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Redfin Data Shows Americans Are Buying More Homes in Suburbs

(Bloomberg)—The suburbs are back. For most of the past five years, homebuyers in the U.S. have flocked to vibrant sections of cities where they can walk to a grocery store, restaurants and shops.…
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Could U.S. Store Closings Hit 12,000 by Year-End?

The so-called “retail apocalypse” continues as massive U.S. retail chains, including Payless ShoeSource, Gymboree, Gap and Dressbarn have already announced 7,888 stores closures this year, according…
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10 Must Reads for CRE Investors on August 30, 2019

The New York Times looks at the paperwork WeWork released earlier this month. Overseas investors in office buildings and retail space became net sellers…

The NREI Common Area Podcast, Episode 13

Today, co-host Aric Johnson asks David Bodamer the question we all want an answer to but are afraid to ask: Why did we change the name of this podcast from Weekender to Common Area?  After David…
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A CyrusOne Buyout Could be the Beginning of a Trend

The potential go-private acquisition of CyrusOne Inc. would whittle down the number of publicly-traded, pure-play data center REITs to four—and could be a harbinger of even more M&A activity…
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Le Tote CEO Wants to Integrate its Business with Lord & Taylor

(Bloomberg)—Le Tote, the e-commerce clothes rental subscription company that’s buying Lord & Taylor’s operations, is promising the department-store’s clients more brands, new options…
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Five Economists Offer Advice for Today's CRE Investors

Amid trade tensions, worries about a potential recession and an unusually long expansion cycle, economist and researchers focusing on the commercial real estate sector still feel optimistic about the industry’s outlook, particularly…
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Office Real Estate is Changing. Are You?

Sponsored by SIOR - The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors As tenant’s needs change and new generations enter and grow the workforce, the U.S. office market continues to evolve. In major…
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Forever 21 May File for Bankruptcy as Talks with Lenders Stall

(Bloomberg)—Forever 21 Inc. is preparing for a potential bankruptcy filing as the fashion retailer’s cash dwindles and turnaround options fade, according to people with knowledge of the plans. The…
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Five Economists Offer Advice for CRE Investors in 2019

Amid trade tensions, worries about a potential recession and an unusually long expansion cycle, economist and researchers focusing on the commercial real estate sector still feel optimistic about the industry’s outlook, particularly…