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Wall Street Journal Deputy Editor to Moderate Keynote Session Featuring JLL Spark Co-Founders at CREtech New York 2019
Press Release 21 hours ago
Wall Street Journal Deputy Editor to Moderate Keynote Session Featuring JLL Spark Co-Founders at CREtech New York 2019
Source CREtech

The World’s Most Influential Commercial Real Estate Tech Conference Is Coming To BrooklynNew York, NY (August 19, 2019) —&nbsp...

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How Much Do You Know About Bethesda?
News 4 weeks ago
How Much Do You Know About Bethesda?

Quiz: Bethesda has become a crucible for some of the largest trends affecting commercial real estate, with a growing urban core pulling against an...

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Paramount Group Takes the Long View on the Office Market
Blog 4 weeks ago
Paramount Group Takes the Long View on the Office Market
Source NAREIT News

As it closes in on its five-year anniversary as a public company, Paramount Group, Inc. (NYSE: PGRE) operates with the same focus, discipline, and...

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Bethesda-Based Hotel REIT To Be Acquired In $318M Deal
News 4 weeks ago
Bethesda-Based Hotel REIT To Be Acquired In $318M Deal

A Bethesda-based hospitality REIT has reached a deal to be acquired, the latest in a series of mergers and acquisitions in the market. NexPoint...

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LCOR partners with Boingo to deliver a new connectivity model
News 4 weeks ago
LCOR partners with Boingo to deliver a new connectivity model

Boingo joined forces with LCOR to create a new approach to the resident experience. The Edison, located in DC neighborhood Union Market, caters to...

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Top 3 Bethesda Developments
News 4 weeks ago
Top 3 Bethesda Developments

In May, Bethesda-based Stonebridge broke ground on a new tower at 7373 Wisconsin Ave., a short walk from the Bethesda Metro station. The $350M...

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JBG Smith Files Plans For 1,000 New Residential Units Near Amazon HQ2
News 4 weeks ago
JBG Smith Files Plans For 1,000 New Residential Units Near Amazon HQ2

The developer partnering with Amazon on its second headquarters is looking to add new housing near HQ2 to help support the area's growth. JBG Smith...

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The Yellow Line Rent Watch Returns
Blog 4 weeks ago
The Yellow Line Rent Watch Returns
Source Urban Turf

Shortly after Amazon selected northern Virginia for its second headquarters, UrbanTurf took a look at rental rates along the Yellow Line, which...

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Avison Young Hires Meltzer, Katz and Martin as Principals in D.C.
News 4 weeks ago
Avison Young Hires Meltzer, Katz and Martin as Principals in D.C.
Source Connect Media

Meltzer, Katz and Martin join Avison Young from The Ezra Company, a tenant-focused commercial real estate firm operating in the Washington, DC...

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How Certain Real Estate Investments Outperform the Stock Market
News 4 weeks ago
How Certain Real Estate Investments Outperform the Stock Market

NEW YORK CITY-Although average stock market returns over 15-year periods can look quite high, Michael Blank, the author of "Financial Freedom with...

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D.C. Residents Report 'Residential Instability'
Blog 4 weeks ago
D.C. Residents Report 'Residential Instability'

"In increasingly expensive D. C., about 20% of residents in Wards 7 and 8 anticipate needing to move in the next three years because they will be...

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Southwest Airlines freezes pilot hiring due to grounding of Boeing 737 Max
News 1 month ago
Southwest Airlines freezes pilot hiring due to grounding of Boeing 737 Max

The fallout from the Boeing 737 Max jet's global grounding is taking a toll on airline pilots in the U. S. and Europe. Pilots are facing reduced...

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Real Estate Weekly
News 1 month ago
Real Estate Weekly

Colliers International Group Inc. announced that Tom Citron has joined the New York City office as an Executive Managing Director in the firm’s...

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Back on Reverse Mortgage Landscape, Bank of America Objects to RMS Sale
Blog 1 month ago
Back on Reverse Mortgage Landscape, Bank of America Objects to RMS Sale

Long after leaving the reverse mortgage business, Bank of America is back on the landscape — now with an objection to Reverse Mortgage Solutions’...

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USG Corp. sees declining interest in green building among contractors
News 1 month ago
USG Corp. sees declining interest in green building among contractors

Dwell Development's Genesee Park Net Zero home in Seattle, Washington won a 2018 Housing Innovation Award​ from the U. S. Department of Energy in...

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DC Area Shopping Center Lands $46M CLO Refi
News 1 month ago
DC Area Shopping Center Lands $46M CLO Refi

A shopping center near Washington, D.C. has turned to the CLO market for a $46 million refinancing, according to a Kroll Bond Rating Agency report...

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Judge OKs Trump's expansion of short-term health plans
News 1 month ago
Judge OKs Trump's expansion of short-term health plans

A federal judge on Friday ruled the Trump administration's expansion of so-called short-term, limited duration health insurance plans can move...

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Over two-thirds of one-bedrooms near Metro stations see higher rents in 2019: report
Blog 1 month ago
Over two-thirds of one-bedrooms near Metro stations see higher rents in 2019: report
Source Curbed - D.C.

A sign for the Metro Center train station in downtown D.C. | Shutterstock The median rent for transit-accessible one-bedroom homes increased 2.4...

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Montgomery Housing Partnership Buys DC Apartment for $37M
News 1 month ago
Montgomery Housing Partnership Buys DC Apartment for $37M

WASHINGTON, DC-Montgomery Housing Partnership has acquired a garden-style apartment community in Washington, DC called Worthington Woods. The 394...

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Only 42,580 SF Available for Lease at Duke Realty’s TransDulles Centre
News 1 month ago
Only 42,580 SF Available for Lease at Duke Realty’s TransDulles Centre

(Arlington, VA ‒ July 18, 2019) The Washington DC office of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE), the nation’s leading domestic-focused, industrial...

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It was only a matter of time – A “Kelvin” building is coming
Blog 1 month ago
It was only a matter of time – A “Kelvin” building is coming

Ed. Note: What’s your favorite condo/building name? Mine is still the Dudington in Adams Morgan/Lanier Heights. There is not one but two Fahrenheit...

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Arlington County Considers Allowing More Senior Housing Development
News 1 month ago
Arlington County Considers Allowing More Senior Housing Development

A person reaching retirement age today was in their 40s the last time a new senior housing community was built in Arlington County, but local...

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

This rental is located at 1629 Columbia Road, NW. The Craigslist ad says: “$2298 / 1br – 719ft2 – 1BR With Balcony Available Now!Waived app.fee...

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5-Story, 4M SF Last-Mile Fulfillment Center Approved In D.C. Suburbs
News 1 month ago
5-Story, 4M SF Last-Mile Fulfillment Center Approved In D.C. Suburbs

Amazon is seeking to grow its industrial footprint near urban centers to help reduce delivery times, and a newly approved, 4M SF fulfillment center...

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University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce expands access to higher education
News 1 month ago
University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce expands access to higher education

For her efforts spurring enrollment while facing funding headwinds, Ana Mari Cause is the winner of the Business Journal's Success in Education...

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The little-known tale of the birth, function and death of the cubicle
News 1 month ago
The little-known tale of the birth, function and death of the cubicle

You might think the cubicle was invented by some big business overlord intent on crushing the individualistic spirit of his workers - as the...

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The hotel industry in New England  will continue to do well through 2019 - by Earle Wason
News 1 month ago
The hotel industry in New England will continue to do well through 2019 - by Earle Wason

As expected the hotel industry in New England will continue to do well through 2019. We are enjoying the longest economic expansion of my 46 year...

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Power Strategies Run On Parallel Tracks
News 1 month ago
Power Strategies Run On Parallel Tracks
Source CP Executive

The march to green power continues to gain momentum across the U. S. Major companies, states, municipalities and utilities are taking steps toward...

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Take $10 Off Your Next Event!
Blog 1 month ago
Take $10 Off Your Next Event!
Source ULI Tampa Bay

Did you know 9 out of 10 people report making at least one valuable connection at our meetings? Join ULI by July 31 and save $10 on your next event...

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Catalyst for Change
News 1 month ago
Catalyst for Change

On the surface, two neighboring buildings in the University District of Spokane, Wash., will look deceptively ordinary to the casual observer when...

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Organizers will hold a town hall to build a ‘citywide tenant union’ Saturday
Blog 1 month ago
Organizers will hold a town hall to build a ‘citywide tenant union’ Saturday
Source Curbed - D.C.

All Souls Unitarian Church (1500 Harvard Street NW) | Wikimedia Commons/CC-BY-SA-3.0 Local renters and their advocates are pushing for solidarity...

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National News

NRF Reports Strong Gains in July Retail Sales; Stock Market, Tariffs Could Cause Caution
News 8 hours ago
NRF Reports Strong Gains in July Retail Sales; Stock Market, Tariffs Could Cause Caution

Retail sales were up 0.9% in July, seasonally adjusted from June and up 5.6% unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation (NRF)...

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Tesla to Lease Solar Panels to Homeowners
News 9 hours ago
Tesla to Lease Solar Panels to Homeowners

Tesla Inc., better known for making electric cars, is once again offering to rent solar panels to homeowners. Rentals are available in six states:...

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Starwood Property Trust closes $1.1bn CRE CLO
News 12 hours ago
Starwood Property Trust closes $1.1bn CRE CLO
Source CRE HERALD

Starwood Property Trust closed $1.1 billion Commercial Real Estate Collateralized Loan Obligation Starwood Property Trust closes $1.1bn CRE CLO CRE...

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Unity Plaza retail spaces sold for $3.3 million
News 13 hours ago
Unity Plaza retail spaces sold for $3.3 million

Vacant retail space located at 220 Riverside in Brooklyn sold for $3.3 million, about $200,000 below an asking price that already dropped by $1...

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Amazon makes Arlington and Alexandria most competitive housing markets in the United States
News 14 hours ago
Amazon makes Arlington and Alexandria most competitive housing markets in the United States

More evidence of Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters radically shifted the Northern Virginia housing market landscape: A new Redfin report has...

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Problems at South Shore Health predated executive upheaval
News 16 hours ago
Problems at South Shore Health predated executive upheaval

Last week's news that two top South Shore Health executives were put on paid leave was unexpected, and the health system offered little reason for...

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Bank or Private Loan: Which Financing Strategy Should You Choose?
News 18 hours ago
Bank or Private Loan: Which Financing Strategy Should You Choose?

Borrowers looking to increase their assets and diversify their portfolios have more financing options today than ever before. Yet securing the...

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Tech Employer Growth Spilling Over to Less Established Markets, According to CBRE’s Annual Scoring Tech Talent Report
News 18 hours ago
Tech Employer Growth Spilling Over to Less Established Markets, According to CBRE’s Annual Scoring Tech Talent Report

Tightening availability of tech talent in leading markets has spurred hiring momentum in smaller and upstart markets in the United States and...

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July’s 30+ Days CMBS Delinquency Rate Falls to New Post-Crisis Low
News 18 hours ago
July’s 30+ Days CMBS Delinquency Rate Falls to New Post-Crisis Low

The all-property CMBS delinquency rate fell to a new post-financial crisis low in July, according to both Trepp LLC and ratings agency Fitch. Trepp...

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NYC Walk-Up Building Sells at a Discount, Setting Benchmark for New Rules
News 19 hours ago
NYC Walk-Up Building Sells at a Discount, Setting Benchmark for New Rules

The five-story walk-up at 11 Carmine St. traded Thursday for $11.6 million, a 12% discount from the seller's last asking price, according to broker...

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Sterling Construction to Acquire Plateau Excavation for $400M
News 19 hours ago
Sterling Construction to Acquire Plateau Excavation for $400M

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS - Sterling Construction Co., a general contractor based in the Houston area, has entered into an agreement to acquire Georgia...

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Colliers-Backed Harrison Street Raises $1.3 Billion for New Fund
News 19 hours ago
Colliers-Backed Harrison Street Raises $1.3 Billion for New Fund

The firm exceeded its original $950 million target for the fund and raised an additional $302.5 million in co-investment vehicles, lifting its...

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Survey of economists shows more pessimism about recession
News 20 hours ago
Survey of economists shows more pessimism about recession

Thirty-four percent of economists polled by the National Association for Business Economics expect recession to hit in 2021 - up from 25% in a...

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Press Release 21 hours ago
The Real Deal Joins CREtech as a Media Partner for Their Flagship New York Event on October 16-17

The Real Deal to Cover the Largest Commercial Real Estate Conference in New York New York, NY (August 19, 2019)  —  CREtech  (cretech.com), the...

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Mati Energy expands market reach at Whole Foods in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas
News 21 hours ago
Mati Energy expands market reach at Whole Foods in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas

An organic, craft-brewed energy drink that started in a Duke University dorm room will soon hit the drink coolers of Whole Foods stores in four...

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Maybe We Should Be Panicking About the End of the Cycle After All
News 22 hours ago
Maybe We Should Be Panicking About the End of the Cycle After All

For the most part, the commercial real estate industry is sanguine about the cycle's end, expecting a soft landing based on the currently strong...

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The economy may be starting to slow. Real estate is taking notice.
News 1 day ago
The economy may be starting to slow. Real estate is taking notice.

The yield curve inversion and threats of an escalating trade war recently sent markets into a tizzy last week. If those economic jolts are going to...

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Business Economists Split Over When Recession Will Hit
News 1 day ago
Business Economists Split Over When Recession Will Hit

WASHINGTON, DC-The National Association of Business Economists is the entity that officially determines when the US economy has gone into recession...

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PEEK Development Closes Fundraising for Two OZ Projects
News 1 day ago
PEEK Development Closes Fundraising for Two OZ Projects

ORANGE, NJ-PEEK Development, a fledgling joint venture between Equis Realty Partners LLC, based in Jersey City, NJ and The Fountain Group LLC of...

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Real Estate Roundtable Survey: Q3 Sentiment Balanced & Stable
News 1 day ago
Real Estate Roundtable Survey: Q3 Sentiment Balanced & Stable

Commercial real estate industry leaders continue to see balanced and stable economic market conditions, according to The Real Estate Roundtable’s...

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Meet the Man Behind Baltimore's Opportunity Zones
News 1 day ago
Meet the Man Behind Baltimore's Opportunity Zones

Click here to register and view the agenda. BALTIMORE-Serving as the first Baltimore Development Corp. Opportunity Zone Coordinator, Benjamin...

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Post-Acute Care By the Numbers
News 1 day ago
Post-Acute Care By the Numbers

Post-acute care facilities are an integral part of the healthcare delivery system, representing the next stage in treatment after hospitalization...

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Local Events

Event 02/02/2020
2020 Winter Business Meeting & National Issues Conference

Open to all BOMA members, the Winter Business Meeting & National Issues Conference offers the chance to learn, network and participate in...

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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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