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Leaping Toward Asset Transparency
Blog 6 days 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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Processing Financials for a Single Deal Could Take up to 48 hours. That was before redIQ.
News 6 days ago
Processing Financials for a Single Deal Could Take up to 48 hours. That was before redIQ.
Source redIQ

Since joining the other 5,000+ (and growing) users on the redIQ platform Berkadia’s productivity has increased exponentially.

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Middle-income seniors risk falling through cracks on housing
Blog 3 weeks ago
Middle-income seniors risk falling through cracks on housing

WASHINGTON - Mary Gerace has lived here since 1963 and loves it. But at 73, she worries that someday she may become too frail to stay in the rent...

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Bowie shopping center sells to Atlanta company making first D.C.-area buy
News 3 weeks ago
Bowie shopping center sells to Atlanta company making first D.C.-area buy

A Giant Food-anchored shopping center in Bowie has sold to a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. The all-cash...

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Today's Rental was chosen because of its price and it's a 2 bedroom
Blog 3 weeks ago
Today's Rental was chosen because of its price and it's a 2 bedroom

This rental is located at Lincoln Rd. NE at Bryant Rd. NE. The Craigslist ad says: “$1915 / 2br – 750ft2 – Two Bedroom- Ideal for up to 5 People...

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Atlanta company makes first shopping center buy in D.C. area, and it may be looking for more
News 3 weeks ago
Atlanta company makes first shopping center buy in D.C. area, and it may be looking for more

A Giant Food-anchored shopping center in Bowie has sold to a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. The all-cash...

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Pierce Offering Luxury Amenities in Rosslyn
Blog 3 weeks ago
Pierce Offering Luxury Amenities in Rosslyn

For luxury amenities in Rosslyn, consider the possibilities of Pierce. Part of The Highlands, a mixed-use development slated to be finished in 2021...

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Birchington to Break Ground on 247-Room Holiday Inn Express in Washington, DC’s Mount Vernon Triangle Neighborhood
News 3 weeks ago
Birchington to Break Ground on 247-Room Holiday Inn Express in Washington, DC’s Mount Vernon Triangle Neighborhood

What Can I Send Out? Who Will See It? A 247-room Holiday Inn Express hotel will break ground this month in Washington, DC's Mount Vernon Triangle...

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D.C. Council signs off on new budget full of tax changes, more funding for affordable housing programs
News 3 weeks ago
D.C. Council signs off on new budget full of tax changes, more funding for affordable housing programs

The D. C. council passed a new spending plan for fiscal 2020 on a unanimous vote Tuesday, but lawmakers did make a series of tweaks to what they...

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From disrepair to desirable
News 3 weeks ago
From disrepair to desirable

Under the leadership of Planek brothers Bob and Bill, Oak Park Apartments has been fixing up vintage buildings and renting them out for over 30...

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These are the last months for the Embassy of Australia as we know it
News 3 weeks ago
These are the last months for the Embassy of Australia as we know it

The 50-year-old Embassy of Australia building on D. C.'s Scott Circle will close in November ahead of its demolition and the construction of its...

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Future office development is limited along the RB Corridor
News 3 weeks ago
Future office development is limited along the RB Corridor

The Rosslyn-Ballston (RB) Corridor continues to undergo a dramatic shift. With both Rosslyn and Ballston making major transformations, the RB...

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Lonnie Bunch to be new Smithsonian Institution secretary
News 3 weeks ago
Lonnie Bunch to be new Smithsonian Institution secretary

After a five-month search, the Smithsonian Institution's Board of Regents has elected Lonnie Bunch as the organization's 14th - and first African...

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WhyHotel to start building its own properties
News 3 weeks ago
WhyHotel to start building its own properties

Though it usually uses other developers' apartments to run pop-up hotels, a local lodging startup now wants to do some building of its own....

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WashU researcher lands $4M to explore 'nature v. nurture'
News 3 weeks ago
WashU researcher lands $4M to explore 'nature v. nurture'

Walter Metcalfe Jr. and his wife, Cynthia, have contributed nearly $4 million to support research at Washington University that's seeking to better...

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Stonebridge Closes Deal For Vacant Alexandria Office Building, Plans To Add Residential And Retail
News 3 weeks ago
Stonebridge Closes Deal For Vacant Alexandria Office Building, Plans To Add Residential And Retail

The parking lot around an Alexandria office building is being tapped for mixed-use development as the new owner aims to spur leasing at the long...

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Nellis Signs Five New Retailers to Shopping Center in Metro D.C.
News 3 weeks ago
Nellis Signs Five New Retailers to Shopping Center in Metro D.C.

LANDOVER HILLS, MD. - Nellis Corp. has signed five new retail tenants to Capital Plaza Shopping Center in Landover Hills. The five retailers...

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Blog 3 weeks ago
Real estate industry mourns death of Ken Harney

Sign in to use the "My Favorites" feature. Connect with us on: WASHINGTON - May 28, 2019 - On Thursday, the real estate industry lost one of its...

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Consolidated-Tomoka Land Buys Metro D.C. Retail Asset Leased to 24 Hour Fitness for $21.3M
News 3 weeks ago
Consolidated-Tomoka Land Buys Metro D.C. Retail Asset Leased to 24 Hour Fitness for $21.3M

FALLS CHURCH, VA. - Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. has purchased a 46,000-square-foot retail property in Falls Church for $21.3 million. The store...

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Arlington’s Housing Market On Fire After Amazon HQ2 Decision
News 3 weeks ago
Arlington’s Housing Market On Fire After Amazon HQ2 Decision

ARLINGTON, VA-It should not be surprising that Arlington, VA,'s housing market is doing well after Amazon's decision to locate its second...

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Eclipse CEO: Middle-Market Solution Likely to Come From Outside Senior Living
News 3 weeks ago
Eclipse CEO: Middle-Market Solution Likely to Come From Outside Senior Living

:Solving the middle-market challenge in senior living might require disruption from a major player outside of the industry. That’s according to...

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Exploring Petworth
Blog 4 weeks ago
Exploring Petworth

With a unique collection of locally-owned shops and restaurants, restored homes and family-friendly fun, there’s much to see and discover in...

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Recreational Pot Shop Opens In Newton
News 4 weeks ago
Recreational Pot Shop Opens In Newton
Source CBS Boston

NEWTON (CBS) – A new recreational pot shop opened in Newton on Saturday – the first one in the state founded and led by a woman physician. Garden...

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This City Has the Absolute Best Park System in the US — and It’s Not New York
News 1 month ago
This City Has the Absolute Best Park System in the US — and It’s Not New York

It's almost impossible to imagine New York City without Central Park. Frederick Law Olmsted's first (and arguably finest) city park design...

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“Our Opportunity”: OZ Fund launched in Nipsey Hussle’s name
News 1 month ago
“Our Opportunity”: OZ Fund launched in Nipsey Hussle’s name

From left: David Gross, Nipsey Hussle, and Karen Bass Before entrepreneur and rapper Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot outside of his Marathon...

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Virginia Tech's innovation campus chief could hail from tech industry
News 1 month ago
Virginia Tech's innovation campus chief could hail from tech industry

Virginia Tech is casting a wide net in its search for a leader for its $1 billion innovation campus in Alexandria. While the school will certainly...

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Retailer Topshop closing all U.S. stores
News 1 month ago
Retailer Topshop closing all U.S. stores

British clothing retailer Topshop will close all its U. S. locations, the company announced this week. The 11 American stores are part of a larger...

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Tateuchi Center in Bellevue is renamed PACE
News 1 month ago
Tateuchi Center in Bellevue is renamed PACE

A planned performing arts center in Bellevue has officially returned to its original name - Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE) - as part of a...

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The DC Neighborhoods With the Best Home Price Appreciation in 2019
Blog 1 month ago
The DC Neighborhoods With the Best Home Price Appreciation in 2019
Source Urban Turf

With Memorial Day coming up, UrbanTurf is taking its bi-annual look at the neighborhoods across the city that have seen the highest home price...

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HFF announces $111M sale and financing for Liaison Washington Capitol Hill hotel
News 1 month ago
HFF announces $111M sale and financing for Liaison Washington Capitol Hill hotel

WASHINGTON, DC — Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announces that it has closed the $111 million sale of and arranged acquisition financing for...

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Columnist Kenneth Harney dies at 75
News 1 month ago
Columnist Kenneth Harney dies at 75

Kenneth R. Harney, the author for four decades of the syndicated real estate column "The Nation's Housing," which explored issues faced by...

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Today's Rental was chosen because it has a balcony
Blog 1 month ago
Today's Rental was chosen because it has a balcony

This rental is located at 1816 New Hampshire Avenue, NW. The Craigslist ad says: “$1895 / 1br – 500ft2 – 1BR apartment near Dupont Circle with...

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National News

WoI Speaker: How Edna Meyer-Nelson Founded Richland Cos.
News 2 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 3 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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How Developers Can Curb Rising Construction Costs
News 6 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 8 hours 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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5G Could Mean Poor Cellular Service For Any Building Over 3 Floors
News 1 day ago
5G Could Mean Poor Cellular Service For Any Building Over 3 Floors

The "5G revolution" promises drastically improved data speeds along with intelligent networks that can evolve with growing demands - provided your...

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The Wild Variety Of Pop-Up Hotels
News 1 day ago
The Wild Variety Of Pop-Up Hotels

Entrepreneurs are taking the pop-up concept in hospitality and running with it in all directions. Pop-up hotels are appearing in recently completed...

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7 mind-blowing facts about Target's business (TGT)
News 1 day ago
7 mind-blowing facts about Target's business (TGT)

Target is a major force in the world of retail. Business Insider reviewed the company's US Securities and Exchange Commission filings to get a...

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How Best Buy tries to deal with a glut of cardboard boxes
News 2 days ago
How Best Buy tries to deal with a glut of cardboard boxes

E-commerce may be revolutionizing the way we shop, but it's also creating mountain loads of cardboard boxes. Some retailers, including Richfield...

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The economy soars, but many see little benefit
News 2 days ago
The economy soars, but many see little benefit

The Great Recession officially ended 10 years ago this month, and the jobs market started gaining momentum in 2010. Since then, the total numbers...

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Luxe Residential, Dakota Pacific to break ground on 225-unit Millenium Edina project
News 2 days ago
Luxe Residential, Dakota Pacific to break ground on 225-unit Millenium Edina project

The first phase of a luxury apartment development across the street from Southdale Center will officially break ground on Monday. Co-developers...

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Private Equity Retail ‘Abuses’ Spur Senator to Plan Legislation
News 2 days ago
Private Equity Retail ‘Abuses’ Spur Senator to Plan Legislation

"There are definitely active discussions" toward legislation that would address the collapse of struggling companies tied to buyout firms, Baldwin...

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Video 2 days ago
Whose Your Landlord Home Provider

WYL is a SaaS platform that provides sentiment analysis and brand reputation management, to property managers, in the residential sector, with...

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NRF Warns USTR to Avoid Additional Tariffs, Releases Study on Consumer Impact
News 2 days ago
NRF Warns USTR to Avoid Additional Tariffs, Releases Study on Consumer Impact

The National Retail Federation today urged the Office of the U. S. Trade Representative to avoid 25 percent tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 21, 2019)
News 3 days ago
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 21, 2019)

Dallas Could Be Forced to Repay Millions to HUD After Latest Critical Housing Audit "As the result of a scathing audit released this week, the U.S....

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April 2019
News 3 days ago
April 2019

Multifamily Starts: According to the U. S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, starts of buildings with five or...

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Apartment Jobs Snapshot for May 2019
News 3 days ago
Apartment Jobs Snapshot for May 2019

Leasing season has officially begun, and property management companies are preparing for an increase in traffic, new leases, and apartment...

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US Consumer Spending on Motor Vehicle Leases to Rise 1.6% Annually in Nominal Dollars to 2023
News 3 days ago
US Consumer Spending on Motor Vehicle Leases to Rise 1.6% Annually in Nominal Dollars to 2023

CLEVELAND, June 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- US consumer spending on motor vehicle leases is forecast to rise 1.6% annually in nominal dollars to 2023,...

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Colliers Fires CEO of Real Estate Services
News 3 days ago
Colliers Fires CEO of Real Estate Services

Colliers International Group has fired the CEO of its Real Estate Services division Dylan Taylor for misconduct. He is alleged to have conducted...

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Walmart Pays $282M To Settle Foreign Corruption Charges
News 3 days ago
Walmart Pays $282M To Settle Foreign Corruption Charges

Retail giant Walmart Inc. has agreed to pay the federal government a total of $282M to settle parallel sets of charges by the Securities and...

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Colliers International Fires Real Estate Service CEO, Alleging 'Improper Trading'
News 3 days ago
Colliers International Fires Real Estate Service CEO, Alleging 'Improper Trading'

One of Colliers International's top executives has been let go amid allegations of misconduct. The brokerage firm announced Thursday that it had...

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NAR: Existing home sales rise 2.5% in May
News 3 days ago
NAR: Existing home sales rise 2.5% in May
Source HousingWire

In May, existing home sales rose for the first time since March, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors. Total...

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The company formerly known as Toys R Us is reportedly opening stores in time for Christmas
News 3 days ago
The company formerly known as Toys R Us is reportedly opening stores in time for Christmas

The company that holds the majority assets of the defunct Toys R Us chain of toy stores will open new physical locations in time for the holiday...

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News 3 days ago
Fred's Closing 49 Underperforming Stores; Pharmacies to Remain Open
Source West

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED) today announced it will close an additional 49 underperforming stores...

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FICO scores for May mortgage borrowers remain at two-year highs
News 3 days ago
FICO scores for May mortgage borrowers remain at two-year highs
Source HousingWire

A strong labor market coupled with lower borrowing costs has put Americans in better shape to get a mortgage, based on average FICO scores and debt...

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First American: A lack of housing inventory slows growth in potential existing sales
News 3 days ago
First American: A lack of housing inventory slows growth in potential existing sales
Source HousingWire

In May, potential existing-home sales increased 0.4% from the previous month, according to First American's Potential Home Sales Model. According...

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Architecture billings remain flat
News 3 days ago
Architecture billings remain flat

AIA's Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for May showed a small increase in design services at 50.2. Demand for design services in May...

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How to Get Started With WordPress Development
News 3 days ago
How to Get Started With WordPress Development
Source Medium Tech

Generally, there are only two types of people who decide to get involved in WordPress development. The first types of people are those who are...

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Hird and Marshall of O,R&L Commercial sell 18,030 s/f retail/office property for $2.795 million
News 3 days ago
Hird and Marshall of O,R&L Commercial sell 18,030 s/f retail/office property for $2.795 million

Madison, CT O,R&L Commercial, LLC sold The Marketplace, an 18,030 s/f retail/office investment property located at 1347 Boston Post Rd. The...

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Blackstone’s Schwarzman Doesn’t See Recession Risk in Trade War
News 3 days ago
Blackstone’s Schwarzman Doesn’t See Recession Risk in Trade War

Will the trade war between the U.S. and China lead to a recession next year? Stephen Schwarzman doesn’t think so. “It’s not that big a game to...

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Charlie Wright says 'middle market companies are economy drivers' (Video)
News 3 days ago
Charlie Wright says 'middle market companies are economy drivers' (Video)

Charlie Wright joined the family business in 1994 as chairman and CEO of R. D. Merrill Co., historically a timberland holding company, but one that...

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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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