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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 (July 29, 2016)
Developers and investors are overestimating the strength of the apartment market, according to CNBC. Commercial Property Executive analyzes the best and worst cities for renters. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Federal Reserve Building
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 28, 2016)
The Federal Reserve did not raise interest rates at its July meeting, but may do so in September, MarketWatch reports. Sears Holdings is denying the company is conducting stealth liquidation sales, according to Fortune. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 27, 2016)
Forbes argues it's not time to sell REIT stocks. Understanding the difference between tax assessment value and actual value can save hotel owners from a heft property bill, according to Commercial Property Executive. These are some of today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Times Square
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 26, 2016)
The Hill looks at how government policy might affect the real estate business in 2017 and beyond. Realtor.com looks at the best cities for real estate investment on a budget. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Miami aerial
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 25, 2016)
Sports Authority's lenders have pushed for Chapter 7 filing, Retailing Dive reports. A September interest rate hike is expected to be postponed, according to MarketWatch. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Republican National Convention crowd shot
Colony Capital’s Thomas Barrack Extolls Trump’s Virtues at Republican National Convention
Barrack touched briefly on Trump’s track record in the commercial real estate business, including the time when Barrack was charged with negotiating a hotel sale to Trump.
Detroit-labeled manhole cover
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 22, 2016)
Chain Store Age looks at how Whole Foods has reshaped the retail sector of commercial real estate. Related's 15 Hudson Yards condominiums will offer 106 affordable units from a total of 285, The Real Deal reports. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Trump Tower
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 21, 2016)
Freddie Mac will face a revived lawsuit related to its handling of subprime mortgages, Business Insider reports. Dallas-based Velocis plans to invest $920 million to purchase 20 properties in the next three years, The Dallas Morning News reports. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Primark store
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 20, 2016)
Reuters values Inditex owner Amancio Ortega’s real estate empire. The commercial real estate boom in California may be coming to an end, according to the Times of San Diego. These are among today’s must reads for the commercial real estate industry.
one victory park
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 19, 2016)
MarketWatch looks at how the current economic recovery may end up as the longest since the mid-19th century. Clarion Partners has bought One Victory Park, a high-rise office building in Dallas, reports the Dallas Morning News. 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 (July 18, 2016)
Blackstone plans to take Invitation Homes public, The Real Deal reports. Spikes in rental rates continue, with a decade record of 9 million between 2005 and 2015, according to MarketWatch. 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 (July 15, 2016)
An article in Forbes argues that commercial real estate owners should try to refinance early if they can. Alternative lenders originated 68 percent more loans in 2015 compared to 2014, The Real Deal 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 (July 14, 2016)
Fewer Americans think it’s a good time to buy a home, according to CNBC. Ahold and Delhaize will sell 86 stores before completing their merger, reports Bloomberg. 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 (July 13, 2016)
AMC Entertainment plans to acquire Europe's Odeon and UCI theaters for $650 million, according to MarketWatch. Compass is seeking total investments that would value it at $1.3 billion, according to The Real Deal. 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 (July 12, 2016)
Federal bank regulators will pay closer attention to oversight of commercial real estate lenders, reports Reuters. New York Post talks to real estate experts about Brexit implications. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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