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Joe Gose

Opportunity Funds Overfloweth
Real estate opportunity funds are now raising tens of billions of dollars to pounce on properties and mortgages as values head back
Will Louisville Rally Be Cut Short?
A distribution and warehouse juggernaut has propelled Louisville's economic growth in recent years, but shaky times are sending a jolt through the city
The Biotech Equation
As frozen debt markets and economic worries stifle commercial real estate investment activity, developers are beginning to decode the secrets of the maturing $90 billion biotech industry, where research space can generate returns reaching 12% or more.
Retail REITs pursue cash-out financing
The lockdown in the commercial mortgage-backed securities market and its chilling effect is forcing retail estate investment trusts and landlords to look
Survival of the Fittest
For years, economists warned that the annual rise in consumer spending wasn't a permanent condition, but those concerns largely fell on deaf ears. Retailers
Multiple Hat Syndrome
As the U.S. economy erodes and leasing and investment sales stall, commercial real estate brokerages are aggressively growing their global footprint while
Real Estate Renaissance Man
Howard Michaels Age: 52 Company: Carlton Group Title: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Time in current role: 16 years Currently reading: Two-foot
Building Under Pressure
Multifamily REITs are developing billions of dollars of projects in the face of dual threats that jeopardize several quarters of rent increases in most
Big Commercial Lenders Pursue Small Fries
Over the past 18 months, Wall Street banks and other big institutions have been trying to muscle their way into the small-balance commercial real estate
Luxury Condo Developers Put to the Test
The gloom in the housing and credit markets is seeping into commercial real estate, challenging the conventional wisdom that luxury condominiums can better
Consumers Finally Take a Breather
For the last several years consumers defied economists' expectations and kept raising their level of spending despite rising energy prices. But predictions
Wild Ride for Office REITs
After four years of incredible growth topped off with a 45% spike in total returns in 2006 office REITs looked unstoppable at the beginning of the year.
Ideal Time to 'Buy America'?
Foreign real estate investors are returning to the U.S. with gusto just months after frothy prices in major markets turned them into aggressive sellers
Mezzanine Lenders Gain Leverage
To steal a Monday Night Football line from NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Don Meredith, The Party's Over. Tighter underwriting standards, rising interest
Twister of Fate
In early 1999 and 2000, community leaders in the small town of Parsons, Kan., population 12,000, were busy outlining an economic development revitalization
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