NREI's Common Area, Episode 17

In this episode of Common Area Podcast, David Bodamer shares highlights from the current NREI exclusive research series that unveils trends in brokerage firms. As well, he brings you updates on…
Industrial Sector Remains ‘Red Hot’ Despite Headwinds

Blackstone Extending Warehouse Bet in $5.9 Billion Colony Deal

(Bloomberg) -- Blackstone Group Inc. has acquired more than 1 billion square feet of logistics space since 2010 as part of the firm’s global bet that the rise of e-commerce is driving demand…
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Real Estate Giant Hines Poaches PGIM’s Munk, Targets Expansion

(Bloomberg) -- Hines, the Houston-based real estate investor overseeing more than $124 billion in assets, is shaking up its top ranks. The firm, founded by billionaire Gerald Hines, has given…
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Property Bubble Risks in Euro Area Grow

The risk of a property bubble in the euro zone surged last year as ultra-low interest rates helped drive up house prices. Munich is now the city most vulnerable to a property bubble, according…

10 Must Reads for CRE Investors on September 30, 2019

WeWork to stop rapid expansion and instead focus on not spending excess cash, according to the Wall Street Journal. A man is charged with terrorism after…
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Understanding Nuances of LIHTC Investments:

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) is a federal tax credit created through the Tax Reform Act of 1986, and administered by the IRS, to encourage private equity investment in affordable and…
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The Outlook for Austin CRE Remains Blazing Bright

The economic engine of Austin, Texas, appears to be firing on all cylinders and shows no signs of running out of gas. A $1 billion Apple campus with room for 15,000 employees is in the works in…

Barneys Gets Letters of Interest From Potential Buyers

(Bloomberg) -- Five potential buyers have sent letters expressing interest in all or part of Barneys New York Inc. as the bankrupt luxury retailer tries to sell assets and avoid liquidation, according…
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10 Must Reads for CRE Investors on September 27, 2019

Millennials ditch large U.S. cities for cheaper housing and better schools, according to the Wall Street Journal. Office owners could find themselves struggling…
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Inland Ports Can Offer Industrial Investors Attractive Yields

Inland ports—multimodal facilities paired with distribution centers—are bustling with activity and may offer higher-yield investment opportunities than properties in some primary markets with…