Expert Q&As http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7554/more en 10 Disrupters: John Bucksbaum Starts Anew, Leaving the Malls Behind http://nreionline.com/retail/10-disrupters-john-bucksbaum-starts-anew-leaving-malls-behind <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>One of the great things about American business culture is that it allows <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/people?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate People">people</a></span> a chance at reinvention. White-collar workers unhappy in their careers often go back to school and change professions. Entrepreneurs that bet on risky ventures and lose are encouraged to try again, having learned from their mistakes. Ousted corporate executives can bid their companies adieu, then go on to be successful elsewhere, or even come back to their original firms having earned greater respect. It’s possible to start anew, as John Bucksbaum, former CEO of mall REIT General Growth Properties (GGP), learned in the past four years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/10-disrupters-john-bucksbaum-starts-anew-leaving-malls-behind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/10-disrupters-john-bucksbaum-starts-anew-leaving-malls-behind#comments Development Expert Q&As News Retail Freemium Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:31:00 +0000 1022091 at http://nreionline.com Would Frank Lloyd Wright Embrace Cargo Container Construction? His Architect Grandson Says Yes http://nreionline.com/architecture/would-frank-lloyd-wright-embrace-cargo-container-construction-his-architect-grandson-sa <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If the cargo container <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/services/construction?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Construction">construction</a></span> industry needs sanctioning, it has it now in Eric Lloyd Wright—iconic architect Frank Lloyd Wright's grandson.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/architecture/would-frank-lloyd-wright-embrace-cargo-container-construction-his-architect-grandson-sa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/architecture/would-frank-lloyd-wright-embrace-cargo-container-construction-his-architect-grandson-sa#comments Design Architecture Expert Q&As Multifamily News Industries & Products and Services Freemium Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:51:00 +0000 677431 at http://nreionline.com Eric Lloyd Wright. Photo by W. Cunningham Is Solar the Next Big Asset Class? Trepp and Mercatus Think So http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/solar-next-big-asset-class-trepp-and-mercatus-think-so <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mercatus Inc., an enterprise-level investment analysis platform serving as a core operating system for solar energy investors, recently closed its Series-A round of financing led by Trepp LLC, a provider of information, analytics and technology to the CMBS, commercial real estate and banking markets</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/solar-next-big-asset-class-trepp-and-mercatus-think-so" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/solar-next-big-asset-class-trepp-and-mercatus-think-so#comments Expert Q&As Finance & Investment News Green Real Estate Investment Industries & Products and Services Freemium Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:03:00 +0000 585521 at http://nreionline.com Mega Merger Ups the Stakes for REITs http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/mega-merger-ups-stakes-reits <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>NREI spoke with American Realty Capital Chairman and CEO Nicholas Schorsch about the pending ARC/Cole merger and other trends in the REIT sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/mega-merger-ups-stakes-reits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/mega-merger-ups-stakes-reits#comments Expert Q&As Net Lease News REITs Freemium Fri, 07 Feb 2014 18:24:00 +0000 582541 at http://nreionline.com For Turtle Island Foods, LEED Platinum Boosts an Industrial Plant’s Bottom Line http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/turtle-island-foods-leed-platinum-boosts-industrial-plant-s-bottom-line <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>LEED Platinum certification is difficult to achieve for any commercially built project, and even more so for an industrial building—especially a food-processing facility with massive equipment and processing units that have high energy consumptions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/turtle-island-foods-leed-platinum-boosts-industrial-plant-s-bottom-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/turtle-island-foods-leed-platinum-boosts-industrial-plant-s-bottom-line#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Design Construction Development Expert Q&As Industrial News West Freemium Thu, 12 Sep 2013 13:28:00 +0000 175671 at http://nreionline.com Seth Tibbott Harrison Street’s Kammert Explores Drive Behind Wave of Net Lease REIT Activity http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/harrison-street-s-kammert-explores-drive-behind-wave-net-lease-reit-activity <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>NREI spoke with Jim Kammert, a principal and portfolio manager for Harrison Street Securities LLC in Chicago, on the outlook for net lease REITs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/harrison-street-s-kammert-explores-drive-behind-wave-net-lease-reit-activity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/harrison-street-s-kammert-explores-drive-behind-wave-net-lease-reit-activity#comments Expert Q&As Net Lease News REITs Freemium Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:50:00 +0000 141551 at http://nreionline.com For Bernards, Sustainability Is a Challenge That Keeps On Evolving http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/bernards-sustainability-challenge-keeps-evolving <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Rick Fochtman, director of sustainability with Bernards construction and design, talks about why his firm has embraced green building and how it's pushing the envelope.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/bernards-sustainability-challenge-keeps-evolving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/bernards-sustainability-challenge-keeps-evolving#comments Associations & Designations Construction Expert Q&As Los Angeles News Industries & Products and Services Freemium Mon, 26 Aug 2013 14:26:00 +0000 130421 at http://nreionline.com A Deep Dive into the Federal Reserve’s View of CRE http://nreionline.com/investment-banks/deep-dive-federal-reserve-s-view-cre <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Brian Bailey, a senior financial policy analyst in the supervision and regulation division at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, talked with NREI about how the Fed keeps its fingers on the pulse of the commercial real estate market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/investment-banks/deep-dive-federal-reserve-s-view-cre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/investment-banks/deep-dive-federal-reserve-s-view-cre#comments Atlanta CMBS Commercial Banks Expert Q&As Investment Banks News Freemium Tue, 30 Jul 2013 23:56:00 +0000 64261 at http://nreionline.com “A Rich Mine of Best Practices” for Sustainability http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/rich-mine-best-practices-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>CBRE is not only the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm, it’s also vying to be the industry leader in sustainability. NREI spoke with CBRE LEED AP David L. Pogue, CBRE’s global director of sustainability, based in San Jose, Calif., about how the steps the company is taking in that direction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/rich-mine-best-practices-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/rich-mine-best-practices-sustainability#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Corporate Real Estate Expert Q&As Industrial International Mixed-Use News Office Property Management Green Real Estate Investment Freemium Mon, 29 Jul 2013 15:22:00 +0000 58011 at http://nreionline.com <p> David L. Pogue, CBRE&#39;s Global Director of Sustainability</p> Unlocking the Key to the Family Office and CRE http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/unlocking-key-family-office-and-cre <div class="field-byline"> David H. Lenok </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>David A. Cohen, who is president of a family office that manages more than $1.4 billion of equity capital, shed some light on how family offices approach real estate at last week’s Commercial Real Estate/High Net Worth Investment Conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/unlocking-key-family-office-and-cre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/unlocking-key-family-office-and-cre#comments Distress Expert Q&As Finance & Investment News Freemium Mon, 01 Jul 2013 14:29:00 +0000 46141 at http://nreionline.com Photo by Cassandra Giraldo