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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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Savills Hires Broker From McCaffery To Lead New D.C. Retail Team
News 2 weeks ago
Savills Hires Broker From McCaffery To Lead New D.C. Retail Team

Brokerage firm Savills is launching a new retail practice in the D.C. area. The firm announced Wednesday it hired Rory Cameron as a senior managing...

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NYC-Based Aria Development Group Delivers New 156-Unit Apartment Building In Washington
News 2 weeks ago
NYC-Based Aria Development Group Delivers New 156-Unit Apartment Building In Washington

Apartment seekers in the nation's capital now have an exciting new option combining style, serenity, and an unparalleled location just off the...

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Modell Family Pays $48M Cash For 2 D.C. Office Buildings
News 2 weeks ago
Modell Family Pays $48M Cash For 2 D.C. Office Buildings

The family behind the Modell's Sporting Goods chain has just made a splash in the D. C. office market. Two LLCs registered to Modell's corporate...

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Long-Planned 2M SF Herndon Project Still Waiting For Commercial Demand As Residential Moves Forward
News 2 weeks ago
Long-Planned 2M SF Herndon Project Still Waiting For Commercial Demand As Residential Moves Forward

A Herndon site that was approved for over 2M SF of development in 2005 is finally moving forward with residential components as the landowner...

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Northeast Corridor Reception at the ULI Fall Meeting
Blog 2 weeks ago
Northeast Corridor Reception at the ULI Fall Meeting

Please join your fellow Fall Meeting attendees from the ULI Northeast Corridor (Boston, Westchester/Fairfield, New York, Northern New Jersey,...

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Urban Taxi Contagion
News 2 weeks ago
Urban Taxi Contagion

I got caught in the inevitable traffic congestion coming back into the city from the airport in morning rush hour last week. I say inevitable...

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Savills makes push into retail brokerage in D.C. area and beyond
News 2 weeks ago
Savills makes push into retail brokerage in D.C. area and beyond

Real estate brokerage firm Savills LLC has scooped up a well-known retail guru in D. C. with an eye toward planting a retail brokerage flag here....

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Elm Street Development pitches new townhomes as part of broader effort to revitalize Westfields in Fairfax County
News 2 weeks ago
Elm Street Development pitches new townhomes as part of broader effort to revitalize Westfields in Fairfax County

McLean-based Elm Street Development is pitching a new townhome project near Chantilly, building on Fairfax County's recent decision to rezone (and...

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Northeast Corridor Reception  at the ULI Fall Meeting
Blog 2 weeks ago
Northeast Corridor Reception at the ULI Fall Meeting

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Baby Wale, 1124 9th ST NW, Washington, DC 20001 Please join your fellow Fall Meeting attendees from...

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Here’s what 1,000 new units by the White Flint Metro might look like
News 2 weeks ago
Here’s what 1,000 new units by the White Flint Metro might look like

Grand Park Development has earned preliminary approval for its $400 million, 1,000-unit mixed-use project slated for a site just south of Pike &...

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Grand Park near Pike & Rose earns preliminary approval
News 2 weeks ago
Grand Park near Pike & Rose earns preliminary approval

Grand Park Development has earned preliminary approval for its $400 million, 1,000-unit mixed-use project slated for a site just south of Pike &...

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National Health Investors Enter Property JV with Discovery Senior Living in $128M Deal
News 2 weeks ago
National Health Investors Enter Property JV with Discovery Senior Living in $128M Deal

MURFREESBORO, TN-National Health Investors Inc. reports it has entered into a property joint venture valued at approximately $128.4 million with...

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New Silver Spring apartment community includes over 5,000 sf of amenity space
News 2 weeks ago
New Silver Spring apartment community includes over 5,000 sf of amenity space

A new 20-story, 338-unit luxury apartment community in Silver Spring Md., is about to welcome its first residents. Solaire 8250 Georgia Avenue...

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Federal Realty To Move HQ To New Pike & Rose Office Building
News 2 weeks ago
Federal Realty To Move HQ To New Pike & Rose Office Building

As Federal Realty seeks to attract tenants to its new spec office project in North Bethesda, the company aims to lead by example. The retail REIT...

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Mergers & Acqusitions Influx in D.C.
News 2 weeks ago
Mergers & Acqusitions Influx in D.C.

Multiple major mergers have occurred in the commercial real estate brokerage sector in recent years, and many in the industry think it is primed...

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DONOHOE COMPANIES & AFFILIATES PURCHASES 120,661 SF OF PRIME INDUSTRIAL SPACE FOR $17.75 MILLION
Video 2 weeks ago
DONOHOE COMPANIES & AFFILIATES PURCHASES 120,661 SF OF PRIME INDUSTRIAL SPACE FOR $17.75 MILLION

Springfield, VA - Transwestern Commercial Services today announces it has brokered the sale of two prime industrial buildings totaling 120,661...

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JLL Managing New Northern Virginia Soccer Stadium As Part Of Growing Sports Business
News 2 weeks ago
JLL Managing New Northern Virginia Soccer Stadium As Part Of Growing Sports Business

Every time the Washington Capitals score a goal at Capital One Arena, the buzzer that rings throughout the venue is sounded by an employee of real...

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Wine Bar Concept Expanding To D.C. With First Location Outside Of New York
News 2 weeks ago
Wine Bar Concept Expanding To D.C. With First Location Outside Of New York

A New York City wine bar company has chosen to expand to D.C. with a 14th Street location, and it has a nose for future growth. Vin Sur Vingt...

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While Harris-Teeter Supermarket is committed to center city markets, they haven't refigured their promotions to accommodate sustainable mobility
Blog 2 weeks ago
While Harris-Teeter Supermarket is committed to center city markets, they haven't refigured their promotions to accommodate sustainable mobility

Harris-Teeter Supermarket is a chain based in North Carolina, but over the past 15 years they've aggressively moved into the Mid-Atlantic market,...

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Shaner Hotels JV Breaks Ground on 108-Key PA Project
News 2 weeks ago
Shaner Hotels JV Breaks Ground on 108-Key PA Project

Shaner Silver Spring Hotel LLC is developing Fairfield by Marriott Mechanicsburg, a five-story, 108-key hotel in Mechanicsburg, Pa. The developers,...

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Queens Coffee Shop to Open Three Locations in DC Region
News 2 weeks ago
Queens Coffee Shop to Open Three Locations in DC Region

Queens, New York-based For Five Coffee Roasters signed deals with Washington, D. C.-based real estate investment trust Carr Properties to open two...

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15 Percent: The LEED Rent Premium in DC
Blog 2 weeks ago
15 Percent: The LEED Rent Premium in DC
Source Urban Turf

A new study by District, Measured reveals that LEED-certified multifamily buildings in DC carry a rent premium compared to their non-LEED...

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Bowie Grocery-Anchored Center Trades for $72M
News 2 weeks ago
Bowie Grocery-Anchored Center Trades for $72M

ROCKVILLE, MD-Federal Realty Investment Trust has sold a grocery-anchored retail center in Bowie, Md., for $72 million. New Market Properties, a...

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Washington Property Delivers 20-Story Multifamily Community in Metro D.C.
News 2 weeks ago
Washington Property Delivers 20-Story Multifamily Community in Metro D.C.

Solaire 8250 Georgia Avenue features 5,000 square feet of amenity space, including a rooftop swimming pool and pool deck; café with free Wi-Fi;...

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Wolff Opens New Revel Seniors Housing Communities in Washington, Idaho
News 2 weeks ago
Wolff Opens New Revel Seniors Housing Communities in Washington, Idaho

Situated along Boise River, Revel Eagle in Eagle, Idaho, features 146 units in a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom layouts. SPOKANE VALLEY, WASH....

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Hughes Hubbard & Reed Picks Up 2 Latin America Attorneys
News 2 weeks ago
Hughes Hubbard & Reed Picks Up 2 Latin America Attorneys

Hughes Hubbard & Reed has expanded its Latin America practice with the addition of Diego Durán de la Vega as partner and James Alford as counsel....

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Contractor, Community Team Up To Transform Youth Football Fields
News 2 weeks ago
Contractor, Community Team Up To Transform Youth Football Fields

Maintained by the Washington D. C. Housing Authority, Benning Terrace is a multi-family townhouse and apartment community that includes a...

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New owner comes into play at one of the city's busiest corners
News 2 weeks ago
New owner comes into play at one of the city's busiest corners

After buying a host of modest-sized properties in downtown, the Strip District and in East Liberty, Ahron Freilich has made what may be his highest...

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CBRE Promotes Cordero to Lead Capital Markets Team for Americas
News 2 weeks ago
CBRE Promotes Cordero to Lead Capital Markets Team for Americas

CBRE promoted retail industry expert Melina Cordero to be the new managing director of retail capital markets for the Americas. Based in Washington...

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Can Tenants Going South Be Turned Around?
Blog 2 weeks ago
Can Tenants Going South Be Turned Around?

Restaurant Closed Can Tenants Going South Be Turned Around? – We signed as a new client last week, a very nice ownership group with a problem...

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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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