales This Year Will Be Strong — Unless They're Not
News 5 months ago
Holiday Sales This Year Will Be Strong — Unless They're Not

Holiday Sales This Year Will Be Strong - Unless They're Not Holiday retail sales are predicted to increase between 4.5% and 5% in 2019 compared...

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Salad Seller Sweetgreen Raises $150M At $1.6B Valuation, Thanks In Part To Its Tech
News 5 months ago
Salad Seller Sweetgreen Raises $150M At $1.6B Valuation, Thanks In Part To Its Tech

Sweetgreen, a fast-casual chain that specializes in salads, has closed a $150M round of financing, co-led by hedge funds Lone Pine Capital and D1...

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Adam Neumann May Step Down As WeWork CEO Under Pressure From SoftBank
News 5 months ago
Adam Neumann May Step Down As WeWork CEO Under Pressure From SoftBank

The man who took WeWork from a tiny startup to the brink of an IPO may not survive the fallout of the attempted offering's potential failure. One...

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Women In CRE Still Not Saying #MeToo
News 5 months ago
Women In CRE Still Not Saying #MeToo

As thousands of women prepare to fly to the Commercial Real Estate Women Network's annual convention in Orlando this week, the organization...

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