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Leaping Toward Asset Transparency
Press Release 1 week ago
Leaping Toward Asset Transparency
Source CMBS.com

Leaping Toward Asset TransparencyJune 3, 2019A new rent-roll reporting standard promises to improve underwriting and commercial real estate...

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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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Rubenstein reels in Stamford's RBS building in $163M deal
News 2 weeks ago
Rubenstein reels in Stamford's RBS building in $163M deal

Rubenstein Partners' $163 million acquisition this week of the Royal Bank of Scotland's office building in downtown Stamford secured substantial...

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New proposal for Bayside cuts 30-story tower in half, adds library
News 2 weeks ago
New proposal for Bayside cuts 30-story tower in half, adds library

Cobalt Partners is revising development plans for 28 acres on Brown Deer Road in Bayside, and proposing a maximum height of 15 stories for future...

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LEED Spells Rent Premiums in D.C.
Blog 2 weeks ago
LEED Spells Rent Premiums in D.C.

The Washington, D. C. Office of Revenue Analysis recently published a study of the effects of LEED buildings in the District, generally considered...

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NMHC Unveils Growing Homes Together Digital Hub and Resource Center

Washington, D. C. - The National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) today announced the launch of an all-new online hub to spark discussions and...

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Alexandria-Based Coworking Provider To Expand To 2nd Location
News 2 weeks ago
Alexandria-Based Coworking Provider To Expand To 2nd Location

A coworking company that launched last year in Alexandria is now expanding to a second location along the waterfront that will be more than three...

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Seattle, Washington at GreenLife Healthcare Staffing
News 2 weeks ago
Seattle, Washington at GreenLife Healthcare Staffing

Job #648 - Manager of Radiation Oncology - Seattle, Washington at GreenLife Healthcare Staffing - Seattle, Washington at GreenLife Healthcare Staffing

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Today's Rental was picked because I was intrigued by the size, price and the
Blog 2 weeks ago
Today's Rental was picked because I was intrigued by the size, price and the "Glass Wall"

This rental is located at 8th and Shepherd Street, NW. The Craigslist ad says: “$1250 / 250ft2 – Beautiful Glass Wall Studio Apartment Viewing this...

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Blog 2 weeks ago
"Norton, Capital Region Members Announce GAO Study on Helicopter Noise in Washington Metro Area"

Photo by Eric P. From a press release: “Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), joined by Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Don Beyer (D...

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Homebridge expands mortgage business by acquiring retail loan centers from HomeStreet Bank
News 2 weeks ago
Homebridge expands mortgage business by acquiring retail loan centers from HomeStreet Bank
Source HousingWire

Two companies that share similar names are heading in different directions in the mortgage business - HomeStreet Bank is moving away from mortgage...

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Top career U.S. EPA auto official moving to head climate office -memo
News 2 weeks ago
Top career U.S. EPA auto official moving to head climate office -memo

WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) - The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions...

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Rubenstein Partners Acquires 600 Washington Boulevard in Stamford CT
News 2 weeks ago
Rubenstein Partners Acquires 600 Washington Boulevard in Stamford CT

Rubenstein Partners, L.P. (including its affiliates, "Rubenstein Partners"), a vertically-integrated real estate investment adviser focused on...

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Advanced manufacturing firm expands in Prince William Cty.
News 2 weeks ago
Advanced manufacturing firm expands in Prince William Cty.

PRINCE WILLIAM CTY., VA — Mu-Del Electronics LLC, a manufacturer of high-performance radio frequency and microwave based systems, has relocated to...

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Virginia Tech Innovation Campus relocates to 65-acre site near Potomac Yard Metro
News 2 weeks ago
Virginia Tech Innovation Campus relocates to 65-acre site near Potomac Yard Metro

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Virginia Tech Innovation Campus coming to Alexandria will be located on a much larger site than the...

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Moody’s creates CRE portal to challenge CoStar
Blog 2 weeks ago
Moody’s creates CRE portal to challenge CoStar

This post originally appeared on Marketplace Advertiser, Connected Real Estate Magazine and is republished with permission. Find out how to...

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Paralyzed Veterans of America issues statement on the VA implementation of the Veterans Community Care Program
News 2 weeks ago
Paralyzed Veterans of America issues statement on the VA implementation of the Veterans Community Care Program

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Carl Blake, executive director of Paralyzed Veterans of America, issues the following statement regarding...

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Madison Investments to Develop Mixed-Use Project in 14th Street Corridor
News 2 weeks ago
Madison Investments to Develop Mixed-Use Project in 14th Street Corridor

WASHINGTON, DC-Locally-based Madison Investments and New York investment management firm Atalaya Capital Management have acquired two properties in...

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Exclusive: Securities and Exchange Commission's HQ search draws another protest
News 2 weeks ago
Exclusive: Securities and Exchange Commission's HQ search draws another protest

Another prospective landlord has challenged the federal government's search for a new Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters, adding more...

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Savills Hires Cameron as Senior Managing Director in D.C.
News 2 weeks ago
Savills Hires Cameron as Senior Managing Director in D.C.

Savills hired Rory Cameron as a senior managing director in Washington, DC. He will hold responsibility for expanding the firm’s global retail...

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Airstream revives two historic models (Photos)
News 2 weeks ago
Airstream revives two historic models (Photos)

Airstream, one of America's most iconic brands, is reviving two historic models of camper trailers. The Ohio-based producer of aluminum-body RVs...

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WPC Delivers 338-Unit Luxury Apartment Building at Silver Spring (MD) Metro
News 2 weeks ago
WPC Delivers 338-Unit Luxury Apartment Building at Silver Spring (MD) Metro

June 5, 2019- Washington Property Company (WPC) has delivered its latest luxury apartment community, Solaire 8250 Georgia Avenue. This 20-story,...

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DBJ Offices: See the 3D art and breakout spaces that make JLL's Denver office 'unique,' 'fun' and 'sophisticated'
News 2 weeks ago
DBJ Offices: See the 3D art and breakout spaces that make JLL's Denver office 'unique,' 'fun' and 'sophisticated'

JLL's downtown Denver office at 17th Street Plaza has all of the amenities one might expect at the Mile High headquarters of the world's second...

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Sneak peek: Take a look at condo amenities planned for Allen Parkway mixed-use project
News 2 weeks ago
Sneak peek: Take a look at condo amenities planned for Allen Parkway mixed-use project

Developers behind the planned 34-story mixed-use development known as The Allen have unveiled what the high-end condos in the complex will look...

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Northam, bogged down by blackface scandal, seeks to link affordable housing efforts to racial equity
News 2 weeks ago
Northam, bogged down by blackface scandal, seeks to link affordable housing efforts to racial equity

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam believes affordable housing efforts can be a crucial element of his new focus on racial equity, an issue he's taken on...

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T-Mobile US merger bid has cost Sprint $346M
News 2 weeks ago
T-Mobile US merger bid has cost Sprint $346M

The T-Mobile US Inc. merger bid has cost Sprint $346 million, the Overland Park, Kansas-based company recently disclosed in an annual report....

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Avison Young recruits tenant rep team from Ezra
News 2 weeks ago
Avison Young recruits tenant rep team from Ezra

Avison Young has recruited a team from Ezra Co. with the goal increasing its representation of tenants seeking space in the D. C. area. Avison...

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Two New Restaurants Sign on at Reston Station in Northern Va.
News 2 weeks ago
Two New Restaurants Sign on at Reston Station in Northern Va.

Two D. C.-based restaurants have inked deals for new locations at Reston Station in Northern Virginia, according to a press release from Comstock...

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Online grocery sales drives demand for cold storage space
News 2 weeks ago
Online grocery sales drives demand for cold storage space

Few sectors of commercial real estate are likely to undergo as much transformation in coming years as cold-storage warehouses, according to CBRE's...

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New Report: Saving 20 Percent to Buy a Home Takes 20 Years on Average; Over 1 Million Avoided the Wait in 2018 by Using Private Mortgage Insurance
News 2 weeks ago
New Report: Saving 20 Percent to Buy a Home Takes 20 Years on Average; Over 1 Million Avoided the Wait in 2018 by Using Private Mortgage Insurance

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- U. S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), the association representing the nation's leading private mortgage...

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Greysteel arranges the receivership sale of a 227-unit multifamily portfolio in Southeast DC for $21.75m
News 2 weeks ago
Greysteel arranges the receivership sale of a 227-unit multifamily portfolio in Southeast DC for $21.75m

WASHINGTON, DC - Greysteel, a national commercial real estate investment services firm, has arranged the receivership sale of Elsinore Courtyard...

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The Growing Competitiveness of the Coliving Market
News 2 weeks ago
The Growing Competitiveness of the Coliving Market

They used to be called group homes and were once an informal and for the most part uncounted part pf the multifamily market. Now called coliving,...

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National News

U.S. Quarterly Property Index
News 3 days ago
U.S. Quarterly Property Index

Ranking the investment performance of U. S. property sectors over the year to march does not yield any major surprises. The highest total return...

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A glance at US mortgage rates: little changed; 30-year 3.84%
News 3 days ago
A glance at US mortgage rates: little changed; 30-year 3.84%

Long-term U. S. mortgage rates were little changed this week. The key 30-year, fixed-rate loan hovered around an average 3.8% for the third...

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Office investment regains consistency after challenging end to 2018
News 3 days ago
Office investment regains consistency after challenging end to 2018
Source AZ Big Media

The office investment market is back on track and buoyed by significant sources of capital for deal-making, following some political and economic...

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Compass Self Storage Buys FL Facility
News 3 days ago
Compass Self Storage Buys FL Facility
Source CP Executive

Compass Self Storage, an affiliate of Amsdell Cos. has acquired a 98,000-net-rentable-square-foot facility in Largo, Fla. Indian Rocks Storage sold...

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US long-term mortgage rates little changed; 30-year at 3.84%
News 3 days ago
US long-term mortgage rates little changed; 30-year at 3.84%

WASHINGTON (AP) - U. S. long-term mortgage rates were little changed this week. The key 30-year, fixed-rate loan hovered around an average 3.8% for...

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Office Building Owners Are Entering the Co-Working Market with Their Own Brands
News 3 days ago
Office Building Owners Are Entering the Co-Working Market with Their Own Brands

Office building owners that operate multiple locations have recently started launching branded, flexible office spaces across their portfolios, to...

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Can James Daunt Save Barnes & Noble from Oblivion?
News 3 days ago
Can James Daunt Save Barnes & Noble from Oblivion?

After months of uncertainty regarding what will happen to the flailing Barnes & Noble bookstore chain, a sale is imminent. U. K.-based hedge fund...

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What’s Wrong With Modern Buildings? Everything, Starting With How They’re Made
News 3 days ago
What’s Wrong With Modern Buildings? Everything, Starting With How They’re Made

Whether it's the distinctive Shard skyscraper in London or the World Trade Center in New York, modern structures rely on cement and steel. And...

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Mortgage Rates Hover Near Two-Year Lows, Primed to Drop
News 3 days ago
Mortgage Rates Hover Near Two-Year Lows, Primed to Drop
Source Socket Site

While the average rate for a 30-year mortgage was unchanged over the past week, holding near a two-year low of 3.82 percent, Freddie Mac's latest...

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Introducing ALM Young Professionals Network
News 3 days ago
Introducing ALM Young Professionals Network

What's the one thing you wish you had known when starting your career? How did you find your first mentor? Were there questions or topics you had...

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Kroger's first-quarter earnings top some estimates
News 3 days ago
Kroger's first-quarter earnings top some estimates

Kroger Co. beat some analysts' estimates while matching others with first-quarter earnings that dipped slightly from a year ago, it was announced...

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Why Your City's Next High-Rise Could Be Made Of Wood
News 3 days ago
Why Your City's Next High-Rise Could Be Made Of Wood

As steel, concrete and glass came to dominate cities' dense cores, wooden construction was largely relegated to single-family houses in the suburbs...

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Discount Hotel Startup OYO Targets U.S. For $300M Expansion Blitz
News 3 days ago
Discount Hotel Startup OYO Targets U.S. For $300M Expansion Blitz

For those who follow commercial real estate, the following might sound eerily familiar: A startup backed by a SoftBank war chest is trying to...

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Shopify Kicks Off AI-Powered Fulfillment Network, Goes Toe-To-Toe With Amazon
News 3 days ago
Shopify Kicks Off AI-Powered Fulfillment Network, Goes Toe-To-Toe With Amazon

Canadian e-commerce platform Shopify Inc. is venturing into U. S. fulfillment services by establishing Shopify Fulfillment Network. The company is...

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates rise from two-year low
News 3 days ago
Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates rise from two-year low
Source HousingWire

The average U. S. rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage rose two basis points this week from a two-year low, according to the latest Freddie Mac...

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NAR: More Americans are ready to buy homes, but will this momentum last?
News 3 days ago
NAR: More Americans are ready to buy homes, but will this momentum last?
Source HousingWire

Homeowner optimism continues to trend upward, with new data from the National Association of Realtors indicating more Americans are ready to put...

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Hotel Unicorn Oyo Plots $300M Push Into the US Market
News 3 days ago
Hotel Unicorn Oyo Plots $300M Push Into the US Market

Oyo Hotels & Homes, a lodging operator backed by SoftBank's Vision Fund, is betting the same formula that fueled the company's rapid growth in...

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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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