NREI’s 2014 Multifamily Housing Survey not only looked into the outlook for the U.S. multifamily sector in terms of property fundamentals and investment sales, but also delved into the identities of 10 of the admired companies and 10 influential executives in the space.
Having survived through the financial crisis and the Great Recession, today’s commercial real estate professionals may feel like the worst is finally behind them, but there are plenty of new challenges springing up in our industry.
Today, Earth Day 2014, let's celebrate the recycling efforts of some of the top real estate and development firms, namely: JLL, Cassidy Turley, The Rockefeller Group, SL Green, Simon Property Group, Forest City Enterprises, CBRE and Bernards.
Nothing says New York City like an apartment. And, in turn, there's no renter in America who's ever gone out in search of an apartment without having film images of New York apartments in mind—both coveted spaces and others the likes of which must be avoided at all costs—making multifamily the most storied commercial real estate sector there is. From the plethora of films set in New York City in which multifamily shares top billing, we've chosen our favorite 10, complete with the actual addresses of their film locations. Enjoy!
The top dog on our list remains CBRE Group Inc. It is the 11th consecutive year that CBRE has lead the industry in total transaction volume. The firm reported a total volume of $233.30 billion in 2013, a 17.7 percent increase over 2012’s figure of $189.80 billion.
As the next generation of travelers, Millennials will become the hospitality industry’s core customer within the next 10 years. For Millennials, interaction and experience are the prime reasons for traveling. They want the most novel and the most luxurious accommodation and service they can find, and they want it fast and reasonably priced. And whatever a Millennial’s opinion is, it’ll be shared through social media faster than it takes to call the concierge.
We highlight what are, arguably, 10 of the most impressive green industrial facilities in the United States, some of which are LEED certified, others of which are not LEED certified but are using innovative practices, and many of which are the first of their types.