East http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/36661/more en D.C. Office Occupancy Drops, but Investor Demand Still High http://nreionline.com/washington-dc/dc-office-occupancy-drops-investor-demand-still-high <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vacancy has increased in one of the top U.S. office <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/markets-regions?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Markets & Regions">markets</a></span>, Washington, D.C., but at least one expert says the drop is just a minor blip that signifies investors should seize on properties while they can.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/washington-dc/dc-office-occupancy-drops-investor-demand-still-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/washington-dc/dc-office-occupancy-drops-investor-demand-still-high#comments Finance & Investment Leasing News Office Washington D.C. Freemium Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:49:00 +0000 1056771 at http://nreionline.com The 17 Most Dynamic American Cities http://nreionline.com/research-data/17-most-dynamic-american-cities <div class="node-body gallery-body">Which are the top American cities today, how do they rank on a global scale, and what will they be like tomorrow? The answers to these questions can vary from one study to another, depending on the type of data being used. We looked at five studies conducted within the past three years; here, we list the 17 American cities (in no particular order) that were included in at least one of the studies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/research-data/17-most-dynamic-american-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/research-data/17-most-dynamic-american-cities#comments Chicago Los Angeles New York News Research & Data San Francisco Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:01:00 +0000 1048441 at http://nreionline.com 10 Disrupters: Living Large in Tiny Spaces http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-living-large-tiny-spaces <div class="field-byline"> Bendix Anderson </div> <div class="field-deck"> Evan Granoff is among a wave of developers looking to spread the microapartment trend to smaller markets. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Microapartments—living spaces of less than 500 sq. ft.—are already popular in gateway cities like New York and Boston, but haven’t quite caught on yet in secondary markets. Developers like Evan Granoff are trying to change that. Granoff has brought new apartments of less than 300 sq. ft. to his native Providence, R.I. And residents are paying top dollar to rent them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-living-large-tiny-spaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-living-large-tiny-spaces#comments East Multifamily News People Freemium Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:51:00 +0000 1039281 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 17, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-17-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/deals/finance?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Finance ">Financial</a></span> Industry Regulatory Authority has offered to give broker-dealers more time to comply with its proposed update to rules around nontraded REITs. The Empire State Realty Trust has completed the acquisition of ground and operating leases on two buildings in New York for a combined $734 million. The Real Estate Roundtable and real estate trade groups in the Commercial Properties Coalition last week filed the latest in a series of comment letters relating to efforts by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to regulate purported lead paint hazards. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector.</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-july-17-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-17-2014#comments Industry Buzz New York Office REITs Retail Freemium Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:41:00 +0000 1044041 at http://nreionline.com Six Places in the U.S. That Are Tough on Development http://nreionline.com/development/six-places-us-are-tough-development <div class="field-byline"> Susan Piperato </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">The ease with which a developer can move from vacant land or empty building to a whole new property varies from one location to another, depending on a particular place's economy, location, regulation and, well, quirks. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/development/six-places-us-are-tough-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/development/six-places-us-are-tough-development#comments Boston California Chicago Development News Phoenix Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:52:00 +0000 1040691 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 16, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-16-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>LaSalle Investment Management has raised $1 billion this year to invest in real-estate assets in Asia. A closer inspection of the $700 million purchase of 24,700 square feet of retail space plus air rights at the St. Regis Hotel and a neighboring townhouse reveals hidden value. Ross Glickman and Ken Lombard Capri Capital Partners LLC, a Chicago-based real estate firm, said it launched a retail investment business and hired the ousted leader of Urban Retail Properties LLC to run it. Staples Inc. said it will end a pilot program with the U.S. Postal Service to set up mini-post offices in the company’s stores. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector.</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-july-16-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-16-2014#comments Chicago Industry Buzz International Investment Banks New York Retail Freemium Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:47:00 +0000 1039261 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 14, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-14-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Regency Centers Corp. went public with its offer to acquire AmREIT Inc. for $22 per share. European banks and asset management agencies have a gross exposure of €584 billion ($795 billion USD) to non-core real estate which is subject to disposal or work-out strategies. Love Culture Inc., a women’s-wear retailer with more than 80 stores, is preparing to file for bankruptcy in a New Jersey court. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector.</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-july-14-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-14-2014#comments Distress Industry Buzz New York REITs Retail Freemium Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:01:00 +0000 1032231 at http://nreionline.com Mayor de Blasio Plans Sustainable Retrofit Pilot Program for NYC http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/mayor-de-blasio-plans-sustainable-retrofit-pilot-program-nyc <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's $41 billion affordable housing plan includes a pilot program that would boost much-needed sustainability projects at affordable multifamily properties in the city. The program will target housing that serves low- to moderate-income residents, focusing on some of the oldest and most vulnerable housing stock, such as smaller and midsize tenement buildings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/mayor-de-blasio-plans-sustainable-retrofit-pilot-program-nyc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/mayor-de-blasio-plans-sustainable-retrofit-pilot-program-nyc#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Green Projects & Retrofits Multifamily New York News Freemium Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:04:00 +0000 1031981 at http://nreionline.com Andrew Burton/Getty Images Apartments Faring Well in Northeast’s Secondary Markets http://nreionline.com/multifamily/apartments-faring-well-northeast-s-secondary-markets <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Apartments are in high demand in small cities across the Northeast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/multifamily/apartments-faring-well-northeast-s-secondary-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/multifamily/apartments-faring-well-northeast-s-secondary-markets#comments Multifamily New York News Freemium Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:43:00 +0000 1031871 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 1, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-1-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Single-family rental REIT American Homes has acquired Beazer Pre-Owned Rental Homes. CareOne LLC is exploring the sale of a $2 billion seniors housing portfolio. Luxury condos in Manhattan are becoming like “Swiss bank accounts” for the ultra-wealthy and some lay empty for up to 10 months out of the year. Forever21 is on the verge of a massive expansion effort. These are among today’s 10 must reads in the commercial real estate sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-1-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-1-2014#comments Industry Buzz New York Private Equity Seniors Housing Single-Family Housing Freemium Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:32:00 +0000 995671 at http://nreionline.com