People en Where Does the Inaction of Congress Leave the CRE Industry? <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With just a handful of days remaining before Congress recesses to go back out on the campaign trail, progress has woefully collapsed on commercial real estate’s issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Insurance Companies News Tax Strategies Washington D.C. Freemium Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:07:00 +0000 1223001 at Have You Bridged the Generation Gap? (Part 2) <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As baby boomers, we are technological foreigners, coming to these latest advancements in digitalization and miniaturization relatively late in life. Gen Y, on the other hand, is made up of technological natives, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/people?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate People">people</a></span> who speak the language of tech as naturally as if it were their mother tongue. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary News Property Management Freemium Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:25:00 +0000 1218321 at Does a Property’s Sale Price Really Equal the Taxable Market Value? <div class="field-byline"> Cynthia M. Fraser, Esq. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The question arises all too often: Is the recent sale price of a property the best evidence of the property’s taxable value?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Distress News Tax Strategies Viewpoints Viewpoints Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:27:00 +0000 1193171 at “LEED vs. Energy Star?” <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“LEED vs. Energy Star?” These days, it’s not unusual to find this question used as the title of a presentation at green building conferences or in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/blogs?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Blogs">blogs</a></span> and Webinars sponsored by the latest generation of green building experts. But it is an unfortunate indicator of the quality of the discourse on sustainability that this question has ever been asked at all, not to mention that it persists.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Commentary News Freemium Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:20:00 +0000 1189141 at Have You Bridged the Generation Gap? (Part 1) <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Do you remember the Generation Gap of the 1960s? I believe that, devoid of bell-bottoms and flower power, it is back, and the two factions in this latter-day generational rift are the millennials and the baby boomers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary News Property Management Freemium Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:54:00 +0000 1185961 at The Property Manager’s Survival Guide for the Next 18 Months <div class="field-byline"> Monte Merritt </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The slow recovery of Florida’s economy is giving a modest boost to the commercial real estate market, but we have a long way to go before landlords of office and industrial space hold the upper hand in lease negotiations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Florida Leasing News Office Property Management Viewpoints Freemium Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:17:00 +0000 1172871 at New Jersey Garden Apartments Are Pricing Like Class-A Assets <div class="field-byline"> Steve Simonelli </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Garden apartments have started to fetch premium prices in New Jersey.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance & Investment Multifamily New Jersey News Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:15:00 +0000 1107511 at What Institutional Money Wants in Return as it Continues to Flow to Real Estate <div class="field-byline"> Kelvin Tetz and John Mackel </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Pension funds, opportunity funds, hedge funds, and other institutional investors are continuing to turn their attention to real estate in the wake of the recession, particularly as returns on real estate have risen relative to bond yields and real estate proves attractive as a hedge against the risks in the equity markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Institutional Investors News Private Equity Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:11:00 +0000 1149391 at illustration: Martin Haake What Your Workplace Says About Your Company Culture <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The world’s highest-performing and most innovative companies create physical workspaces that support business goals and culture, foster innovation and collaboration and promote employee retention. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary News Office Freemium Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:49:00 +0000 1149381 at Retail Cap Rates Hold Steady as Property Fundamentals Improve <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If U.S. Treasuries and corporate bond yields declined, why didn’t retail real estate cap rates follow?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary News Research & Data Retail Freemium Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:39:00 +0000 1144801 at