People en Life Sciences Write Prescriptions for CRE Markets Success <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The United States continues to outpace the world in biopharmaceutical resources and enterprises, according to JLL’s 2014 Life Sciences Cluster Report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Industrial Medical Office News Office Freemium Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:40:00 +0000 1057591 at Industrial Leasing Activity Strong in the Second Quarter <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Relatively more robust economic activity during the second quarter appeared to benefit the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/property-types/industrial?intlink=incontent " title="Industrial Property News">industrial</a></span> sector as fundamentals improved at a modestly quicker pace. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Distress Industrial News Research & Data Freemium Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:30:00 +0000 1056511 at A New Day in the Way America Looks at Housing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>For years, it seems, we’ve heard about the rent-vs-own debate—a question that often influences whether the homeownership rate is rising or falling. In reality, there is no debate. Rather, what we are witnessing, I believe, is no less than a tectonic shift.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Multifamily News Single-Family Housing Freemium Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:56:00 +0000 1048431 at 10 Disrupters: Living Large in Tiny Spaces <div class="field-byline"> Bendix Anderson </div> <div class="field-deck"> Evan Granoff is among a wave of developers looking to spread the microapartment trend to smaller markets. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Microapartments—living spaces of less than 500 sq. ft.—are already popular in gateway cities like New York and Boston, but haven’t quite caught on yet in secondary markets. Developers like Evan Granoff are trying to change that. Granoff has brought new apartments of less than 300 sq. ft. to his native Providence, R.I. And residents are paying top dollar to rent them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Multifamily News People Freemium Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:51:00 +0000 1039281 at 10 Disrupters: Branching Out <div class="field-byline"> Elaine Misonzhnik </div> <div class="field-deck"> Ric Clark helps Brookfield diversify its CRE holdings. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Having too narrow of a focus can be risky in real estate, according to Richard (Ric) Clark, CEO of Brookfield Property Partners, the real estate <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-investment?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Finance & Investment">investment</a></span> arm of Brookfield Asset Management. That was part of the thinking that spurred Brookfield, which has traditionally been an office landlord, to start entering new property sectors in the past few years, including industrial, hotel and multifamily. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance & Investment Institutional Investors International News People Freemium Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:49:00 +0000 1039271 at 10 Disrupters: Prescription for MOBs: More Data! <div class="field-byline"> Susan Piperato </div> <div class="field-deck"> Revista’s Mike Hargrave and Elisa Freeman aim to provide more transparency, efficiency to the medical office investment market. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The American healthcare industry is changing and growing exponentially, yet medical office building (MOB) development and investment have lagged due to a lack of basic data about the marketplace. Revista launched in August 2013 with the aim of providing comprehensive data on hospitals, MOBs and other healthcare properties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medical Office News People Research & Data Freemium Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:47:00 +0000 1039251 at 10 Disrupters: Looking Up <div class="field-byline"> Elaine Misonzhnik </div> <div class="field-deck"> Deutsche Bank’s Jonathan Pollack follows the market to new heights. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Deutsche Bank’s commercial real estate group had a busy few years. The firm was the leading CMBS issuer in 2011 through 2013, accounting for about 20 percent of the industry’s overall market share. It had a robust start to 2014, taking up 32 percent of the market share with $32.1 billion in issuance. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMBS Commercial Banks News People Freemium Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:41:00 +0000 1039241 at 10 Disrupters: A Transformed Giant <div class="field-byline"> David Bodamer </div> <div class="field-deck"> Bradley Trotter steps in to oversee GE Capital Real Estate’s mega North American portfolio. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>GE Capital Real Estate was one of the entities that got hit hardest by the Great Recession. At its peak in 2008, GE Capital Real Estate had $91 billion in assets, of which 56 percent was in equity and 44 percent was in debt. What has transpired since has been a rapid repositioning. After taking time to slim down, absorb losses and reconfigure its portfolio, the firm is once again a major force. Today the firm has global assets of $38 billion, with 63 percent in debt and 37 percent in equity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance & Investment International News People Freemium Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:39:00 +0000 1039231 at 10 Disrupters: Flexible Approach <div class="field-byline"> Elaine Misonzhnik </div> <div class="field-deck"> Regus’ Michael Berretta satisfies investors’ changing appetites for office space. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Having spent the past 15 years at Regus, one of the world’s largest providers of flexible office space with 2,000 global locations, Michael F. Berretta, the company’s vice president of business development for the Americas, has seen the evolution of the flexible office model firsthand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leasing News Office People Freemium Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:37:00 +0000 1039221 at 10 Disrupters: Leading in a Crowded Field <div class="field-byline"> David Bodamer </div> <div class="field-deck"> Realty Mogul's Jilliene Helman sees a bright future for crowdfunding in CRE. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The firm that’s arguably at the head of the class is Realty Mogul, headed by CEO and founder Jilliene Helman. Realty Mogul itself raised $9 million in venture capital. And since its launch it’s been sourcing deals and building its team. “Many of the crowdfunding entities have done one or two deals,” Helman says. “We’ve done 70.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance & Investment News People Technology Freemium Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:34:00 +0000 1039211 at