Commentary http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7553/more en Oil Price Declines: Lessons Learned Should Be Bigger Than Texas http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/oil-price-declines-lessons-learned-should-be-bigger-texas <div class="node-body article-body">Recent volatility in oil prices is an abrupt reminder to real estate investors of how quickly markets outside of commercial real estate can change. It is clear there are risks to being complacent, even in an asset class with longer-term return characteristics, when conditions can change quickly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/oil-price-declines-lessons-learned-should-be-bigger-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/oil-price-declines-lessons-learned-should-be-bigger-texas#comments Commentary Finance & Investment News Office Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:56:00 +0000 1671231 at http://nreionline.com Robust Lending Market Emerges for Private Investors http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/robust-lending-market-emerges-private-investors <div class="node-body article-body">The continued emergence of the small-to-midsize private commercial real estate investors clearly has had an impact on commercial real estate. No longer an afterthought, the industry is taking this segment of the market seriously and has adapted to their demands, particularly when it comes to lending. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/robust-lending-market-emerges-private-investors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/robust-lending-market-emerges-private-investors#comments Commentary Finance & Investment News Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:00:00 +0000 1663951 at http://nreionline.com Retail Sustainability: Do Shoppers Even Care? http://nreionline.com/retail/retail-sustainability-do-shoppers-even-care <div class="node-body article-body">Until recently, there was scant data to help owners understand whether shoppers even noticed the green features of retail buildings and, if so, whether those initiatives impacted their loyalty towards certain retail projects. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/retail-sustainability-do-shoppers-even-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/retail-sustainability-do-shoppers-even-care#comments Commentary News Retail Sustainability Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:20:00 +0000 1665171 at http://nreionline.com Low Energy Prices’ Impact on CRE May Be Negligible http://nreionline.com/industrial/low-energy-prices-impact-cre-may-be-negligible <div class="node-body article-body">Not surprisingly, the decline in the price of oil will have a negative impact on energy-oriented economies around the country. However, this will only slow growth in major metro areas, not drive them into recession. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industrial/low-energy-prices-impact-cre-may-be-negligible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industrial/low-energy-prices-impact-cre-may-be-negligible#comments Commentary Industrial News Office Research & Data Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:05:00 +0000 1661501 at http://nreionline.com Toward Cultural Diversity http://nreionline.com/property-management/toward-cultural-diversity <div class="node-body article-body">As with so many other issues of national importance, property managers are very much on the front lines of the changes reshaping the American cultural fabric. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/property-management/toward-cultural-diversity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/property-management/toward-cultural-diversity#comments Commentary News Property Management Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1659801 at http://nreionline.com The CRE Bar Is Set High for 2015 http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/cre-bar-set-high-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Economic indicators look good, leasing is robust, new deliveries are set to be 25 percent above last year and prospects for even larger construction volumes are expected for 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/cre-bar-set-high-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/cre-bar-set-high-2015#comments Commentary Finance & Investment News Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:38:00 +0000 1653091 at http://nreionline.com How E-Commerce Drove the Need for Smaller Stores http://nreionline.com/retail/how-e-commerce-drove-need-smaller-stores <div class="node-body article-body">There is a broad misunderstanding of the impact of e-commerce on retail real estate. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/how-e-commerce-drove-need-smaller-stores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/how-e-commerce-drove-need-smaller-stores#comments Commentary Leasing News Retail Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:42:00 +0000 1644961 at http://nreionline.com Staples and Office Depot: Is Two Becoming a Crowd in Retail Sectors? http://nreionline.com/retail/staples-and-office-depot-two-becoming-crowd-retail-sectors <div class="node-body article-body">The blockbuster news of Staples acquiring Office Depot might be the ultimate consolidation move in an industry that has gone through a whirlwind of mergers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/staples-and-office-depot-two-becoming-crowd-retail-sectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/staples-and-office-depot-two-becoming-crowd-retail-sectors#comments Commentary Leasing News Retail Thu, 05 Feb 2015 14:05:00 +0000 1634861 at http://nreionline.com How We Learned to Love the Core Real Estate Asset Pricing Bubble http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/how-we-learned-love-core-real-estate-asset-pricing-bubble <div class="node-body article-body">In the main global gateway markets—New York, London, Tokyo, San Francisco, etc.—metrics save average spreads indicate that the assets in these markets may be overpriced and headed into bubble territory.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/how-we-learned-love-core-real-estate-asset-pricing-bubble" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/how-we-learned-love-core-real-estate-asset-pricing-bubble#comments Commentary Finance & Investment News Wed, 04 Feb 2015 14:00:00 +0000 1632851 at http://nreionline.com TRIA Reauthorization: An Overdue Victory for CRE http://nreionline.com/office/tria-reauthorization-overdue-victory-cre <div class="node-body article-body">The 114th Congress convened on January 5, and two days later, the House passed H.R. 26, which extends the federal terrorism risk insurance backstop program known as TRIA for six years. This was Congress working at warp speed, but the legislation it passed was long overdue.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/tria-reauthorization-overdue-victory-cre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/tria-reauthorization-overdue-victory-cre#comments Commentary Insurance Companies News Office Property Management Tue, 03 Feb 2015 15:22:00 +0000 1632411 at http://nreionline.com