Geoffrey Richards

Geoffrey
Richards
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Booming Economy Keeps Expansion on Developers' Minds
In Florida, instead of "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?," they have a different query: "Which comes first, the people or the jobs?" Regardless
Developing trust keys international realty success
The Internet, video conferencing, fax machines and many other advances in communication technology may have made the world a smaller place but, as many
Belz Outlet World Expanding
In the world of outlet shopping, Belz Enterprises is one of the first names real estate executives associate with the industry. The company develops high-profile
Apartments add touch of gray, but they aren't over the hill
Maturing markets have reduced returns, but consistent cash flows and stability of investments keep capital flowing.While the multifamily industry has
Rating title firms: a trend that keeps growing
But is a company rated A+ a mover and shaker or just one that won't take the risks some analysts disdain?While title insurance has existed for more than
REIT capital drives a furious broker market
Only a few years ago, the Cleveland, Ohio-based Dietz Organization was a successful regional brokerage firm with a transaction volume of about $100 million
Property Management Update
Downsizing slows, space efficiency remains a virtue Growth returns to corporate leasing, but most property management executives are mulling the impact
JDN Branches Out
Once limited to new development in the Southeast, this realty company is stretching its limbs with acquisitions in other markets.JDonald Nichols founded
Connectivity keys greater efficiency in title industry
New technology is enhancing electronic commerce and providing title insurers with increased productivity.New technology is enhancing electronic commerce
Inside Outlet
Prime Retail take the outlet concept to its outer limits, with ample amenities and an eye to expand.Abraham Rosenthal and William H. Carpenter Jr. worked
Securitization is a boon for valuation firms
Increased liquidity and business alliances are driving growth for the appraisal and property tax industries.The appraisal and property tax industries
Who's Who in title insurance explains the keys to success
NREI looks into the top title insurance firms and finds that these firms often reflect the disciplines of their leaders.Real estate is an industry where
Sale-leasebacks Follow Retail Expansion Curve
As retail chains push for growth, sale-leasebacks remain an attractive way to keep the capital moving.The sale-leaseback transaction has been praised
BROKERAGE: NREI spotlights leading deals in western regions
We continue our look at the movers and shakers behind some of the year's biggest deals, this time focusing on the West and the Midwest.Editor's note:
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