RealtyTrac, a provider of housing data and analytics, has created a list of top 10 markets that combine low risk (based on low unemployment rates) with the potential for double-digit gross annual yields.
As health care becomes more patient-focused, many providers have moved into retail space to become more accessible and convenient. But property owners who expect to backfill empty massive big boxes with health care tenants will probably be disappointed, experts warn....More
Until recently, there was scant data to help owners understand whether shoppers even noticed the green features of retail buildings and, if so, whether those initiatives impacted their loyalty towards certain retail projects....More
Not surprisingly, the decline in the price of oil will have a negative impact on energy-oriented economies around the country. However, this will only slow growth in major metro areas, not drive them into recession....More
Security has been heightened at the Mall of America in the wake of a video posted by Somalia-based Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab last Saturday, asking Western Muslims to “answer the call” of jihad by attacking “American- and Jewish-owned” shopping malls....More
We looked at 15 cities that have a variety of attractive qualities, from low vacancies to high projections for population growth among the 65 and older cohort, based on observations and research reports from both Marcus & Millichap and Colliers.
Investors are buying fewer single-family homes, according to data firm RealtyTrac’s 2014 U.S. Institutional Investor & Cash Sales Report. However, many investors continue to buy and seem committed to the business of renting out their portfolios of single-family homes....More