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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. 

Articles
10 Must Reads from the CRE Industry Today (August 13, 2015)
As commercial real estate prices are pushed up around the world, experts worry that the global market is overheating, according to the Wall Street Journal. American Apparel is considering filing for bankruptcy, notes the New York Post. CBS Los Angeles reports that a new survey reveals that a California real estate boom is underway, fueled by the multifamily housing shortage there. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 12, 2015)
John Paulson is starting to sell the land parcels he’s been acquiring since the recession, reports Bloomberg. The Street looks at how investing in commercial real estate has gotten easier. J.P. Morgan has created a new real estate-related position for Alexia Gottschalch, according to Pensions & Investments. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 11, 2015)
Market Watch speculates on how China’s devalued yuan will impact the Fed raising interest rates. Bill Gates may soon own the whole of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Crain’s Chicago Business notes. Honolulu’s office market is showing signs of recovery, Pacific Business News reports. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 10, 2015)
Only the Chinese economy can stop the Fed from raising interest rates next month, according to Business Insider. Vornado is weighing a residential conversion at 20 Broad Street in Lower Manhattan, reports Crain’s New York Business. Seeking Alpha weighs the benefits of investing in grocery store-anchored Retail Opportunity Investment Corp. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
6 Ways REITs Benefit from Third-Party Property Management
Public REITs can achieve cost savings by outsourcing property-level services, according to a newly released report by CBRE.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 7, 2015)
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz declines to run for president in 2016, Fortune reports. Harvard releases a map showing housing rates are too high across the nation, Bisnow reveals. Property mogul Nicholas Schorsch will sell most of the remainder of his real-estate empire to investment firm Apollo Global Management LLC, Nasdaq notes. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads from the CRE Industry Today (August 6, 2015)
In San Francisco, housing developers and advocates are joining forces to raise $1 million in support of Proposition A, a $310 million housing bond on the Nov. 3 ballot, reports San Francisco Business Times. Glenn Rufrano, the new CEO of VEREIT—formerly the scandal-plagued American Realty Capital Properties—has his hands full trying to turn the REIT around, The Real Deal reveals. Singapore-based United Overseas Bank is quietly becoming a leader of overseas investors, placing some of the biggest bets on New York property, notes Crain’s New York Business. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Aug. 5, 2015)
Auction.com hit the biggest online real estate transaction in history with the sale of an office property in California, according to Housingwire. Investors worldwide are betting on hotel acquisitions, reports the Wall Street Journal. The New York Times looks at a Ponzi scheme that ended up being a great real estate investment for its victims. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads from the CRE Industry Today (August 4, 2015)
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s friends are pressing him to run for president against Hillary Clinton, Fortune reveals. Apple Inc. has added a huge San Jose development site to its commercial real estate portfolio, according to Silicon Valley Business Journal. Luxury home-furnishings retailer Restoration Hardware is entering the hotel business, Crain’s New York Business reports. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
How Would You Invest $1 Billion?
The 2015 Real Confidence University Portfolio Challenge, launched on July 6, will spend a year tracking 90 college students, representing 15 colleges, to discover what the next generation of commercial real estate investors is thinking.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Aug. 3, 2015)
Canada’s RioCan REIT may be looking to sell its U.S. assets, reports Bloomberg. Fresh & Easy will close 14 stores, according to Supermarket News. Crain’s New York Business looks at which company leases the most office space in Manhattan. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 31, 2015)
Shadow lenders are betting on riskier real estate deals, reports The Seattle Times. Wealthmanagement.com identifies the healthiest housing market in the country. Intercontinental denies it’s having merger discussions with Starwood, according to Bloomberg. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 30, 2015)
The Whole Foods overcharging scandal is impacting its sales, the Los Angeles Times reports. A poll by Bankrate.com found real estate as the top place for long-term investment dollars, Bisnow notes. Forbes reveals the best cities for future job growth. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Is the Pacific Northwest Ready for the Cascadia Mega-Quake?
Not only is the next Cascadia earthquake overdue, but the buildings and infrastructures of the cities it will hit along the coastline—including Portland and Seattle—are nowhere near ready for it.
Are These 11 Seattle Tall Buildings Made to Withstand the Coming Mega-Quake?
San Francisco-based seismic engineer Peter Yanev, writing in an op-ed in the New York Times in response to the 2010 earthquake in Chile, says there is, essentially, no such thing as an earthquake-proof building. So, how does Seattle look, in light of such information?

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