People en The Comeback: John Bucksbaum Starts Anew, Leaving the Malls Behind <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>One of the great things about American business culture is that it allows <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/people?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate People">people</a></span> a chance at reinvention. White-collar workers unhappy in their careers often go back to school and change professions. Entrepreneurs that bet on risky ventures and lose are encouraged to try again, having learnt from their mistakes. Ousted corporate executives can bid their companies adieu, then go on to be successful elsewhere, or even come back to their original firms having earned greater respect. It’s possible to start anew, as John Bucksbaum, former CEO of mall REIT General Growth Properties (GGP), learned in the past four years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Expert Q&As News Retail Freemium Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:31:00 +0000 1022091 at Five Questions to Ask Your Fee Manager <div class="field-byline"> Michael V Davids, RPA </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Whether you are contracting for services on a new asset or trying to straighten out an existing relationship, here are five questions to ask your fee manager.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Institutional Investors News Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:48:00 +0000 965881 at Protecting Taxpayers: Indiana Shifts Burden of Proof to Assessors <div class="field-byline"> Brent A. Auberry, Esq. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A recent <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/services/legal?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Services">legal</a></span> change in Indiana has created a model for property tax reform across the country. Starting in 2011, the Hoosier State has compelled assessing officials to defend excessive assessment increases with objective evidence and meaningful arguments in appeals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Midwest News Tax Strategies Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:20:00 +0000 984131 at Looking Backward, Looking Forward: The Evolution of Commercial Real Estate <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Major shifts have taken place in the commercial real estate industry, which is transforming from a highly localized, deal-driven business to an international market characterized by lower transactions costs, abundant information, lower risk premiums and increasing sophistication.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Distress Institutional Investors International News Private Equity Freemium Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:53:00 +0000 1010301 at More Hamburgers Mean More Rent <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The amount of orders per day that need to be filled for the business to thrive is a critical metric to understand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary News Property Management Retail Freemium Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:24:00 +0000 1000361 at Standing Innovation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Health and wellness has become the latest clarion call of the office landscape. At one end of the spectrum, developers are offering more lifestyle amenities in new and repositioned properties; at the other end, sit-to-stand furniture options have taken center stage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design Architecture Commentary News Office Freemium Tue, 01 Jul 2014 06:42:00 +0000 991581 at The Roll of the Office Cycle <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In many ways, the office sector’s position along the real estate cycle resembles that of the 2005/2006 period. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Finance & Investment News Office Freemium Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:35:00 +0000 991831 at Welcome to Property Management 2.0 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>There is a major shift taking place in the real estate management profession, a blurring of lines between the traditional definitions of property management and asset management. A number of factors have contributed to this change, to the emergence of what has been called Property Management 2.0. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary News Property Management Freemium Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:49:00 +0000 988461 at Transforming Tired into Inspired Retail <div class="field-byline"> Valerie Cataffa </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As place-making has become an increasingly important element in creating value in today's retail environment, are older shopping centers really able to compete?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Architecture News Retail Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:18:00 +0000 965291 at Rockville Town Square For Industrial CRE, Secondary Cities Are Rising <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With the strengthening U.S. economy helping to ease trepidation over the direction of commercial real estate fundamentals, industrial investors are in the market for the outsized returns that can come from increased risk and alternative investments. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Industrial News Freemium Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:19:00 +0000 969891 at