Commentary http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7553/more en When the Private Sector Meets Public Policy http://nreionline.com/commentary/when-private-sector-meets-public-policy <div class="node-body article-body">Over the past 15 years, I have traveled to Washington, D.C., as part of IREM’s public policy initiative to advocate on issues affecting real estate. This year was no different, and I arrived in Washington for our annual Leadership & Legislative Summit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/when-private-sector-meets-public-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/when-private-sector-meets-public-policy#comments Commentary Finance & Investment Multifamily News Sustainability Thu, 28 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1782301 at http://nreionline.com The Seniors Housing and Care Market Finds a Sweet Spot http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/seniors-housing-and-care-market-finds-sweet-spot <div class="node-body article-body">Until recently, the distinction between care types—assisted living, independent living and skilled nursing--was clearly defined, but as a result of the recession and the ongoing changes in health care provision, the traditional definition of care types has started to blur.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/seniors-housing-and-care-market-finds-sweet-spot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/seniors-housing-and-care-market-finds-sweet-spot#comments Commentary Finance & Investment News Seniors Housing Wed, 27 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1780391 at http://nreionline.com Don Ipock /Getty Images Multifamily Developers Favor Downtown, But Suburbia Holds Its Own http://nreionline.com/commentary/multifamily-developers-favor-downtown-suburbia-holds-its-own <div class="node-body article-body">In the midst of the Great Recession, vacancy in the multifamily sector hit a cyclical high of 8.0 percent. Vacancy now stands at 4.2 percent as of the end of the first quarter. What these figures don’t reveal is whether a disparity exists between the urban and suburban markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/multifamily-developers-favor-downtown-suburbia-holds-its-own" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/multifamily-developers-favor-downtown-suburbia-holds-its-own#comments Commentary Construction Multifamily News Research & Data Tue, 26 May 2015 14:59:00 +0000 1772931 at http://nreionline.com Lodging and Storage Assets Could Be Vulnerable to Meth Contamination http://nreionline.com/hotel/lodging-and-storage-assets-could-be-vulnerable-meth-contamination <div class="node-body article-body">As self-storage facilities, motels and extended stay hotels continue to attract the attention of investors, the growing use of these types of assets as temporary laboratories for methamphetamine production is creating a new wave of litigation that investors must be prepared to address.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/hotel/lodging-and-storage-assets-could-be-vulnerable-meth-contamination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/hotel/lodging-and-storage-assets-could-be-vulnerable-meth-contamination#comments Commentary Finance & Investment Hotel News Self Storage Mon, 18 May 2015 15:08:00 +0000 1770931 at http://nreionline.com An Industrial Real Estate Revolution http://nreionline.com/industrial/industrial-real-estate-revolution <div class="node-body article-body">Industrial real estate has always been the steady and less glamorous cousin of office real estate, but now it is looking more attractive than ever.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industrial/industrial-real-estate-revolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industrial/industrial-real-estate-revolution#comments Commentary Industrial News Wed, 13 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1765701 at http://nreionline.com Why Are Development Costs Getting Higher in Major U.S. Cities? http://nreionline.com/development/why-are-development-costs-getting-higher-major-us-cities <div class="node-body article-body">Land costs in the urban cores have dramatically escalated, making it difficult for developers to find developable parcels that pencil. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/development/why-are-development-costs-getting-higher-major-us-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/development/why-are-development-costs-getting-higher-major-us-cities#comments Commentary Development News Tue, 12 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1763751 at http://nreionline.com Apple Watch: The Start of a New Retail Era at Apple? http://nreionline.com/commentary/apple-watch-start-new-retail-era-apple <div class="node-body article-body">On April 29, the long-awaited Apple Watch was released. While there are many opinions on the ultimate impact of this product, there is also equal speculation on the impact that it might have on the Apple stores themselves.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/apple-watch-start-new-retail-era-apple" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/apple-watch-start-new-retail-era-apple#comments Commentary News Retail Thu, 07 May 2015 14:23:00 +0000 1759071 at http://nreionline.com Foreign Central Bank Monetary Policies Will Impact Domestic Cap Rates and Pricing http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/foreign-central-bank-monetary-policies-will-impact-domestic-cap-rates-and-pricing <div class="node-body article-body">The financial environment will become increasingly unstable as central bank policies across the globe move in different directions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/foreign-central-bank-monetary-policies-will-impact-domestic-cap-rates-and-pricing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/foreign-central-bank-monetary-policies-will-impact-domestic-cap-rates-and-pricing#comments Commentary Finance & Investment News Mon, 04 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1751611 at http://nreionline.com You’ve Got Questions? I’ve Got Answers! http://nreionline.com/commentary/you-ve-got-questions-i-ve-got-answers <div class="node-body article-body">Here are the four questions I’m most frequently being asked by commercial real estate investors these days, and my answers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/you-ve-got-questions-i-ve-got-answers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/you-ve-got-questions-i-ve-got-answers#comments Commentary Finance & Investment News Office Retail Fri, 01 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1749851 at http://nreionline.com Measuring Up: The Long and Short of IPMS for Office Buildings http://nreionline.com/commentary/measuring-long-and-short-ipms-office-buildings-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Depending on the measurement standard used, the area quoted in different markets for an equivalent building could vary by as much as 24 percent. These inconsistencies have led to confusion in markets, prompting many companies to develop their own costly processes for measuring their property assets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/measuring-long-and-short-ipms-office-buildings-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/measuring-long-and-short-ipms-office-buildings-0#comments Commentary International News Office Research & Data Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1747701 at http://nreionline.com