Commentary http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7553/more en Net Lease Properties: Red Hot or Overheating? http://nreionline.com/net-lease/net-lease-properties-red-hot-or-overheating <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Part of 2013’s cap rate compression coincided with the drop in Treasury rates. But even as Treasury rates perked up in early 2014, cap rates have actually moved down. <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-investment/reits?intlink=incontent " title="Real Estate Investment Trusts">REITs</a></span> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/net-lease/net-lease-properties-red-hot-or-overheating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/net-lease/net-lease-properties-red-hot-or-overheating#comments Commentary Net Lease News Freemium Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:05:00 +0000 783381 at http://nreionline.com More of the Same For Retail http://nreionline.com/charts/more-same-retail <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Preliminary <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/research-data/data?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Data">data</a></span> released by Reis this month indicated the national vacancy rates for neighborhood and community shopping centers as well as for regional malls were unchanged during the first quarter. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/charts/more-same-retail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/charts/more-same-retail#comments Charts Commentary News Retail Freemium Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:11:00 +0000 774481 at http://nreionline.com Celebrating Commercial Real Estate’s Energy Stars http://nreionline.com/commentary/celebrating-commercial-real-estate-s-energy-stars <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>On April 29, EPA will honor the stars of Energy Star—and the commercial real estate industry will be well represented by a large number of companies that have achieved phenomenal results in improving energy efficiency across their portfolios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/celebrating-commercial-real-estate-s-energy-stars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/celebrating-commercial-real-estate-s-energy-stars#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Commentary News Office Freemium Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:10:00 +0000 766491 at http://nreionline.com Avoid Managing Change at Your Peril http://nreionline.com/commentary/avoid-managing-change-your-peril <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If you think change management is just a trend, think again. Whether you hire someone or self-perform, a well-executed change management program is a proven and effective means of promoting real estate strategy and engaging employees in positive ways to help achieve business goals. Avoid it and some disruptive, time-consuming and expensive consequences might result.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/avoid-managing-change-your-peril" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/avoid-managing-change-your-peril#comments Architecture Commentary News Office Freemium Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:21:00 +0000 714171 at http://nreionline.com How the Tech Sector Inspires Commercial Real Estate Decisions http://nreionline.com/commentary/how-tech-sector-inspires-commercial-real-estate-decisions-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The retail world watches runways for “the next big thing” but commercial real estate looks to the tech sector for inspiration. While traditional companies may not invest in climbing walls, free meals and espresso bars, there’s much to learn from the tech sector’s real estate and workplace practices. After all, tech is leading the way in productivity, innovation and overall growth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/how-tech-sector-inspires-commercial-real-estate-decisions-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/how-tech-sector-inspires-commercial-real-estate-decisions-0#comments Commentary New York News Office San Francisco Technology Freemium Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:49:00 +0000 722441 at http://nreionline.com Six Megatrends for Real Estate in 2020 http://nreionline.com/commentary/six-megatrends-real-estate-2020 <div class="field-byline"> Michael Bull </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>As confidence returns to real estate, the industry faces a number of fundamental shifts that will shape its future.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/six-megatrends-real-estate-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Finance & Investment News Technology Freemium Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:48:00 +0000 703791 at http://nreionline.com The New Age of Green: No Building Left Behind http://nreionline.com/property-management/new-age-green-no-building-left-behind <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While the impact and importance of a LEED certification cannot be denied, the scope of the program even today leaves the great majority of the country’s income-producing buildings—and therefore the owners, developers, managers and tenants therein—out in the cold.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/property-management/new-age-green-no-building-left-behind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/property-management/new-age-green-no-building-left-behind#comments Associations & Designations Commentary News Property Management Freemium Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:27:00 +0000 700541 at http://nreionline.com Hurry Up and Lock-In Long-Term Fixed Rate Financing on Your Assets http://nreionline.com/commercial-banks/hurry-and-lock-long-term-fixed-rate-financing-your-assets <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>I’m calling my shot. They are ringing the bell. Interest rates will rise in the second half of 2014 and continue to rise in 2015.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commercial-banks/hurry-and-lock-long-term-fixed-rate-financing-your-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commercial-banks/hurry-and-lock-long-term-fixed-rate-financing-your-assets#comments Commentary Commercial Banks News Freemium Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:04:00 +0000 699421 at http://nreionline.com Barclay Aggregated Bond Index Changes to Positively Benefit Multifamily http://nreionline.com/cmbs/barclay-aggregated-bond-index-changes-positively-benefit-multifamily <div class="field-byline"> William Hyman </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Recently there has been much talk about the impact of some pending changes to the Barclay Capital Aggregate Bond Index. Plans to changes the Index were announced in late in 2013 and for those of us in the multifamily sector, this was welcome news.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/cmbs/barclay-aggregated-bond-index-changes-positively-benefit-multifamily" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMBS Commentary Finance & Investment Multifamily News Freemium Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:22:00 +0000 673841 at http://nreionline.com Retail Sustainability: What’s the Investor Perspective? http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/retail-sustainability-what-s-investor-perspective <div class="field-byline"> Karla Zens </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sustainability has become an important consideration in the investment, development and operations of retail assets.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/retail-sustainability-what-s-investor-perspective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/retail-sustainability-what-s-investor-perspective#comments Commentary News Retail Green Real Estate Investment Freemium Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:46:00 +0000 677181 at http://nreionline.com