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Affordable Housing Shortage
When a new apartment development recently opened at 15th and Magnolia streets in Detroit, residents of the inner city applauded.
Financing Proves Pivotal in Retail REIT Purchases
While pension funds and private investors were busy gobbling up REITs in recent months, public REITs largely sat on the sidelines, rarely making acquisitions.
Loading Up on Warehouses
Just south of I-80 in Joliet, Ill., TCB Development Co. is building a 575,000 sq. ft. distribution center scheduled for completion in early 2007. While
New Kid on the Block
In a milestone for senior housing, Health Care Property Investors in May agreed to pay $5.2 billion for CNL Retirement Properties. The largest purchase
Life After Dark
At a prime location on 3rd Street in Attalla, Ala., a 56,000 sq. ft. Wal-Mart sits vacant. What was once a busy parking lot is now quiet. The big box
Orlando Magic
In April 2001, Thayer Lodging Group broke ground on its 1,582-room Grand Lakes Resort in Orlando. Since then the project has faced as many rough spots
Advantage Institutions
Throughout 2003 and 2004, private buyers held the upper hand, winning many trophy properties with record bids. But now institutions are pulling ahead.
Why Public REITs Are Going Private
During the early 1990s, private real estate companies with large portfolios rushed to become public real estate investment trusts. Now the pendulum has
Is Bigger Really Better for a Philly Office REIT?
Few investors and analysts applauded when Brandywine Realty Trust announced its acquisition of Prentiss Properties in October. During the first three
Smarter Ways to Reduce Space
Corporate real estate executives today face conflicting pressures. On the one hand, they are being charged with finding new ways to lower occupancy costs.
Apartments Tailor-Made for Generation Y
There can be no doubt what type of renter the Ellington, a new apartment building in Washington, D.C. is trying to attract. The complex features a billiards
Urban Magic
As it expanded in Chicago during the 1990s, Starbucks stuck to a proven strategy: building outlets where there were plenty of BMWs and young professionals.
Why Office REITs Are Building Again
Reckson Associates Realty has ambitious plans for the Class-A office building that it is developing in Melville, N.Y., 35 miles east of Manhattan. The
Is Senior Housing the Next Comeback Kid?
John Erickson is on a roll. He just completed a 1,700-unit senior housing project in Springfield, Va. By the end of 2005, he expects to finish Ryderwood
Recovery Remains in Infancy Stage
By the beginning of 2004, occupancy had dipped to 40% at 601 California Street, a 250,000 sq. ft. office building in the heart of downtown San Francisco.
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