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How COVID-19 Has Made Office Landlords More Flexible

When I started my career in 2004 as an analyst within the commercial real estate industry, times were good, and the education and training I received was very much in line with the industry norms…
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13 Must Reads for CRE Investors on Sept. 1, 2020

A quarter of all U.S. hotel properties now face the risk of foreclosure, according to Mortgage Professional America. Indoor dining will resume and movie…
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Checking In on CRE Crowdfunding

Real estate crowdfunding platforms that came of age in an improving market and growing economy following the approval of the JOBS Act in 2012 are being put to the test in the wake of the COVID-19…
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After Sales Talk Stall, J.C. Penney Lenders Plan Takeover

(Bloomberg)—J.C. Penney Co.’s lenders plan to take ownership of the retailer after talks with potential outside buyers have so far failed, an attorney for the company said in a bankruptcy court…
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Prologis to build more industrial space near Orlando airport

Land near the Orlando airport is being targeted for a 169,938-sq.-ft. new distribution center.
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Will Cannabis Real Estate Become More Attractive Post-COVID-19?

The cannabis industry is weathering the COVID-19 pandemic much better than expected and is even thriving in some states like California that declared cannabis sellers an “essential” business,…
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Why Are We Afraid to Talk About Remote Work Strategies?

The smashing of the cultural barrier to remote work, as a result of the pandemic’s work-from-home success, could be the biggest change to the workplace since the invention of the shared central…
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Seven Must Reads for CRE Investors Today (Aug. 31, 2020)

The Real Deal explores how the severe financial strain for New York’s Metropolitan Transit Authority could have “catastrophic” effects for commercial…
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Negative Real Rates Aren't Reversing Anytime Soon: Paul Podolsky

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- The collapse in real interest rates to below zero means the U.S. government is being paid to borrow and spend. This is obviously rare, but that doesn’t mean the situation…
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Fannie, Freddie Say FHFA Capital Plan Would Raise Mortgage Costs

(Bloomberg) -- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac said a regulator’s plan to boost their capital would increase mortgage borrowing costs for the millions of Americans who rely on the companies to buy…