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Susan Piperato

Susan
Piperato
Managing Editor, NREI and Waste360; Editor, Green Real Estate Strategies

Susan Piperato has been covering commercial real estate for the past seven years, having spent five years with ScheinMedia before joining NREI in 2011. Previously, she was a book and magazine editor and freelance writer in New York City, New York's Hudson Valley and Melbourne, Australia. She has written for a wide variety of publications about sustainability, design, culture and the arts. She specializes in all aspects of green building and design and green investment. 

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 29, 2015)
The hotel sector is gaining popularity with investors, according to Realty Today. In a new video, Carl Icahn predicts danger ahead for the U.S. economy due to the Fed’s failure to raise rates, Forbes reports. Business Insider compares Walmart and Target in a bid to determine the most powerful retailer. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 28, 2015)
Bloomberg predicts that discounts in REIT stocks may lead to more buyouts. Amazon plans to establish a tech hub in downtown Detroit, reports Detroit Free Press. Institutional investors’ bet on single-family rentals isn’t quite paying off, claims Fortune. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 24, 2015)
The Midwest is replacing Silicon Valley for tech startups with its affordable office rents, Bloomberg reports. Multifamily permits fell for the second consecutive month, Multifamily Executive reveals. The worst may be over for Barnes and Noble, as ebook sales fall and print book sales rise, 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 (September 23, 2015)
In a hot year for Chicago office properties, two more towers there sell for over $315 million, reports Crain’s Chicago Business. Seeking Alpha reveals REITs that pay monthly. U.S. multifamily real estate debt tops $1 trillion, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 22, 2015)
Bloomberg looks at the logic behind the Starwood Waypoint and Colony merger. Real estate managers predict lower returns from the sector going forward, according to Pensions & Investments. Business Insider predicts the next recession will start in March 2019. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Biggest Medical Office Building Deals of the Year
The medical office sector is enjoying a long bout of good fortune, with vacancy down, new construction continuing to fall behind current demand, and investment sales reaching record highs.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 21, 2015)
Apollo Global Management will help Oppenheimer Funds invest in direct real estate, reports Bloomberg. The Street criticizes the Fed’s decision not to raise interest rates. Private equity firms KKR and Hellman & Friedman may be looking to buy Petco, 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 (September 18, 2015)
The Federal Reserve voted to keep the interest rate unchanged for now, reports The New York Times. The number of renters in the market continues to rise, according to the Wall Street Journal. Seeking Alpha looks at the art of the REIT deal. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 17, 2015)
An Urban Land Institute panel in New York City later this month will explore commercial real estate’s gender gap, Commercial Observer notes. A new report from Moody’s raises concerns about commercial real estate lending, Bisnow reports. Six years after the Great Recession, the average American household is worse off, according to a new report, reveals Market Watch. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 16, 2015)
U.S. grocery chain Albertsons Companies Inc. is going ahead with an IPO, Business Insider reveals. After a century of being headquartered in New York City, Cushman & Wakefield is moving to Chicago, Crain’s New York Business reports. Bloomberg raises the question of what could go wrong if the Federal Reserve does raise interest rates this week. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 15, 2015)
Rambleside Holdings made an offer to buy two Morgans Hotel Group assets for $507 million, according to Bloomberg. Chico’s is considering a private equity buyout, reports Chain Store Age. Elizabeth Warren has changed her mind on shutting down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, notes 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 (September 14, 2015)
Citadel has agreed to pay the highest office rent in New York City history at $300 per sq. ft., according to Crain’s New York Business. American Dream development has secured three department stores as tenants, reports Chain Store Age. The Orange County Register looks at Hines’ acquisition activity in Orange County. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
5 Best CRE Investment Opportunities for High-Net-Worth Individuals 1
In the midst of a continued U.S. economic recovery and global stock markets volatility, commercial real estate is looking like the safest bet for high-net-worth investors. But which real estate sectors provide the best long-term investment opportunities?
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 4, 2015)
Bloomberg looks at cities that will drive the U.S. economy in the near future. 24/7WallSt.com asks if Wal-Mart still needs 5,200 stores. Mikhail Prokhorov is close to buying Forest City’s stake in Barclay’s Center, reports 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 (September 3, 2015)
Ex-CBRE CEO Brett White, now at DTZ, declares war on his former company, The Real Deal reports. Seeking Alpha takes a closer look at SoulCycle’s IPO. The very success of Times Square is behind its current problems, including aggressive panhandling and public nudity, according to Bloomberg. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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