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Leaping Toward Asset Transparency
Blog 1 week ago
Leaping Toward Asset Transparency
Source CMBS

A new rent-roll reporting standard promises to improve underwriting and commercial real estate investment management

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Easton at 20: It's expanding while getting denser, keeping with Les Wexner’s vision of flexibility
News 3 days ago
Easton at 20: It's expanding while getting denser, keeping with Les Wexner’s vision of flexibility

It's hard to imagine Les Wexner being laughed out of a room. But the retail titan and founder of L Brands Inc. experienced just that almost three...

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This serial entrepreneur is looking to make a big splash with D.C. sports betting
News 3 days ago
This serial entrepreneur is looking to make a big splash with D.C. sports betting

As a former college football player, Shane August believes sports wagering is the closest you can get to the game without being in it. As a small...

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Middle Market Fast 50 in Washington
News 3 days ago
Middle Market Fast 50 in Washington

Smartsheet Inc. went public on April 27, 2018. Avalara Inc. went public on June 16, 2018. On Jan. 2019, Apptio filed Form 15 with SEC to deregister...

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California investor buys bank's Tempe campus
News 4 days ago
California investor buys bank's Tempe campus

A three-story corporate campus fully leased to Wells Fargo in the Papago Park Center development sold for $52.4 million. The building, located at...

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Former Restaurant Eve building sells in Old Town
News 4 days ago
Former Restaurant Eve building sells in Old Town

The more than century-old building that long housed Alexandria's Restaurant Eve has been sold to a local real estate investment firm. White Star...

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D.C. developer and 'nice guy' Daniel Karchem dead at 64
News 4 days ago
D.C. developer and 'nice guy' Daniel Karchem dead at 64

D. C.-area developer Daniel Karchem, best known for projects including Gallup's worldwide headquarters and the House of Sweden, died Thursday at...

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Viewpoint: What business can do to ease homelessness
News 4 days ago
Viewpoint: What business can do to ease homelessness

It's time for the private sector and philanthropy to step up investments and convening power to help accelerate our community's response to...

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Call Your Mother Is Opening A Second Location In Georgetown
Blog 4 days ago
Call Your Mother Is Opening A Second Location In Georgetown
Source Dcist

Fans of Call Your Mother will have another place to presumably queue up for giant bagel sandwiches: The the self-described “Jew-ish” bagel store is...

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What $2,200 rents in D.C. right now
Blog 4 days ago
What $2,200 rents in D.C. right now
Source Curbed - D.C.

See your options in neighborhoods like Shaw and Woodley Park Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set...

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Discount retailer Gordmans expanding into smaller Ohio cities
News 4 days ago
Discount retailer Gordmans expanding into smaller Ohio cities

Off-price retailer Gordmans is entering Ohio with plans to open 25 stores in smaller cities throughout the state on Thursday. The expansion is part...

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East Side development pioneer Rhonda Ricks has died
News 4 days ago
East Side development pioneer Rhonda Ricks has died

Dr. Rhonda Ricks, a champion of East Side development, has died. Ricks died on June 19. Her death comes shortly after the start of one of her...

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Transwestern’s Jovi McAndrew Joins C&W
News 4 days ago
Transwestern’s Jovi McAndrew Joins C&W

WASHINGTON, DC-Jovi McAndrew has been recruited by Cushman & Wakefield to join its Washington DC metro region leasing team. He will be an executive...

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Georgetown restaurant news: Power spot Cafe Milano adding a deck, and Call Your Mother is coming
News 4 days ago
Georgetown restaurant news: Power spot Cafe Milano adding a deck, and Call Your Mother is coming

Call Your Mother, Georgetown. Well, you should. She misses you. But the news here is that Call Your Mother, the popular Park View "Jew-ish deli"...

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Idle Time Books Becomes Lost City Books
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Idle Time Books Becomes Lost City Books "We’ll remain a place where intellectualism, creativity, openness, and a love of books are a priority."

2467 18th Street, NW Ed. Note: See our discussion on D.C.’s best bookstores here. From a press release: “Idle Time Books, an iconic neighborhood...

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Skanska Sells New NoMa Apartment Building For $141M
News 4 days ago
Skanska Sells New NoMa Apartment Building For $141M

Skanska has sold the first of three buildings at its NoMa mixed-use development just as it is nearing completion. The developer announced Thursday...

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Today's Rental was chosen because of the mod look
Blog 4 days ago
Today's Rental was chosen because of the mod look

This rental is located at Rock Creek Church Rd near New Hampshire Ave, NW. The Craigslist ad says: “$1960 / 1br – 620ft2 – Convenient and stylish...

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D.C. Council Set To Vote On Comprehensive Plan Amendments 18 Months After Introduction
News 4 days ago
D.C. Council Set To Vote On Comprehensive Plan Amendments 18 Months After Introduction

Mayor Muriel Bowser has been urging the D.C. Council to move forward with the changes to the city's long-term development plan her administration...

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New Energy Star standards mean many D.C. buildings will need upgrading
News 4 days ago
New Energy Star standards mean many D.C. buildings will need upgrading

It is estimated that a good percentage of the District's existing commercial buildings will need to be upgraded, but the city is already well-ahead...

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Marcus & Millichap arranges the sale of a 62,506 s/f Shopping Center in Peckville
News 5 days ago
Marcus & Millichap arranges the sale of a 62,506 s/f Shopping Center in Peckville

PECKVILLE, PA — Marcus & Millichap announced the sale of Peckville Shopping Center, a 62,506 s/f retail property located in Peckville, according to...

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CBRE Hires Finance Pro From Kettler in DC
News 5 days ago
CBRE Hires Finance Pro From Kettler in DC

CBRE has hired Justin Glasgow as a senior vice president in its Mid-Atlantic Debt & Structured Finance team in Washington, D. C., according to the...

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Shoppers employees to pressure parent cmpany for answers on D.C.-area closures
News 5 days ago
Shoppers employees to pressure parent cmpany for answers on D.C.-area closures

Employees of Shoppers grocery stores in Maryland and Virginia will take to the streets - or, at least, the parking lots - with more than a dozen...

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JLL’s Chris Molivadas shares insight on how culture and the bottom line are connected
News 5 days ago
JLL’s Chris Molivadas shares insight on how culture and the bottom line are connected

In early 2018, JLL unveiled its new Mid-Atlantic headquarters at 2020 K Street in Washington, D.C. As workplace experts, JLL’s local team created...

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Senate committee lifts resistance to GSA real estate prospectuses
News 5 days ago
Senate committee lifts resistance to GSA real estate prospectuses

The Senate's Committee on Environment and Public Works voted unanimously Wednesday to approve more than three dozen real estate prospectuses sought...

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D.C. Council Considers Bill To Seal Eviction Records
Blog 5 days ago
D.C. Council Considers Bill To Seal Eviction Records
Source Dcist

Under legislation introduced at the D.C. Council, it would be harder for landlords to deny housing to renters based on prior evictions. The ...

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Arlington's lead Amazon negotiator picked as Pr. William's new economic development chief
News 5 days ago
Arlington's lead Amazon negotiator picked as Pr. William's new economic development chief

Christina Winn, one of the lead Arlington officials tasked with luring Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) to the county, is taking over as Prince William County...

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Education Firm Expands Lease to 11K SF in DC’s Van Ness Neighborhood
News 5 days ago
Education Firm Expands Lease to 11K SF in DC’s Van Ness Neighborhood

The Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) has expanded its lease to 10,990 square feet at 4301 Connecticut Avenue NW in Washington, D. C.,...

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SEC to keep headquarters near Union Station, for now
News 5 days ago
SEC to keep headquarters near Union Station, for now

The Securities and Exchange Commission will be sticking with its longtime home near Union Station, at least for another three-plus years. That's...

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Amazon HQ2 community meeting planned in Arlington
Blog 5 days ago
Amazon HQ2 community meeting planned in Arlington
Source Curbed - D.C.

County commissioners will start reviewing the HQ2 development plans in mid-July Amazon-watchers, mark your calendars: Arlington County officials...

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Blog 5 days ago
Mostly, the success of urban revitalization at the city and neighborhood scales comes from the addition of people

The iconic fountain at the intersection of Washington Street and Hyer Ave. Joe Burbank/Orlando SentinelI am doing "processing" of massive...

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UIP Secures JV Equity Financing For NoMa Condo
News 5 days ago
UIP Secures JV Equity Financing For NoMa Condo

WASHINGTON, DC-Urban Investment Partners has secured joint venture equity financing for a condo development in the NoMa submarket called The...

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National News

2019 Deal Volume Continues Upward Climb
News 4 hours ago
2019 Deal Volume Continues Upward Climb

This year, commercial real estate deal volume continues to trend upward. If the trend holds, 2019 could turn into the tenth consecutive year of...

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Federal Realty Investment Trust Recognized by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence with Three Awards
News 12 hours ago
Federal Realty Investment Trust Recognized by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence with Three Awards

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) was presented with three awards from the Alliance for...

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Preserving Nashville’s “Little Kurdistan”
News 12 hours ago
Preserving Nashville’s “Little Kurdistan”

Community input and partnerships can help preserve multicultural diversity in a fast-growing city. Amid the honky-tonks, country music history, and...

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Amenities vs. Services: Property Managers and De-escalating the Amenity War
News 16 hours ago
Amenities vs. Services: Property Managers and De-escalating the Amenity War

For the last several years, developers have been pushing the envelope in terms of physical amenities and coming up with new and innovative features...

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The Circuit in Tempe sells for $46M
News 17 hours ago
The Circuit in Tempe sells for $46M
Source AZ Big Media

EverWest Real Estate Investors and CarVal Investors have completed the $46 million sale of The Circuit, a 185,000-square-foot adaptive re-use...

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Bringing More Mixed Use and Multifamily to Central Florida
News 17 hours ago
Bringing More Mixed Use and Multifamily to Central Florida

Three game-changing projects in central Florida were highlighted during the 2019 ULI Florida Summit, with each taking a long view of remaking...

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Eldorado Agrees to Buy Caesars for $8.6 Billion
News 17 hours ago
Eldorado Agrees to Buy Caesars for $8.6 Billion

The agreed equity value of $12.75 a share -- in a mix of cash and Eldorado stock -- represents a premium of about 28% to Caesars's Friday closing...

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WoI Speaker: How Edna Meyer-Nelson Founded Richland Cos.
News 20 hours ago
WoI Speaker: How Edna Meyer-Nelson Founded Richland Cos.

HOUSTON, TX-As President and CEO of The Richland Cos., Edna Meyer-Nelson directs all business activities for Richland's various divisions including...

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Sportsman's Warehouse Introduces Expanded, Firearm Dealer Shipping Program
News 20 hours ago
Sportsman's Warehouse Introduces Expanded, Firearm Dealer Shipping Program

MIDVALE, Utah, June 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Sportsman's Warehouse (NASDAQ:SPWH), www.sportsmans.com, introduced their new, Local Firearm...

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The Future Of Real Estate Investment: Smart And Climate-Resilient Buildings
News 20 hours ago
The Future Of Real Estate Investment: Smart And Climate-Resilient Buildings

The interest in climate-resilient design is no surprise given the $300 billion in residential and commercial real estate damage caused in 2017 by...

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Goulston & Storrs Director Cecilia Gordon Elected as ACREL Fellow
News 20 hours ago
Goulston & Storrs Director Cecilia Gordon Elected as ACREL Fellow

Goulston & Storrs, an Am Law 200 firm, is pleased to announce that Cecilia Gordon, Co-Chair of the firm's Hospitality and Recreation Industry Group...

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Toys R Us Poised For Limited Comeback
News 20 hours ago
Toys R Us Poised For Limited Comeback

About a year after Toys R Us shut all of its domestic stores in one of the largest retail closures in U. S. history, a handful of stores under that...

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Eldorado Resorts Snaps Up Caesars In $8.6B Deal To Create Largest Casino Operator
News 20 hours ago
Eldorado Resorts Snaps Up Caesars In $8.6B Deal To Create Largest Casino Operator

Eldorado Resorts has inked a deal to buy the larger Caesars Entertainment Corp. for nearly $8.6B in cash and stock. The combined entity, which will...

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Eldorado Resorts Buys Caesars For $17.3 Billion
News 20 hours ago
Eldorado Resorts Buys Caesars For $17.3 Billion
Source NPR- economy

Caesars Merger: Casino Is Bought By Eldorado Resorts For $17 Billion To acquire the venerable Caesars name and properties, Eldorado will part with ...

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Senior housing wealth continues to smash records
News 20 hours ago
Senior housing wealth continues to smash records
Source HousingWire

Older homeowners continue to rake in the home equity as home values appreciate across the nation, with the latest data revealing that equity levels...

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Homeowners in these cities are doing the most remodeling
News 20 hours ago
Homeowners in these cities are doing the most remodeling
Source HousingWire

Remodeling activity across the nation has slowed in the last year, but some cities have bucked the trend and posted gains despite the nationwide...

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How Developers Can Curb Rising Construction Costs
News 23 hours ago
How Developers Can Curb Rising Construction Costs

Construction costs increased more than 5% last year, and they will likely climb again this year with pressure from tariffs and the ongoing labor...

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As Fed mulls rate cuts, real estate enjoys the good times but fears bad times ahead
News 1 day ago
As Fed mulls rate cuts, real estate enjoys the good times but fears bad times ahead

The real estate industry loves low interest rates - but not too low. Despite sustained pressure from President Donald Trump, the Federal Reserve...

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Steps to Achieving Net-Zero Energy
News 1 day ago
Steps to Achieving Net-Zero Energy
Source CP Executive

Zero Over Time (ZOT) is a concept that sets existing commercial building portfolios on a financially viable path to achieve net-zero energy. At a...

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Local Events

Event 06/26/2019
Washington DC Opportunity Zones Summit

From HUD Secretary Ben Carson discussing the importance of Opportunity Zones for affordable housing, to executive representatives from UBS,...

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Event 07/10/2019
Loudoun State of the Market and Schmooze

With Amazon's HQ2 moving to National Landing, and Google moving to Fairfax County, how can Loudoun outpace the pack? How can developers and city...

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Local Jobs

Job 3 years ago
Director, Business Development

In this critical role, the qualified candidate will work to improve Planned Companies’ market position and drive financial growth. S/he will build...

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