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Republicans Weigh Abandoning Tax Cut 2.0 After SALT Backlash
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Republicans Weigh Abandoning Tax Cut 2.0 After SALT Backlash

GOP leaders may drop the second phase of their tax cut plan, fearing it could antagonize voters in hotly contested Congressional districts. ...

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Why RREEF Property Trust Is Changing its Stance on Multifamily Assets
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Why RREEF Property Trust Is Changing its Stance on Multifamily Assets

CEO Julianna Ingersoll talks about recent shifts in the multifamily sector. For a while, Julianna Ingersoll and her colleagues at RREEF Property...

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Despite Rising Interest Rates, Real Estate Offers Opportunity To Investors
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Despite Rising Interest Rates, Real Estate Offers Opportunity To Investors

Long-term trends can—and will—affect real estate positively or negatively, but despite raucous political and economic news, real estate just...

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I Squared Raises $7 Billion for Infrastructure Investments
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I Squared Raises $7 Billion for Infrastructure Investments

The infrastructure investment fund, known as ISQ Global Infrastructure Fund II, will make average equity investments of $300 million in energy,...

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Facebook Real Estate Binge Shows It Has No Worries About Growth
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Facebook Real Estate Binge Shows It Has No Worries About Growth

Facebook plans to redevelop whole swaths of the land it holds in Menlo Park, Calif., potentially doubling its workforce there over the next decade...

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Do Widespread Rent Concessions in the Apartment Sector Signal a Problem?
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Do Widespread Rent Concessions in the Apartment Sector Signal a Problem?

Research firm Yardi Matrix reports it has registered rent concessions in every one of the 133 markets it tracks. Property managers are offering...

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Here are the Industrial Markets with the Most Absorption in the Past Year
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Here are the Industrial Markets with the Most Absorption in the Past Year

Based on data from Transwestern's latest national industrial report, the top 25 industrial markets experienced nearly 200 million sq. ft. of net...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 31, 2018)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 31, 2018)

Atlanta is struggling with gentrification, according to the Wall Street Journal. Nearly 40 percent of Americans struggle to pay for basic needs...

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Trump Touts Benefit of Capital Gains Break. Experts Aren’t Sold
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Trump Touts Benefit of Capital Gains Break. Experts Aren’t Sold

The capital gains change would slash tax bills for investors when selling assets such as stock or real estate by adjusting the original purchase...

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FHFA Shutdown of SFR Financing Programs Gets Mixed Reaction from CRE Pros
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FHFA Shutdown of SFR Financing Programs Gets Mixed Reaction from CRE Pros

The pilot programs that are being discontinued were to “test and learn” more about the SFR market, according to FHFA. Last week the Federal Housing...

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11 Best Markets for Office Investors Looking for a Safe Bet
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11 Best Markets for Office Investors Looking for a Safe Bet

A recent JLL study looked at best U.S. markets for office investors based on their economic growth potential. A recent JLL study looked at best U.S...

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Here are 11 Top Markets for Office Investors Seeking a Safe Bet
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Here are 11 Top Markets for Office Investors Seeking a Safe Bet

A recent JLL study looked at best U.S. markets for office investors based on their economic growth potential. A recent JLL study looked at best U.S...

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WeWork Would Top JPMorgan in NYC Office Space With 1 World Trade Center Lease
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WeWork Would Top JPMorgan in NYC Office Space With 1 World Trade Center Lease

The company is negotiating to take about 200,000 square feet (18,600 square meters) in the lower Manhattan skyscraper, according to a person with...

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Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Sells Apartment Stakes Worth Millions
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Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Sells Apartment Stakes Worth Millions

Cohen sold his stakes in 330 East 63rd St. and 133 Ave. D earlier this month, according to documents filed with New York City. Cohen sold his...

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U.S. Consumer Spending, Inflation Rise While Incomes Cool
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U.S. Consumer Spending, Inflation Rise While Incomes Cool

Purchases, which account for about 70 percent of the economy, rose 0.4 percent from the prior month for the second straight time. (Bloomberg)—U.S....

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 30, 2018)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 30, 2018)

Sears is battling with the operators of its Sears Hometown stores, reports Forbes. Moody’s Corp. and Reis Inc. are merging, according to...

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Brookfield Engages in Joint Ventures, Considers Mixed-Use Alternatives in Trying to Raise the Value of GGP’s Mall Portfolio
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Brookfield Engages in Joint Ventures, Considers Mixed-Use Alternatives in Trying to Raise the Value of GGP’s Mall Portfolio

Brookfield has already sold around $4 billion in stakes in some GGP malls to joint venture partners to help pay off some of the debt from the...

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Moody's Pulls WeWork Credit Ratings, Citing Lack of Information
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Moody's Pulls WeWork Credit Ratings, Citing Lack of Information

The credit grader published an unsolicited assessment in April that ranked WeWork’s $702 million of unsecured debt in the lowest speculative-grade...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 29, 2018)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 29, 2018)

Former Sears stores are still valuable to investors, The New York Times reports. A banking regulator took the first step toward rewriting rules for...

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A Discussion on Risk in the Seniors Housing Sector
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A Discussion on Risk in the Seniors Housing Sector

What are the risks facing operators and financiers of seniors housing and care facilities? Risk surrounds us. In our personal lives. In our...

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Life Company Lenders Feel Pressure to Tighten Spreads on CRE Loans
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Life Company Lenders Feel Pressure to Tighten Spreads on CRE Loans

“Spread compression is our biggest challenge this year,” says Christine Haskins, managing director with PGIM Real Estate Finance. Life insurance...

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New York’s Mall For the Rich Is Actually On Long Island
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New York’s Mall For the Rich Is Actually On Long Island

Americana Manhasset is home to one of the most exclusive groups of stores in the United States. (Bloomberg)—Americana Manhasset is one of the...

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Kushner Family Real Estate Business Fined $210,000 By NYC for False Paperwork
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Kushner Family Real Estate Business Fined $210,000 By NYC for False Paperwork

Kushner Cos. filed the false data on 42 occasions since 2013, New York’s Department of Buildings said. (Bloomberg)—Jared Kushner’s family real...

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Has the Property Management Industry Prepared the Next Generation for Succession?
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Has the Property Management Industry Prepared the Next Generation for Succession?

IREM and other organizations are making efforts to spread the good news of a career in property management. Much has been written—even in this...

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Blackstone Is Said to Decide Against Raising Offer for LaSalle
News 3 months ago
Blackstone Is Said to Decide Against Raising Offer for LaSalle

Blackstone will walk away with a $112 million breakup fee if LaSalle reaches an agreement with Pebblebrook. (Bloomberg)—Blackstone Group LP doesn’t...

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Starter-Home Affordability Hits a Decade Low
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Starter-Home Affordability Hits a Decade Low

In the second quarter, first-time buyers needed almost 23 percent of their income to afford a typical entry-level home, up from 21 percent a year...

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LaSalle Hotel Reconsidering Planned Takeover by Blackstone
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LaSalle Hotel Reconsidering Planned Takeover by Blackstone

The latest version of Pebblebrook’s bid, from last week, may lead to a superior proposal to the agreement reached with Blackstone, a determination...

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Strong Economy Fuels Growth in Hotel Rates, but Inflation Is a Worry
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Strong Economy Fuels Growth in Hotel Rates, but Inflation Is a Worry

Average daily rates are growing, but the increase is only barely keeping up with inflation. The performance of hotel properties keeps getting...

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

Hurricane Lane may disrupt real estate deals, according to the Honolulu Star Advertiser. Executives at natural grocery stores say they have seen...

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Alleviate Risk Through Data Benchmarks
News 3 months ago
Alleviate Risk Through Data Benchmarks

IREM Data Shows Market Trends for Five Major Property Types. Sponsored by IREM As the demand for performance benchmarking rises, the availability...

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