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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…
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Hotel Sales Grind to a Halt in New York City

(Bloomberg)—Investors have checked out of the New York lodging market. No Manhattan hotels changed hands in the three months through January, according to Real Capital Analytics, as a growing…
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Shoprite Does Sale-Leasebacks to Invest in Online Sales

(Bloomberg)—Sign up Shoprite Holdings Ltd.’s decision to sell some properties and lease them back is to free up cash to invest in technology, growing online sales and upgrading supermarkets…
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How Do Property Managers Evaluate Proptech Tools?

Proptech is a hot topic in the commercial real estate industry right now, but many questions remain about which products are viable and where proptech can deliver the highest return on investment. Tech…

10 Must Reads for CRE Investors on February 26, 2020

San Francisco will put to vote whether to tax landlords for empty storefronts, reports the Wall Street Journal. Amazon opens a cashierless grocery store,…
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Student Housing Dealmakers Work the Whole Calendar

Christmas is coming later and later for people who buy and sell student housing properties. Deals that once closed in the last months of the year now often close in spring, summer, or even the dead…
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Waldorf Astoria to Re-Emerge as Condo Building This Week

(Bloomberg)—New York’s shuttered Waldorf Astoria will re-emerge this week as a condo building, testing whether nostalgia for a cherished landmark can spark high-dollar deals in a market glutted…