News en Tech Talent Changes the U.S. Office Market Landscape <div class="node-body article-body">Two new studies show that investors, developers and brokers have accepted that catering to the tech sector, and the new-fangled space needs of its employees, is the best path to low vacancy and high rents.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leasing News Office Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1730121 at Commercial Assets in Walkable Locations Command Premium Prices, Rents <div class="node-body article-body">It’s a maxim that industry professionals have been adhering to for some time, but a new Walk Score Commercial Property Price Indices (CPPI) released by research firm Real Capital Analytics (RCA) proves it: commercial properties in what are considered to be “walkable” locations, in both city cores and suburban markets, get premium pricing from tenants and real estate investors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance & Investment Multifamily News Office Research & Data Retail Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:43:00 +0000 1730131 at Rainforest Cafe Creator Opens The Boathouse at Disney <div class="field-byline"> Jonathan Maze </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Steve Schussler and his company, Schussler Creative Inc., are the brains behind some of the flashiest restaurants in the country. Schussler created Rainforest Cafe, which opened at the Mall of America in 1994 and put diners in the middle of a fake rainforest, complete with vast amounts of plastic greenery, mist and an animatronic alligator.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leasing News Property Management Retail Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1726671 at A rendering of The Boathouse at Disney <br>Schussler Creative Sovereign Wealth Funds Increase CRE Allocations, Falling Oil Prices or Not <div class="node-body article-body">The proportion of sovereign wealth funds investing in real estate assets has grown to 59 percent in 2014, from 54 percent the year before.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance & Investment Hotel News Office Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:30:00 +0000 1727051 at New Private Equity Fund Targets Real Estate, Energy and Infrastructure <div class="node-body article-body">NREI recently interviewed Joel Moser, founder and CEO of New York City-based Aquamarine Investment Partners. The global institutional investor and manager of private equity targets equity investments in real assets in real estate, energy and infrastructure in the U.S. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Multifamily News Private Equity Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1727061 at Century 21 Department Stores Expands Beyond Northeast <div class="node-body article-body">Century 21 Department Stores continues to expand outside its New York metro footprint. Following its fall 2014 opening in Philadelphia, the chain recently inked a lease for an 85,000-sq.-ft. store in Sawgrass Mills in South Florida. The new location will be the first outside of the Northeast when it debuts in fall 2016. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development East Leasing News Retail Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:29:00 +0000 1726591 at Demographics, High Entry Barriers Support Hotel Growth in U.S. Cities <div class="node-body article-body">The top 25 hotel markets in the U.S. had an average occupancy growth of 5 percent in 2014, as the industry proved it is just about fully recovered from the devastating impact of the recession. U.S. cities with improving job and housing markets are doing best of all.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hotel News Research & Data Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1724531 at Multifamily Embraces Modular Construction <div class="node-body article-body">Modular construction, in which buildings are created in a factory, transported on the back of a truck to the site and assembled like giant Lego blocks, has become an increasingly common construction method for apartment developers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Construction Development Multifamily News Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:26:00 +0000 1724521 at BioMed CEO Talks About How Locations Drive Innovation <div class="node-body article-body">The biotech and life sciences sectors are booming, and an increasing number of innovation districts, hubs and campuses are being created across the country. We spoke with Alan Gold, chairman, president and CEO of BioMed Realty Trust, to find out how these industries are shaping the commercial real estate landscape. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Expert Q&As Medical Office News Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:38:00 +0000 1724511 at Business as Usual: Blackstone Buys $25 Billion in Real Estate Assets in One Day <div class="node-body article-body">The Blackstone Group continues to gobble up real estate assets as though they were candy, with the firm’s latest deals carrying a swoon-worthy price tag of $25 billion. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance & Investment News Private Equity Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:47:00 +0000 1724491 at