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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 14, 2019)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 14, 2019)

Amazon U. S. Online Market Share Estimate Cut to 38% From 47% "A closely watched researcher has cut its estimate of Amazon.com Inc.'s share of the...

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Investors Pumped Billions Into Suburbs That Never Got Built
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Investors Pumped Billions Into Suburbs That Never Got Built

Walton Group of Companies, a Calgary-based real estate firm that had delivered 12 percent annual returns in the past, sold them on the idea of...

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A Bankruptcy May Be in Forever 21’s Future, But the Chain Will Survive, Experts Say
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A Bankruptcy May Be in Forever 21’s Future, But the Chain Will Survive, Experts Say

Struggling Forever 21 is reportedly eyeing significant turnaround plans. Faced with diminishing mall traffic and falling sales due to competition...

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Navigating the Complexities of Hotel Financing
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Navigating the Complexities of Hotel Financing

Even within the context of a lengthy economic expansion, the hospitality sector is demonstrating its strength and stability. According to CBRE,...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 11, 2019)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 11, 2019)

A $1,800 Apartment Became a $3,300 Corporate Rental. Is That Bad for Housing? "Last week, an upstart company started providing furnished apartments...

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Freddie Mac Targeting ESG Investors with Green Mortgage Bonds
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Freddie Mac Targeting ESG Investors with Green Mortgage Bonds

The first bond in the new KG series of CMBS -- designed to meet the needs of money managers who use environmental, social and governance criteria...

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Managing Risk and Returns in Late-Cycle CRE Investments
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Managing Risk and Returns in Late-Cycle CRE Investments

We're all hearing it: despite many positive economic indicators, the commercial real estate world is buzzing with late-cycle concerns. For...

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Tech Opportunities for Real Estate Investors and Advisors
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Tech Opportunities for Real Estate Investors and Advisors

Today's investment managers must increasingly stay on top of their technology game in order to keep up with the competition-as well as savvy...

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N.Y. Rent Rule Revamp Sends Shock Waves From Brooklyn to Israel
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N.Y. Rent Rule Revamp Sends Shock Waves From Brooklyn to Israel

Already, the reverberations are being felt from the city's property market to Tel Aviv. Democrats in Albany, now in control of the state...

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Hospitality Properties Trust’s Acquisition of the Spirit MTA Portfolio Underscores the Appeal of the Net Lease Sector
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Hospitality Properties Trust’s Acquisition of the Spirit MTA Portfolio Underscores the Appeal of the Net Lease Sector

The retail net lease sector is certainly enjoying a healthy run. In 2018, net lease REITs racked up an overall return of 13.93 percent, according...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 7, 2019)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 7, 2019)

Fed is debating whether to cut the interest rate at its June meeting, reports the Wall Street Journal. Elliott Advisors is buying Barnes & Noble...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 6, 2019)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 6, 2019)

Units in Santa Maria, Calif. and other nearby towns with high immigration are being converted to dormitory-style residences for temporary guest...

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Can Sears Survive by Opening Smaller-Format Stores?
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Can Sears Survive by Opening Smaller-Format Stores?

It has been a tumultuous situation ever since Eddie Lampert, former Sears Holdings Corp. CEO, and his ESL Investment Inc. hedge fund gained control...

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Bank Exposure Risk on CRE Lending Creeps Higher
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Bank Exposure Risk on CRE Lending Creeps Higher

Banks are enjoying near record low commercial real estate loan delinquency rates at 0.5 percent. Yet some industry observers are cautioning that...

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Starwood Commits $500 Million to Commercial Energy Projects
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Starwood Commits $500 Million to Commercial Energy Projects

CleanFund, based in Sausalito, California, provides financing using a model called PACE -- or property assessed clean energy -- to help building...

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How Foreign Investors Can Deal with Higher Risks in a Down-turning Market
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How Foreign Investors Can Deal with Higher Risks in a Down-turning Market

U. S.-based private equity funds have more than $300 billion waiting to invest in commercial real estate. That's a lot of money chasing quality...

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Apartment Building Owners Try to Grapple with Tougher Energy Use Requirements
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Apartment Building Owners Try to Grapple with Tougher Energy Use Requirements

New York property owners and developers and local officials are trying to understand what the city's new, tougher energy use loss might mean for...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 3, 2019)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 3, 2019)

The Mall Meltdown Continues "Retailers' earnings season has gone from bad to worse. The bleeding intensified last week, with shares of Abercrombie ...

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As Rent Growth Declines in the Self-Storage Sector, Developers Slow Down New Projects
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As Rent Growth Declines in the Self-Storage Sector, Developers Slow Down New Projects

Rents have stopped rising at many self-storage properties, as managers struggle to compete with new facilities opening nearby. "The rise in supply...

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Connecting Clients to Liquidity
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Connecting Clients to Liquidity

Understand why and when it can make sense to borrow against an investment portfolio. Connecting Clients to Liquidity

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 31, 2019)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 31, 2019)

FedEx to deliver packages any day of the week, in order to keep up with demand for quick delivery, reports the Wall Street Journal. The rental...

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Welcome to The Weekender Podcast
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Welcome to The Weekender Podcast

NREI is getting into the podcasting game. The Weekender podcast is an adaptaion of our popular Weekender newsletter. It's a conversation about some...

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CMBS Delinquency Rate in April Posts Another Decline, Led by Retail-Backed Loans
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CMBS Delinquency Rate in April Posts Another Decline, Led by Retail-Backed Loans

April, the most recent month for which data is available, showed a decline in the all-property 30+ days CMBS delinquency rate, according to both...

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Simon Launches Online Platform to Drive Business to Outlet Centers. But Is This Move Too Little Too Late?
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Simon Launches Online Platform to Drive Business to Outlet Centers. But Is This Move Too Little Too Late?

Simon Property Group, the largest mall owner in the U. S., is going online with its own online shopping platform. Simon is testing Shop Premium...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 30, 2019)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 30, 2019)

The Blackstone Group has soled more than $1 billion in Invitation Homes shares, reports the Wall Street Journal. Walmart is planning to build a new...

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Lean Into Tech Before You’re Left Behind
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Lean Into Tech Before You’re Left Behind

Property management firms have been handed a golden opportunity: the demand for rental property is on the rise and it isn't expected to slow....

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 29, 2019)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 29, 2019)

Developers build enormous arenas dedicated to e-sports events, reports The New York Times. Companies are enlisting ride-share app drivers to...

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Navigating Today’s Hotel Property Improvement Plans
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Navigating Today’s Hotel Property Improvement Plans

All hotel properties require periodic refreshes and property improvement plans (PIPs) that can demand significant capital investment. From a...

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Private Equity Real Estate Fund Managers Face Growing Pressure on Yields
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Private Equity Real Estate Fund Managers Face Growing Pressure on Yields

Private equity real estate funds have been enjoying robust fundraising in recent years that has resulted in record high levels of assets under...

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A New ETF Comes on the Market, to Capitalize on the Positive Outlook for the Net Lease Space
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A New ETF Comes on the Market, to Capitalize on the Positive Outlook for the Net Lease Space

In 2018, net lease REITs stood tall while many other REIT categories shriveled. Publicly-traded net lease REITs-which Nareit calls free-standing...

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