Office en Life Sciences Write Prescriptions for CRE Markets Success <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The United States continues to outpace the world in biopharmaceutical resources and enterprises, according to JLL’s 2014 Life Sciences Cluster Report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Industrial Medical Office News Office Freemium Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:40:00 +0000 1057591 at D.C. Office Occupancy Drops, but Investor Demand Still High <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vacancy has increased in one of the top U.S. office <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/markets-regions?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Markets & Regions">markets</a></span>, Washington, D.C., but at least one expert says the drop is just a minor blip that signifies investors should seize on properties while they can.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance & Investment Leasing News Office Washington D.C. Freemium Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:49:00 +0000 1056771 at 10 Disrupters: Flexible Approach <div class="field-byline"> Elaine Misonzhnik </div> <div class="field-deck"> Regus’ Michael Berretta satisfies investors’ changing appetites for office space. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Having spent the past 15 years at Regus, one of the world’s largest providers of flexible office space with 2,000 global locations, Michael F. Berretta, the company’s vice president of business <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/services/development?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Development">development</a></span> for the Americas, has seen the evolution of the flexible office model firsthand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leasing News Office People Freemium Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:37:00 +0000 1039221 at 10 Disrupters: Striving for Balance <div class="field-byline"> David Bodamer </div> <div class="field-deck"> Atalanta’s Jennifer Taylor seeks success in male-heavy CRE space. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Unlike many smaller platforms, Atalanta’s principals have both asset and property level management experience. Secondly, the firm is seeking to capitalize on the underserved Asian demographic and looking at markets, namely Hawaii, that are often overlooked by other players. Last but not least, three of the firm’s four founding principals are women and the lone male is Asian-American, making the company stand out in an industry that is heavily dominated by white men. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Office People Retail West Freemium Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:29:00 +0000 1039191 at 10 Disrupters: Individuals Who are Charting the Future of Commercial Real Estate <div class="node-body gallery-body">When people talk about commercial real estate, they often think of it as a steady business dominated by the “five major food groups”: multifamily, office, retail, industrial and hospitality. It’s supposedly a simple, straightforward sector. It’s an asset class that delivers income and some appreciation in property values. And it’s an overall safe investment. Yet beneath the surface, the industry is transforming in many ways. Players rise and fall. New tactics emerge. The use of technology can affect funding and financing. In other words, there are always disruptions taking place. Here we profile 10 disrupters (actually 11, since one profile is of the two principals of one firm).hese disrupters include some familiar names and some new ones. They underscore key trends—urbanization of retail, crowdfunding, microapartments and the reemergence of CMBS, to name a few. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brokerage CMBS Development Finance & Investment Medical Office Multifamily News Office People Retail West Mobile Alert Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:10:00 +0000 1039071 at 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 17, 2014) <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has offered to give broker-dealers more time to comply with its proposed update to rules around nontraded REITs. The Empire State Realty Trust has completed the acquisition of ground and operating leases on two buildings in New York for a combined $734 million. The Real Estate Roundtable and real estate trade groups in the Commercial Properties Coalition last week filed the latest in a series of comment letters relating to efforts by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to regulate purported lead paint hazards. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Buzz New York Office REITs Retail Freemium Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:41:00 +0000 1044041 at Greening the Construction Codes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This year, the International Code Council is considering changes for the 2015 edition of its green building code—the International Green Construction Code.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations & Designations Government Commentary Construction Multifamily News Office Freemium Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:33:00 +0000 1039081 at U.S. Surveys Show More Buildings, But Less Energy Consumption <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released preliminary results from its 2012 Commercial Buildings Survey, which measures the size of the current U.S. building stock. The study will then be combined with another yardstick, the Energy Supplier Survey, which is now underway by the EIA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking News Office Research & Data Freemium Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:42:00 +0000 1032401 at 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 9, 2014) <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Westfield’s new spinoff raises $2.9 billion through bond sales in Europe, reports Bloomberg. American Apparel’s board of directors, investor Standard General and ousted founder Dov Charney finally agree on a deal, according to The New York Times. PetSmart shareholders want to sell the company through a leveraged buyout before it incurs too much damage. These are today’s must reads for the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Buzz Office REITs Retail Freemium Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:23:00 +0000 1017821 at Overbuilding Concerns Touch Texas Office Markets <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Demand for office space rebounded in the second quarter, but overbuilding now threatens a few major markets. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leasing News Office Research & Data Texas Freemium Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:38:00 +0000 1014771 at <p>2021 McKinney Ave., Dallas</p>