People en To Buy or Not to Buy: That Is the Developer’s Question <div class="node-body article-body">As land costs continue to rise in urban areas, developers are focused more than ever on assessing the financial viability of their potential projects at a very early, pre-acquisition stage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Construction Multifamily News Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:30:00 +0000 1785391 at M&A Activity, Popularity of Transitional Care Drive New Trends in Seniors Housing <div class="node-body article-body">With 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, the seniors housing sector is hot. NREI spoke with Josh Rosen, senior vice president and team leader at Capital One, based in Chicago, about the state of the seniors housing industry today.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Expert Q&As Finance & Investment News Seniors Housing Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1785291 at Following Foreign Capital Beyond the Gateways <div class="node-body article-body">A few international buyers are showing willingness and even an inclination to move inland amid the competitive heat in top markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Finance & Investment News Office Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:20:00 +0000 1785251 at Five Questions to Ask When Choosing a Real Estate Investment Management Platform <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Wilson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Enthusiasm goes into overdrive when an organization has decided to automate key processes for real estate investments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Technology Viewpoints Viewpoints Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:05:00 +0000 1784791 at 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 18, 2015) <div class="node-body article-body">NAI Global Chief Economist Peter Linneman and CRE billionaire Sam Zell disagreed about the direction of the U.S. economy and the CRE market at the NAI Global Market Outlook in Chicago, Commercial Property Executive reports. Starbucks will close its 23 La Boulange retail bakery café stores by the end of September, Chain Store Age notes. Glenn Rufrano, former head of Cushman & Wakefield and now CEO of American Realty Capital Properties is fighting an uphill battle when it comes to restoring trust in the company, Crain’s New York Business reveals. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.</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 Industry Buzz Names in the News Office Retail Seniors Housing Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:42:00 +0000 1785121 at Retail Sector Has a Tough First Quarter, Faces Longer-Term Obstacles <div class="node-body article-body">The first quarter was marked by weak economic activity, largely attributable to a confluence of temporary factors, such as port labor disputes on the West Coast, inclement weather, a rising dollar crimping exports and low energy prices resulting in depressed business investment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary News Research & Data Retail Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1785021 at Five Reasons the U.S. CMBS Market is Attractive to Foreign Investors <div class="field-byline"> Ed Shugrue, III </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An analysis of the current investment landscape reveals five primary attributes that make U.S. commercial real estate debt and CMBS in particular a compelling investment for foreign investors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMBS News Viewpoints Viewpoints Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:30:00 +0000 1784811 at Leasing is Back: Don’t Sandbag Building Owner Profitability <div class="field-byline"> Christopher Perry III </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Just because you’re bringing in revenue doesn’t mean your commercial property is profitable. Particularly in properties with small spaces and multiple tenants, it’s easy to chip away at profitability in the minutia of managing the leasing process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leasing News Technology Viewpoints Wed, 17 Jun 2015 02:36:00 +0000 1784801 at Illustration: Fanatic Studio/Thinkstock Targets Chinese Investors <div class="node-body article-body">, a Chinese international property portal, and, a U.S.-based online real estate marketplace, formed a partnership last month to bring American commercial real estate auctions to investors from China.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Expert Q&As Finance & Investment Hotel Multifamily News Office Retail Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1784961 at Five Commercial Real Estate Market Trends You Can Bank On <div class="node-body article-body">With this bull market in commercial real estate now five years old (six for public real estate securities), isn’t it time to be cautious? The bull market’s duration does not, by itself, indicate how long it may last.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Development Finance & Investment Mixed-Use News Retail Tue, 16 Jun 2015 02:28:00 +0000 1784761 at