Viewpoints en Five Questions to Ask Your Fee Manager <div class="field-byline"> Michael V Davids, RPA </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Whether you are contracting for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/services?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Services">services</a></span> on a new asset or trying to straighten out an existing relationship, here are five questions to ask your fee manager.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Institutional Investors News Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:48:00 +0000 965881 at Protecting Taxpayers: Indiana Shifts Burden of Proof to Assessors <div class="field-byline"> Brent A. Auberry, Esq. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A recent <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/services/legal?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Services">legal</a></span> change in Indiana has created a model for property tax reform across the country. Starting in 2011, the Hoosier State has compelled assessing officials to defend excessive assessment increases with objective evidence and meaningful arguments in appeals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Midwest News Tax Strategies Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:20:00 +0000 984131 at Transforming Tired into Inspired Retail <div class="field-byline"> Valerie Cataffa </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As place-making has become an increasingly important element in creating value in today's retail environment, are older shopping centers really able to compete?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Architecture News Retail Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:18:00 +0000 965291 at Rockville Town Square What Institutional Investors Look for in a Joint Venture Equity Partner <div class="field-byline"> Adam Horowitz </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In seeking a joint venture partner for your project you’ll come across many equity investment sources today including high net worth individuals, family offices and broker dealers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Institutional Investors News Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:18:00 +0000 926611 at Creating and Attracting Vibrant Mixed-Use Developments <div class="field-byline"> Michael Bull </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Walkability has been a buzzword in the commercial real estate community for the past few years, and the idea that one can "live, work and play"; in the same development or area has continued to grow in appeal. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Mixed-Use News Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:53:00 +0000 907151 at Phoenix’s Green Thumbs-Up Signals Market Rebound <div class="field-byline"> John Bonnell and Jackie Hines </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In Phoenix, owners with LEED-certified buildings can capture a premium of 29 percent over buildings without this distinction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations & Designations Green Projects & Retrofits Office Phoenix Viewpoints Green Real Estate Investment Freemium Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 924981 at Understanding the Special Servicer Asset <div class="field-byline"> Michael Davids RPA </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>To understand the special service asset a fee manager must understand the ownership structure and the regulatory environment in which the asset exists.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMBS Distress News Viewpoints Freemium Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:41:00 +0000 904051 at How Architecture & Design Can Increase Marketing Value in Commercial Real Estate <div class="field-byline"> Joshua McClure </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Good design has become a requirement in office spaces, particularly in forward-thinking cities like Austin, Boston and San Francisco. In order for a landlord to be truly competitive in these markets, they need to offer prospective tenants great architecture and interior design.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Architecture News Office Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:24:00 +0000 855971 at High Times for Denver’s Hotel Market <div class="field-byline"> Matthew Schreck </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Well, now the first quarter has come and gone, and, according to data from Smith Travel Research (STR), Denver hotel operating fundamentals are climbing higher than the marijuana tourists driving them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Denver Hotel News Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:21:00 +0000 839021 at Global Upgrade: Access To Talent Now Trumps Cost For Tech Outsourcing <div class="field-byline"> Shannon Curley </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Access to talent is outweighing cost when it comes to location strategy in the global software development sector, according to JLL analysis of foreign direct investment (FDI). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brokerage Leasing News Office Viewpoints Freemium Mon, 02 Jun 2014 18:19:00 +0000 835611 at