California en Investors Charmed by LA’s Rosy Economics and Hot Multifamily Market <div class="node-body article-body">Encouraged by Los Angeles’ positive economics and high real estate values, big money investors from around the world are pouring billions of dollars into commercial multifamily residential real estate development throughout the Los Angeles region.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Development Finance & Investment Hotel Los Angeles Multifamily News Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1789141 at <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">The Bloc</span></p> Rendering courtesy of Wayne Ratkovich Is the Pacific Northwest Ready for the 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> California News Office Seattle Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1786391 at 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 Thousands of Condos for NYC and San Francisco <div class="node-body article-body">Developers have been very slow to restart construction of new condominiums across the United States since the condo crash. But in a few coastal markets like New York City and San Francisco, new condominiums are selling quickly and developers are building in bulk. The high cost of developable land is encouraging condo development in some prime downtown locations.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Multifamily New York News San Francisco Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1785451 at 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 4, 2015) <div class="node-body article-body">Nearly 60 percent of commercial real estate executives are feeling more optimistic about the market this year than in 2014, reports Commercial Property Executive. Technology companies are starting to prefer retrofitting older office buildings over new construction, notes CNBC. Gaw Capital Partners is buying Seattle’s tallest tower, Columbia Center, for $700 million, according to Bloomberg. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Los Angeles Multifamily New York NREI Wire Office Thu, 04 Jun 2015 13:29:00 +0000 1784581 at Google’s Real Estate in the United States <div class="node-body gallery-body">Google tries hard to keep its real estate plans secretwith its spokespeople declining to answer questions from the media regarding the size of its holdings. But judging from the information that has been made public, it's clear that the company's skyrocketing growth is not limited to its number of employees or business acquisitions. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brokerage Development Leasing New York Office San Francisco Fri, 29 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1713931 at In Single-Family Rental Housing, the Tenant Is King <div class="node-body article-body">To earn the best rents from single-family homes, property managers are investing in the properties upfront.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> California Investment News Property Management Single-Family Housing Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1695961 at 10 Cities With Highest Office Rents <div class="node-body gallery-body">As gateway cities' downtowns revive and thrive, office rents are rising. So we asked Colliers International which commercial business districts across the country have the highest average class-A office rents.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Chicago Houston Los Angeles New York News Office San Francisco Washington D.C. Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1675051 at California Offers Energy Efficiency Financing for Multifamily <div class="node-body article-body">Thousands of California multifamily properties may soon become more energy efficient, thanks to new plans there to make Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing available to affordable housing properties.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> California Development Multifamily News Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:58:00 +0000 1669771 at 7 Biggest Outlet Centers to Open in 2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Americans love bargains just as much as they love luxury. That explains why the retail industry is seeing both outlet centers and luxury shopping facilities thrive even while traditional malls are struggling. Here, we present the seven largest outlet centers set to open in 2015.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> California Florida Michigan New Jersey News Retail Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:22:00 +0000 1645321 at Facebook's Growing Real Estate Empire <div class="node-body gallery-body">The recent announcement that it was buying a 56-acre industrial park in Menlo Park, Calif. to expand its campus is just the latest in a rapidly accelerating number of Facebook’s real estate deals. To see how much the company’s property needs have grown, take a look at our gallery. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance & Investment Leasing New York News Office San Francisco Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:03:00 +0000 1644481 at