Commentary http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7553/more en To Buy or Not to Buy: That Is the Developer’s Question http://nreionline.com/multifamily/buy-or-not-buy-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="http://nreionline.com/multifamily/buy-or-not-buy-developer-s-question" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/multifamily/buy-or-not-buy-developer-s-question#comments Commentary Construction Multifamily News Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:30:00 +0000 1785391 at http://nreionline.com Following Foreign Capital Beyond the Gateways http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/following-foreign-capital-beyond-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="http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/following-foreign-capital-beyond-gateways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/following-foreign-capital-beyond-gateways#comments Commentary Finance & Investment News Office Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:20:00 +0000 1785251 at http://nreionline.com Retail Sector Has a Tough First Quarter, Faces Longer-Term Obstacles http://nreionline.com/retail/retail-sector-has-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="http://nreionline.com/retail/retail-sector-has-tough-first-quarter-faces-longer-term-obstacles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/retail-sector-has-tough-first-quarter-faces-longer-term-obstacles#comments Commentary News Research & Data Retail Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1785021 at http://nreionline.com Five Commercial Real Estate Market Trends You Can Bank On http://nreionline.com/commentary/five-commercial-real-estate-market-trends-you-can-bank <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="http://nreionline.com/commentary/five-commercial-real-estate-market-trends-you-can-bank" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/five-commercial-real-estate-market-trends-you-can-bank#comments Commentary Development Finance & Investment Mixed-Use News Retail Tue, 16 Jun 2015 02:28:00 +0000 1784761 at http://nreionline.com Urban Landscapes Transformed by New Lifestyles http://nreionline.com/retail/urban-landscapes-transformed-new-lifestyles <div class="node-body article-body">The adoption of such things as mobile banking, 24/7 connectivity, new shopping habits and other factors are influencing the ways businesses operate and how cities and suburbs are being built.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/urban-landscapes-transformed-new-lifestyles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/urban-landscapes-transformed-new-lifestyles#comments Commentary Industrial News Office Retail Wed, 10 Jun 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1784661 at http://nreionline.com 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