Institutional Investors en American Realty Advisors Launches Sustainability Initiative <div class="node-body article-body">American Realty Advisors has launched a new sustainability initiative for its $6 billion commercial real estate portfolio. The institutional investment manager rolled out the green program at 150 N. Wacker Drive, a 31-story office tower in Chicago. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Chicago Institutional Investors News Office Green Real Estate Investment Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:55:00 +0000 1493461 at Pennies From Heaven <div class="field-deck"> Global troubles are barely causing a ripple for the CRE sector in the United States. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For all the rancor, industry professionals don’t expect any outside pressures to disrupt the continued recovery in the U.S. commercial real estate sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brokerage Charts Institutional Investors News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:49:00 +0000 1414561 at Illustration by Paul Hoppe Investing in Emerging Market Real Estate for the Long Term <div class="node-body article-body">Increasing global economic integration makes the opportunities in international real estate investment more compelling than ever before.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Institutional Investors International News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:10:00 +0000 1414361 at TIAA, Jonathan Rose Team Up to Green Affordable Housing <div class="node-body article-body">TIAA-CREF and Jonathan Rose Cos. have launched a new $51.6 million fund to preserve and “green” affordable housing across the nation. The Rose Affordable Housing Preservation Fund LLC will acquire affordable and mixed-income multifamily housing in the Washington, D.C.-to-Boston corridor, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Ore., and Seattle markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Institutional Investors Multifamily News Green Real Estate Investment Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:00:00 +0000 1360101 at Investors Keep Piling Into Apartments <div class="node-body article-body">Investors are on track to buy more multifamily properties this year than they did last year—impressive considering that last year apartment sale topped the peak year of the last real estate boom.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brokerage Institutional Investors Multifamily News Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:43:00 +0000 1350701 at Why Collaboration–Not Cash–is King <div class="field-byline"> Daryl A. Shevin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the important strategies to emerge on the sponsor side has been the concept of ‘allied capital’—partnerships among competing investment and development firms. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Florida Institutional Investors News Viewpoints Viewpoints Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:37:00 +0000 1350691 at 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 30, 2014) <div class="node-body article-body">A pack of non-traded REITs that have recently hired financial advisors to leave their non-traded status behind and test the market for potential buyers, merger partners, or pursuing a public stock exchange listing. Hilco Real Estate has sold its private real estate mortgage lending company, Hilco Real Estate Finance, to the Garrison Investment Group for an undisclosed amount. Ohio Public Employees Retirement System has allocated $75m to FCA Partners to invest in retail property. These are among the 10 must reads from around the CRE sector today.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Buzz Institutional Investors REITs Technology Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:42:00 +0000 1346071 at As CRE Values Rise, Global Investors’ Returns Get Squeezed <div class="node-body article-body">High real estate values and low interest rates for all types of real estate financing—especially in the core real estate markets the global real estate investors favor—continues to push returns on investment lower.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bridge & Mezzanine Finance Institutional Investors International News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:24:00 +0000 1341631 at Foreign Investment in U.S. Market to Top 2013 Levels, Reaching $50B, Predicts JLL <div class="node-body article-body">Foreign institutional investors are spending heavily on U.S. assets this year, revealed JLL’s global capital markets experts at the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) fall meeting, currently underway at New York’s Javits Center. In fact, the inflow of foreign capital is so strong that JLL is raising its predictions on foreign investment into the United States for 2014, and is now forecasting nearly $50 billion, up from $38.7 billion in 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Institutional Investors International New York News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:26:00 +0000 1319281 at Shifts in Home Prices Spark New Strategies <div class="node-body article-body">Rising home prices in the past year have caused some buyers to pull back on acquisitions, change their geographic focus and modify existing business models.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Institutional Investors News Private Equity REITs Single-Family Housing Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:14:00 +0000 1297011 at