David J. Lynn, Ph.D.

David J.
Lynn, Ph.D.
Everest High Income Property

David Lynn, Ph.D., is CEO of Everest High Income Property in San Francisco. 

Is Real Estate Still a Good Diversifier?
The global financial crisis and real estate downturn triggered widespread risk-aversion among investors.
Why Renting an Apartment Versus Buying a Home Still Makes Sense
The U.S. housing market has been declining since the expiration of the tax credit last spring, although recent data show some signs of leveling off.
Mexico Is Rife With Opportunity for Farsighted Real Estate Investors
The Mexican economy grew 5.5% in 2010, higher than the general consensus predicted.
Is E-Commerce the Shopping Center Industry’s Friend or Foe?
The introduction of the Internet, e-commerce and other online platforms has undeniably caused a revolution in the retail world. Consumers’ comfort and savvy with the Internet has increased dramatically over the last decade.
Renewed Urbanization Will Drive Change in Retail Strategies
Changing demographics and shifting land use patterns will significantly influence development of retail investment strategies going forward.
Where Should Investors Place Their Real Estate Bets in 2011?
Based on brokerage pipelines, we expect to see many more transactions over the next several months...
David Lynn’s Top 10 Challenges Facing Commercial Real Estate in 2011
As the economy shows signs of substantial improvement, the commercial real estate industry is emerging from a transitional phase in 2010 to a recovery stage in 2011.
Why the U.S. Hotel Market Is Poised for Recovery
The U.S. hotel industry has emerged from one of the worst downturns in its history, and we believe the lodging sector is entering a strong cyclical recovery as demand growth accelerates.
Prospects for Multifamily Sector Improve Greatly
A sharp increase in transaction activity for multifamily properties over the past year is indicative of strong investor interest in the sector
Commentary: Emerging Markets Exit the Recession with Confidence and Credibility
Large, rapidly developing countries, including Mexico, China, India and Brazil, are all expected to benefit from increasing international investment as the global economy recovers.
As Storm Clouds Lift, Commercial Real Estate Transitions to Sustainable Growth
Commercial real estate performance generally lags economic growth by about four to six quarters. As our firm, ING Clarion Partners, suggested earlier this year, 2010 appears to be a transition year, moving from the steep downturn of 2009 toward a sustainable recovery in 2011.
David Lynn: More Troubles Ahead for the Housing Market
The downturn in the U.S. housing market was a critical cause of the Great Recession in 2008 and 2009.
As a Hedge Against Inflation, Commercial Real Estate Investment Remains a Smart Play
In economic terms, inflation is defined as a rise in the general level of prices of goods and services in an economy over a period of time.
Will Europe’s Sovereign Debt Crisis Derail the U.S. Commercial Real Estate Recovery?
Since mid-April, fears of a European sovereign debt crisis have sent another round of shockwaves through the global financial system.
Is the Price Right? Consider the Replacement Cost
With property sales at a minimum and accurate capitalization rates difficult to ascertain, investors are increasingly looking at replacement cost as a method of establishing pricing parameters.
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