News en Will Amazon Be The Future of Brick-and-Mortar Retail? <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Amazon’s announcement of opening up a store on 34th Street in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/markets-regions/new-york?intlink=incontent " title="New York Commercial Real Estate">New York</a></span> City will be one of the most carefully watched stories in retail. No word yet on the size of the store, or more importantly, its purpose. What will happen in an Amazon store?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Leasing News Retail Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:35:00 +0000 1324991 at Green from Green: Public Parks Increase CRE Value <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Open spaces in urban areas not only improve communities but can add billions of dollars to adjacent commercial real estate properties, agreed panelists at the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Fall Meeting, being held this week at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Two recent examples are New York’s Bryant Park and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/markets-regions/dallas?intlink=incontent " title="Dallas Commercial Real Estate">Dallas</a></span>’s Klyde Warren Park.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dallas Development New York News Office Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:29:00 +0000 1322471 at Bryant Park, N.Y. Law Firms Cut Back on Existing Space as They Lag Professional Services in Recovery <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. law firms are just not following the recovery trend experienced by the rest of the professional services industry, and are giving up occupancy in many major markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leasing News Office Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:43:00 +0000 1321831 at Foreign Investment in U.S. Market to Top 2013 Levels, Reaching $50B, Predicts JLL <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>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 Despite Improving Economy, Retail Still Years Away From Full Recovery <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With the recoveries in GDP and the labor market only recently accelerating, retail has lacked a serious driver of growth, and the pace of vacancy compression reflects this. However, the sector is not retrenching, and the recent improvement in the economy portends a more robust recovery in the future, though not in the near term.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary News Research & Data Retail Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 1318001 at New York Tax Uncertainty <div class="field-byline"> By Joel Marcus, Esq. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The future of New York City’s 421-a tax exemption is highly uncertain, particularly in light of the election of Mayor Bill de Blasio, whose initiatives appear to call for sweeping changes to the program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Multifamily New York News Tax Strategies Viewpoints Viewpoints Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:03:00 +0000 1315121 at 13 Haunted Retail Venues <div class="node-body gallery-body">If you thought ghosts only haunt old houses, think again. Plenty of them make for some pretty spooky shopping, and not only in October. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Retail Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:54:00 +0000 1293911 at ICC Remote Voting Period Underway <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Instead of needing to attend the International Code Council (ICC)'s public comment hearings in person to be able to cast votes on codes proposals, building codes officials who are ICC voting members have the ability to vote remotely. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations & Designations Commentary News Office Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:29:00 +0000 1314411 at Pilot Tech Programs Provide Better Senior Care <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Large technology firms are launching pilot programs with select seniors housing developers and care managers to increase the use of remote, non-intrusive health monitoring in both single-family homes and large facilities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Seniors Housing Technology Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:46:00 +0000 1314401 at Seniors Housing Occupancy Rate Cracks 90% in Q3 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Seniors housing finally cracked the 90 percent occupied mark in the third quarter 2014, and record-high acquisition numbers just continue to grow, according to reports from the industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance & Investment News Research & Data Seniors Housing Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:26:00 +0000 1314311 at Echelon Senior Living, Las Vegas