Markets & Regions http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7538/more en Is the Pacific Northwest Ready for the Cascadia Mega-Quake? http://nreionline.com/office/pacific-northwest-ready-cascadia-mega-quake <div class="node-body article-body">Not only is the next Cascadia earthquake overdue, but the buildings and infrastructures of the cities it will hit along the coastline—including Portland and Seattle—are nowhere near ready for it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/pacific-northwest-ready-cascadia-mega-quake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/pacific-northwest-ready-cascadia-mega-quake#comments California News Office Seattle Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1786391 at http://nreionline.com Emergency workers prop up a collapsed building in the Marina district disaster zone after the earthquake, measuring 7.1 on the richter scale on October 17, 1989 in San Francisco. Photo: Otto Greule Jr /Getty Images Are These 11 Seattle Tall Buildings Made to Withstand the Coming Mega-Quake? http://nreionline.com/office/are-these-11-seattle-tall-buildings-made-withstand-coming-mega-quake <div class="node-body gallery-body">San Francisco-based seismic engineer Peter Yanev, writing in an op-ed in the New York Times in response to the 2010 earthquake in Chile, says there is, essentially, no such thing as an earthquake-proof building. So, how does Seattle look, in light of such information? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/are-these-11-seattle-tall-buildings-made-withstand-coming-mega-quake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/are-these-11-seattle-tall-buildings-made-withstand-coming-mega-quake#comments News Office Seattle Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1786351 at http://nreionline.com 5 Up-and-Coming Smaller Markets http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/5-and-coming-smaller-markets <div class="node-body gallery-body">Markets like Manhattan, Los Angeles and San Francisco experienced the highest investment sales volumes in the first half of this year. However, they were not necessarily the markets that saw the greatest sales growth. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/5-and-coming-smaller-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/5-and-coming-smaller-markets#comments Finance & Investment Hotel Industrial Markets & Regions Multifamily News Office Retail Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:45:00 +0000 1786301 at http://nreionline.com How Low Oil Prices Hurt Houston Office Landlords http://nreionline.com/office/how-low-oil-prices-hurt-houston-office-landlords <div class="node-body article-body">At a time when most office markets are seeing significant rent increases due to high demand from office space users, Houston’s office market has experienced its first negative absorption quarter in five years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/how-low-oil-prices-hurt-houston-office-landlords" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/how-low-oil-prices-hurt-houston-office-landlords#comments Leasing News Office South Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:43:00 +0000 1786151 at http://nreionline.com No Threat: Greek Crisis Won’t Hurt U.S. CRE http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/no-threat-greek-crisis-won-t-hurt-us-cre <div class="node-body article-body">Reflecting on the situation in Greece naturally leads people in our industry to this question: What will it mean for the U.S. economy and commercial real estate markets? Answer: Probably not very much.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/no-threat-greek-crisis-won-t-hurt-us-cre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/no-threat-greek-crisis-won-t-hurt-us-cre#comments Commentary Finance & Investment International News Office Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1786161 at http://nreionline.com Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Seattle's Amazonian Lending Scene http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/seattles-amazonian-lending-scene <div class="node-body article-body">The real estate boom in Seattle, one of the country’s fastest-growing cities, is causing many to sit up and take notice. The latest sign? Two of the largest loans (or at least largest CMBS loans) nationally in 2015 were made to Seattle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/seattles-amazonian-lending-scene" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/seattles-amazonian-lending-scene#comments Commentary Finance & Investment News Office Seattle Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1785951 at http://nreionline.com Single-Family Investors Prune Portfolios http://nreionline.com/single-family-housing/single-family-investors-prune-portfolios <div class="node-body article-body">Large investors continue to buy single-family homes, though not as many as they bought just two years ago when home prices were lower and many of these investors were building their portfolios to reach a critical mass that they could operate and finance effectively.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/single-family-housing/single-family-investors-prune-portfolios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/single-family-housing/single-family-investors-prune-portfolios#comments Institutional Investors News Single-Family Housing Tennessee Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1785921 at http://nreionline.com Hyperlocal Crowdfunding Lowers Risks for Investors http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/hyperlocal-crowdfunding-lowers-risks-investors <div class="node-body article-body">Crowdfunding is steadily gaining a foothold within the commercial real estate investment landscape. Last week, SaundersDailey, a Minneapolis-St. Paul-based online investment marketplace, made its debut. SaundersDailey is a co-invested fund that draws heavily on local expertise. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/hyperlocal-crowdfunding-lowers-risks-investors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/hyperlocal-crowdfunding-lowers-risks-investors#comments Finance & Investment Midwest Multifamily News Office Technology Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1785861 at http://nreionline.com Oil's Impact on Commercial Real Estate http://nreionline.com/retail/oils-impact-commercial-real-estate <div class="node-body article-body">Perhaps more so than any other industry, oil and its pricing volatility impacts all elements of the U.S. economy, both positively and negatively. Looking at it from a macroeconomic level, higher oil prices are good for some industries, and yet bad for others.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/oils-impact-commercial-real-estate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/oils-impact-commercial-real-estate#comments Commentary Finance & Investment Industrial News Retail Texas Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1785701 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 9, 2015) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-9-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">The Fed may not be in such a hurry to raise interest rates after all, according to The Street. Target will open Target Open House, a smart home gadgets purveyor, today in San Francisco, Forbes reports. Toys 'R' Us reveals rebranding plans, notes Fortune. 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-july-9-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-9-2015#comments Finance & Investment Industry Buzz International Office Retail Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:33:00 +0000 1785721 at http://nreionline.com