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Prime Residences in Tech Hubs Are Outperforming on Pricing

(Bloomberg)—If you’re looking to make money at the top of the housing market, head to the tech hubs. Prime properties—broadly defined as the top 5% of residences in a market -- in areas like…
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Should HNW Investors Still Buy Net Leased Bank Branches?

Bank branches are going the way of checks—they’re vanishing, albeit slowly. In fiscal 2019, the number of bank branches in the U.S. dwindled by 1.9 percent, according to a February 2020 report…

10 Must Reads for CRE Investors on February 28, 20120

Sales of rent-regulated buildings fall in New York City, reports the Wall Street Journal. Tech companies are leaving San Francisco for the East Coast, according…
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Will Cross-Border CRE Investment Rebound?

International real estate investors that moved to the sidelines early in 2019 due to high hedging costs returned later in the year with plenty of dry powder and a healthy appetite for U.S. assets.…
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Colony Capital Sells its Stake in RXR Realty for $100.4M

(Bloomberg)—Colony Capital Inc. has sold its stake in New York real estate firm RXR Realty to Neuberger Bergman’s Dyal Capital Partners, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The…
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‘Clicks and Bricks’ Is the Most Climate-Friendly Shopping Option

(Bloomberg)—Consumers could be forgiven for assuming that shopping online has a lower carbon footprint than buying in-store. For many, the online option saves them a trip in the car, and it stands…
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Apartment Developers Keep Building, Despite Fear of Rent Control Laws

In spite of fears surrounding the expansion of rent control laws throughout the nation, developers in some of the biggest U.S. apartment markets haven't pulled back on new projects. “These laws…
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Outlet Centers Maintain Steady NOI Growth, But There Are Pressures

Bricks-and-mortar retail, in general, has been badly bruised over the past several years. The outlet center sector has weathered the storm better than some other retail types as it draws shoppers…
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10 Must Read Items for CRE Investors on Feb. 27, 2020

Google plans to invest more than $10 billion in offices and data centers, reports Reuters. 7-Eleven to expand new store concept, according to Chain Store…
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Apartment Builders Keep Building, Despite New Rent Control Laws

New rent control laws in a some of the nation’s biggest apartment markets have put a damper on investment sales volumes, they have not hindered new development in those places... yet. “These…