National Real Estate Investor http://nreionline.com/rss.xml en 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 27, 2015) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-27-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Crown Acquisitions and Oxford Properties Group paid $1.07 billion for the office and retail base of 641 Fifth Avenue, reports the New York Post. Asian cross-border investment in commercial real estate reached the highest figure on record in the first quarter, according to the World Property Journal. The Wall Street Journal looks at how a new court ruling may affect commercial development in California. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-27-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-27-2015#comments Finance & Investment Hotel Industry Buzz Office REITs Retail Wed, 27 May 2015 14:39:00 +0000 1782011 at http://nreionline.com Sovereign Wealth Funds Up the Ante on CRE Investment in the U.S. http://nreionline.com/office/sovereign-wealth-funds-ante-cre-investment-us <div class="node-body article-body">Sovereign wealth funds are expected to play a bigger role in the U.S. commercial real estate market in the coming months. Sovereign wealth funds are raising the stakes for global real estate allocations and North America remains a top focus for many groups.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/sovereign-wealth-funds-ante-cre-investment-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/sovereign-wealth-funds-ante-cre-investment-us#comments Finance & Investment News Office Research & Data Wed, 27 May 2015 13:05:00 +0000 1780401 at http://nreionline.com The Seniors Housing and Care Market Finds a Sweet Spot http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/seniors-housing-and-care-market-finds-sweet-spot <div class="node-body article-body">Until recently, the distinction between care types—assisted living, independent living and skilled nursing--was clearly defined, but as a result of the recession and the ongoing changes in health care provision, the traditional definition of care types has started to blur.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/seniors-housing-and-care-market-finds-sweet-spot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/seniors-housing-and-care-market-finds-sweet-spot#comments Commentary Finance & Investment News Seniors Housing Wed, 27 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1780391 at http://nreionline.com Don Ipock /Getty Images Multifamily Developers Favor Downtown, But Suburbia Holds Its Own http://nreionline.com/commentary/multifamily-developers-favor-downtown-suburbia-holds-its-own <div class="node-body article-body">In the midst of the Great Recession, vacancy in the multifamily sector hit a cyclical high of 8.0 percent. Vacancy now stands at 4.2 percent as of the end of the first quarter. What these figures don’t reveal is whether a disparity exists between the urban and suburban markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/multifamily-developers-favor-downtown-suburbia-holds-its-own" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/multifamily-developers-favor-downtown-suburbia-holds-its-own#comments Commentary Construction Multifamily News Research & Data Tue, 26 May 2015 14:59:00 +0000 1772931 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 26, 2015) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-26-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">The controversial plan for One Vanderbilt, near New York City's Grand Central Terminal, is expected to be approved tomorrow, reports the New York Post. The New Yorker surmises that the increasing number of shuttered storefronts in the West Village is due to high-rent blight. The Motley Fool names Wal-Mart as the most hated retail company in America. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-26-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-26-2015#comments Corporate Real Estate Development Industry Buzz Office Retail Tue, 26 May 2015 14:49:00 +0000 1780151 at http://nreionline.com Strategies for an Early Prepay http://nreionline.com/multifamily/strategies-early-prepay <div class="field-byline"> Adam Klingher </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There’s been quite a bit of discussion about the impending landslide of CMBS loans’ maturing in the next few years. However, this is not just a CMBS issue; it’s also true for multifamily loans from Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/multifamily/strategies-early-prepay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/multifamily/strategies-early-prepay#comments Commercial Banks Multifamily News Viewpoints Viewpoints Tue, 26 May 2015 14:19:00 +0000 1771421 at http://nreionline.com Multifamily Construction Costs Fall, Labor Costs Rise http://nreionline.com/multifamily/multifamily-construction-costs-fall-labor-costs-rise <div class="node-body article-body">Construction is booming for the multifamily business, but so far, the cost of construction is not rising out of control. Prices are falling for diesel fuel, lumber and wall board. However, labor is more difficult to find, especially workers that handle lumber and sheet rock.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/multifamily/multifamily-construction-costs-fall-labor-costs-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/multifamily/multifamily-construction-costs-fall-labor-costs-rise#comments Construction Development Multifamily News Tue, 26 May 2015 13:22:00 +0000 1779941 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 22, 2105) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-22-2105 <div class="node-body article-body">CNN Money asks whether the perfect moment to invest in real estate has passed. Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan CEO Ronald Mock talks to Bloomberg about the plan’s investment strategy. Dollar Tree is about to sell 330 Family Dollar stores, reports Supermarket News. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-22-2105" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-22-2105#comments Finance & Investment Industrial Industry Buzz Multifamily Office Fri, 22 May 2015 14:19:00 +0000 1778001 at http://nreionline.com Demand Is Rising for CRE Loans http://nreionline.com/expert-qas/demand-rising-cre-loans <div class="node-body article-body">With the commercial real estate industry being increasingly described as buoyant, how much competition is there for loans? To find out, we turned to Walker & Dunlop, a national firm specializing in providing customized financing solutions to owners and operators of U.S. commercial real estate properties. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/expert-qas/demand-rising-cre-loans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/expert-qas/demand-rising-cre-loans#comments CMBS Commercial Banks Expert Q&As Institutional Investors Insurance Companies News Fri, 22 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000 1772921 at http://nreionline.com When Technology and Tradition Unite: A CRE Love Story http://nreionline.com/technology/when-technology-and-tradition-unite-cre-love-story <div class="field-byline"> Samantha Meckler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some key observations about CRE in general, and how the industry is swiftly coming around to tech disruptors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/technology/when-technology-and-tradition-unite-cre-love-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/technology/when-technology-and-tradition-unite-cre-love-story#comments News Technology Viewpoints Viewpoints Fri, 22 May 2015 13:05:00 +0000 1771361 at http://nreionline.com Intermodal Industrial Facilities Capture Investor Attention http://nreionline.com/industrial/intermodal-industrial-facilities-capture-investor-attention <div class="node-body article-body">Investors are now collecting premium rents for intermodal properties located near large container-stacking facilities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industrial/intermodal-industrial-facilities-capture-investor-attention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industrial/intermodal-industrial-facilities-capture-investor-attention#comments Finance & Investment Industrial News Fri, 22 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1776531 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 21, 2015) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-21-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Commercial Observer considers the possibility of a future "Silicon Bowery" in Lower Manhattan. Fortune compares the turnarounds of Walmart and Target, and finds Target in the lead. In Chicago, the health care arm of MB Real Estate paid $160 million for 10 medical office buildings, reports Crain's Chicago Business. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-21-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-21-2015#comments Development Industry Buzz Medical Office Office Retail Thu, 21 May 2015 13:48:00 +0000 1776071 at http://nreionline.com Can Macy's Win in the Off-Price Market? http://nreionline.com/retail/can-macys-win-price-market <div class="node-body article-body">Macy’s Inc. has dipped its toe in the off-price business with four pilot stores in metro New York City. The stores, which will operate under the Macy’s Backstage banner, will average about 30,000 sq. ft. They will open this fall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/can-macys-win-price-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/can-macys-win-price-market#comments New York News Retail Thu, 21 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1772981 at http://nreionline.com Turnaround Artistry: North American Properties’ New Atlantic Station http://nreionline.com/expert-qas/turnaround-artistry-north-american-properties-new-atlantic-station <div class="node-body article-body">NREI talked with North American Properties' Managing Partner Mark Toro about the transformation of mixed-use property Atlantic Station in midtown Atlanta. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/expert-qas/turnaround-artistry-north-american-properties-new-atlantic-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/expert-qas/turnaround-artistry-north-american-properties-new-atlantic-station#comments Atlanta Expert Q&As Mixed-Use News Retail Wed, 20 May 2015 20:53:00 +0000 1774811 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 20, 2015) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-20-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Goldman Sachs is selling nearly 150 U.S. hotels for $1.73 billion, Bloomberg reports. Two CRE dynasties, the LeFraks of New York and the Soffers of Florida, are teaming up for a 183-acre development in Miami, reveals the Wall Street Journal. Seeking Alpha explores the benefits of investing in mREITs. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-20-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-20-2015#comments Development Hotel Industry Buzz Office REITs Research & Data Retail Wed, 20 May 2015 14:36:00 +0000 1772971 at http://nreionline.com Retailers In Expansion Mode, Ground-Up Development Still Challenging http://nreionline.com/retail/retailers-expansion-mode-ground-development-still-challenging <div class="node-body article-body">This year’s RECon show in Las Vegas has been marked by an across-the-board optimism about tenant activity, with both owners and brokers reporting a spike in meetings about new store openings and expansions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/retailers-expansion-mode-ground-development-still-challenging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/retailers-expansion-mode-ground-development-still-challenging#comments Development Leasing News Retail Wed, 20 May 2015 13:54:00 +0000 1772961 at http://nreionline.com B-Piece CMBS Buyers Have Plenty of Options in the Current Market http://nreionline.com/cmbs/b-piece-cmbs-buyers-have-plenty-options-current-market <div class="node-body article-body">The wave of CMBS maturities is setting up a smorgasbord for B-piece buyers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/cmbs/b-piece-cmbs-buyers-have-plenty-options-current-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/cmbs/b-piece-cmbs-buyers-have-plenty-options-current-market#comments CMBS Finance & Investment News Wed, 20 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1771571 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 19, 2015) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-19-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Brooklyn Heights' Montague Street may become the retail equivalent of Soho’s Spring Street, Crain’s New York Business suggests. Ascena Retail agreed to buy Ann Inc., owner of Ann Taylor and Loft, for $2.15 billion, reports Chain Store Age. In one of New York City’s all-time biggest real estate transactions, SL Green agreed to buy 11 Madison Avenue for $2.29 billion, Bloomberg reveals. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-19-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-19-2015#comments Construction Finance & Investment Industry Buzz Office Retail Tue, 19 May 2015 14:28:00 +0000 1772951 at http://nreionline.com Multifamily Investors Bid in Secondary, Tertiary Markets http://nreionline.com/multifamily/multifamily-investors-bid-secondary-tertiary-markets <div class="node-body article-body">Investors are finally buying apartment properties in big numbers in smaller cities and towns. “There’s been a dramatic increase in the number of offers for properties in secondary and tertiary markets,” says John Sebree, director of Marcus & Millichap's National Multi Housing Group. “It’s been moving in this direction for some time—now it’s moving at a faster pace.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/multifamily/multifamily-investors-bid-secondary-tertiary-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/multifamily/multifamily-investors-bid-secondary-tertiary-markets#comments Development Finance & Investment Midwest Multifamily News Tue, 19 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1772911 at http://nreionline.com RECon Attendees Describe a Stalled Acquisition Environment as Available Assets Become Harder to Find http://nreionline.com/retail/recon-attendees-describe-stalled-acquisition-environment-available-assets-become-harder-find <div class="node-body article-body">A fair number of attendees at the 2015 RECon show is talking about how the influx of investment capital into the U.S. real estate market and uncertainty surrounding the next interest rate hike have combined to make owners hold on to their assets far too tightly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/recon-attendees-describe-stalled-acquisition-environment-available-assets-become-harder-find" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/recon-attendees-describe-stalled-acquisition-environment-available-assets-become-harder-find#comments Finance & Investment News Retail Tue, 19 May 2015 04:00:00 +0000 1772941 at http://nreionline.com Lodging and Storage Assets Could Be Vulnerable to Meth Contamination http://nreionline.com/hotel/lodging-and-storage-assets-could-be-vulnerable-meth-contamination <div class="node-body article-body">As self-storage facilities, motels and extended stay hotels continue to attract the attention of investors, the growing use of these types of assets as temporary laboratories for methamphetamine production is creating a new wave of litigation that investors must be prepared to address.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/hotel/lodging-and-storage-assets-could-be-vulnerable-meth-contamination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/hotel/lodging-and-storage-assets-could-be-vulnerable-meth-contamination#comments Commentary Finance & Investment Hotel News Self Storage Mon, 18 May 2015 15:08:00 +0000 1770931 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 18, 2015) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-18-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Malls still matter, according to a JLL survey published in Chain Store Age. Forbes lists five reasons why the commercial real estate market should remain buoyant. McDonalds is marketing 2 billion in euro bonds, reports Bloomberg. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-18-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-18-2015#comments Industrial Industry Buzz REITs Retail Mon, 18 May 2015 14:35:00 +0000 1772761 at http://nreionline.com Institutional Investors Buy Fewer Single-Family Homes http://nreionline.com/institutional-investors/institutional-investors-buy-fewer-single-family-homes <div class="node-body article-body">Big institutions bought about half as many single-family houses in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the year before, according to the latest numbers from data firm RealtyTrac Inc., even though the investors overall are more active than ever in buying single-family houses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/institutional-investors/institutional-investors-buy-fewer-single-family-homes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/institutional-investors/institutional-investors-buy-fewer-single-family-homes#comments Institutional Investors News Research & Data Single-Family Housing Mon, 18 May 2015 13:56:00 +0000 1772751 at http://nreionline.com With Loan Maturities Peaking, Will This Impact Financing? http://nreionline.com/commercial-banks/loan-maturities-peaking-will-impact-financing <div class="field-byline"> Patrick Ward </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As we come to the end of the first quarter, many are wondering if the tremendous volume of loans maturing in 2015 will have an impact on financing for commercial owners and investors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commercial-banks/loan-maturities-peaking-will-impact-financing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commercial-banks/loan-maturities-peaking-will-impact-financing#comments Commercial Banks News Viewpoints Viewpoints Fri, 15 May 2015 18:31:00 +0000 1771351 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 15, 2015) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-15-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Kushner Cos. has agreed to buy the retail condominium at the former New York Times building, reports Commercial Property Executive. Nordstrom and Amazon have strikingly similar strategies, reveals Fortune. Apple undertakes a green initiative, setting an example for other large companies, notes the Los Angeles Times. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-15-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-15-2015#comments Hotel Industry Buzz Office REITs Retail Sustainability Fri, 15 May 2015 14:23:00 +0000 1770891 at http://nreionline.com New Law to Allow Tenants to Showcase Their Energy Efficiency Efforts http://nreionline.com/office/new-law-allow-tenants-showcase-their-energy-efficiency-efforts <div class="node-body article-body">Office tenants who became believers in energy conservation in the heyday of the building sustainability movement about two decades ago only to watch building owners take all the credit have cheered a recent new law that will support, track and promote their efforts at being green.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/new-law-allow-tenants-showcase-their-energy-efficiency-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/new-law-allow-tenants-showcase-their-energy-efficiency-efforts#comments News Office Property Management Sustainability Fri, 15 May 2015 12:15:00 +0000 1769371 at http://nreionline.com Expectations for 2015 RECon Show Run High http://nreionline.com/retail/expectations-2015-recon-show-run-high <div class="node-body article-body">If you are heading to Vegas at the end of this week, expect a busy show, as ICSC reports that registrations this year are already up by about 1,000 compared to 2014, with approximately 33,500 people, and possibly more, attending the annual retail real estate convention.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/expectations-2015-recon-show-run-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/expectations-2015-recon-show-run-high#comments Development Finance & Investment Las Vegas News Retail Fri, 15 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1769731 at http://nreionline.com JLL’s 5 Markets to Put on Your Watch List for 2015 http://nreionline.com/retail/jll-s-5-markets-put-your-watch-list-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">In advance of ICSC’s upcoming RECon show in Las Vegas, Mike Longmore, director of retail business development with commercial real estate services firm JLL, put together a list of markets worth a second look.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/jll-s-5-markets-put-your-watch-list-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/jll-s-5-markets-put-your-watch-list-2015#comments Finance & Investment Leasing News Retail Viewpoints Viewpoints Fri, 15 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1764971 at http://nreionline.com REITs Will Pursue Street Retail More, Analysts Predict http://nreionline.com/retail/reits-will-pursue-street-retail-more-analysts-predict <div class="node-body article-body">Street retail is becoming so much a part of some REITs’ investment strategy that it’s now getting spotlight analyst coverage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/reits-will-pursue-street-retail-more-analysts-predict" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/reits-will-pursue-street-retail-more-analysts-predict#comments News REITs Research & Data Retail Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 +0000 1767561 at http://nreionline.com Part 1: Sign on the Dotted Line http://nreionline.com/retail/part-1-sign-dotted-line <div class="node-body article-body">Overall, 62 percent of respondents expect national occupancy rates to increase. Some 26 percent expect no change. Only 12 percent expect a decrease. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/part-1-sign-dotted-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/part-1-sign-dotted-line#comments Retail Thu, 14 May 2015 19:39:00 +0000 1769531 at http://nreionline.com