Services http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7576/more en 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 16, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-october-16-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A New York development agency plans to issue $1.63 billion of bonds this month for the 3 World Trade Center tower in Manhattan, in what is set to be the municipal market’s largest unrated <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/deals?intlink=incontent" title="Commercial Real Estate Deals">deal</a></span>. Non-traded REITs would be required to provide more disclosure, and to provide it more often, under rule changes approved by the SEC. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its revenue outlook for its current fiscal year as it announced it is scaling back its expansion plans. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate space.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-october-16-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-october-16-2014#comments Industry Buzz New York Office REITs Retail Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:51:00 +0000 1305771 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 15, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-october-15-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is launching a boutique hotel chain that aims for a wider audience and lower room rates than some direct competitors. Among digital shoppers worldwide, 72% said the traditional store experience was important when making a purchase—the highest percentage out of locations and channels studied. Macy’s fired the first shots of the Thanksgiving shopping wars Tuesday, announcing that its doors will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two years earlier than in 2013. 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Colliers International has acquired a controlling interest in AOS Group, one of Europe's leading real estate and workplace consulting firms. Premium Point Investments LP bought an Atlanta-based landlord and property manager. 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In August, the most recent month for which figures are available from the U.S. Census Bureau, metro Houston issued more permits for construction of single-family homes than did the entire state of California. 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Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, agreed to buy the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Financial Centre in London for $944 million. TPG Real Estate, the real estate platform of Fort Worth-based TPG private equity firm, has invested $120 million in LifeStorage self-storage facilities. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around 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="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-october-9-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-october-9-2014#comments Industry Buzz International Office Private Equity Self Storage Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:13:00 +0000 1284471 at http://nreionline.com Nordstrom, Walgreens Praised for Omni-Channel Strategies http://nreionline.com/retail/nordstrom-walgreens-praised-omni-channel-strategies <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Experts mention the same names when asked to pinpoint retailers that are ahead of their peers in adapting omni-channel strategies: Nordstrom and Walgreens.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/nordstrom-walgreens-praised-omni-channel-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/nordstrom-walgreens-praised-omni-channel-strategies#comments News Property Management Retail Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:34:00 +0000 1283841 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 8, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-october-8-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As it pulls the plug on hedge funds, the country’s biggest public pension, is giving its property portfolio a $7 billion jolt. Leave it to Sam Zell to call foreign investment ‘bullshit,’ the commercial real estate market a ‘whorehouse,’ and still end up with a surprisingly sensible argument. Silverstein Properties and Elad Group, who are partnering on high-end residential condominiums at 1 West End Avenue, are now seeking about $500 million in construction funds from a consortium of banks for the project. These are among the 10 must reads today 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="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-october-8-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-october-8-2014#comments Industry Buzz Institutional Investors New York Office Retail Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:52:00 +0000 1280731 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (October 7, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-october-7-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Beijing-based Anbang Insurance Group agreed to buy the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York for $1.95 billion, reports Bloomberg. RadioShack struck a deal with a lender group headed by Standard General LP to restructure some of its debt, according to GlobeSt.com. The Real Deal reported that the Westfield Group signed a lease for a 12,000-sq.-ft. office at One World Trade Center. These are among 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="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-october-7-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-october-7-2014#comments Finance & Investment Hotel Industry Buzz Retail Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:17:00 +0000 1277221 at http://nreionline.com Many New Apartments, Many New Renters in the Third Quarter http://nreionline.com/multifamily/many-new-apartments-many-new-renters-third-quarter <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Top analysts expect there to be a few more vacant apartments by the end of 2014, but strong demand will keep the percentage of vacant apartments compared to overall stock very low for a very long time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/multifamily/many-new-apartments-many-new-renters-third-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/multifamily/many-new-apartments-many-new-renters-third-quarter#comments Construction Multifamily News Research & Data Freemium Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:51:00 +0000 1274041 at http://nreionline.com Inverting Maslow’s Pyramid By Design http://nreionline.com/commentary/inverting-maslow-s-pyramid-design <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The role of the design professional has shifted. It has largely devolved to that of commodity supplier. And yet this is antithetical to the chief reasons clients hire architects or designers in the first place. Business considerations aside, what most clients seek is creativity and innovation. How do you bid that? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/inverting-maslow-s-pyramid-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/inverting-maslow-s-pyramid-design#comments Architecture Commentary News Freemium Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:20:00 +0000 1269771 at http://nreionline.com