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Elaine Misonzhnik

Elaine
Misonzhnik
Executive Editor

Elaine Misonzhnik has been writing about commercial real estate for the past 14 years. She started her career as a reporter with New York City-based newspaper Real Estate Weekly, and went on to work for Retail Traffic magazine and NREI. Her areas of expertise include retail real estate, office real estate, the CMBS market and REITs. 

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 24, 2017) 1
St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard has said he thinks just one more hike this year would be appropriate, Reuters reports. The General Services Administration has ruled Trump International hotel in Washington DC violates neither lease nor federal agency rules, MarketWatch reports.These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 23, 2017)
One Fed official feels the hot U.S. real estate market may be a sign of a downturn to come, reports Reuters. MarketWatch looks at the top cities Millennials are moving to. These are among today’s must reads for the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 22, 2017)
Marriot has elaborated on its plans to expand, saying it will add 300,000 rooms globally by 2019, Reuters reports. SoftBank is continuing its U.S. real estate investments with a $300 million infusion into office-sharing company WeWork, according to The Wall Street Journal. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 21, 2017)
BlackRock’s global chief investment strategist insists real estate is still a good investment, according to Barron’s. Amazon has opened a 6,000-sq.-ft. bookstore in Chicago, reports Chicago Tribune. These are today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 20, 2017)
The chance of two more interest rate increases this year is increasing, Reuters reports. Eric Trump says the Trump Organization will limit its real estate activities to the U.S., according to the New York Post. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 17, 2017)
A new project in Chicago will combine student dorms with regular apartments, Crain's Chicago Business reports. CNBC looks at the 138 locations J.C. Penney has said it will close. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 16, 2017)
Starboard Value has sold its Macy’s stake, reports The Street. InsideSources notes that U.S. banks’ real estate lending may signal the start of the next financial crisis. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 15, 2017)
The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, based in Norway, says real estate returns will lose their competitiveness, reports Reuters. The anticipated bump in interest rates would make retail real estate debt maturities even more painful to swallow, according to CNBC. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 14, 2017)
MarketWatch looks at 11 retail chains that are still doing well. Iowa Republican representative Steve King introduces a bill to end EB-5 Visa program, reports Law360. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 13, 2017)
The Federal Reserve could be the next target for the Trump administration’s ire, if the President deems that rates are rising too quickly to the detriment of the economy, according to MarketWatch. The Dallas News looks at the building of Toyota's Plano campus. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 10, 2017)
Donald Trump plans to “fast track” infrastructure construction by reducing regulation, according to The Wall Street Journal. But engineers say big tax increases would be required to fund infrastructure revitalization, NPR reports. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 9, 2017)
MarketWatch looks at what a Fed interest rate hike will mean for the global markets. Seeking Alpha asks what happens if commercial real estate will be the next sector to go bust. These are today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 8, 2017)
China gave preliminary approval for 38 new Trump trademarks that would allow for branded expansion into the country’s hotels and golf clubs, Bloomberg reports. Japanese telecom firm Softbank will continue to pursue investment in new commercial real estate development projects despite insider trading allegations, according to Forbes. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 7, 2017)
Regional malls are using high schools and doctor’s offices as anchors, according to MarketWatch. Fortune looks at a real estate developer’s rags-to-riches story. These are the must reads from around the commercial real estate industry today.
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 6, 2017)
Get ready for more interest hikes all year, CNBC warns. Marriott plans to continuing growing its portfolio of brands in 2017, Reuters reports. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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