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The Apartment Amenity Race Adapts to COVID-19

Even before the coronavirus stalled the U.S. economy and scrambled the lives of apartment renters, property owners were already building and renovating apartments to include amenities that range…
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry on Dec. 4, 2020

Blackstone and Colony Capital are taking advantage of the strong demand for industrial properties with new transactions, reports GlobeSt.com. Hotels are…
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U.S. Downtown Merchant Traffic Falls 70%

(Bloomberg)—The Chicago Loop Alliance, which promotes the downtown core, rolled out a Back-to-Work website in early October encouraging workers to put on slacks again and try returning to the…
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KKR Nears $800M Warehouse Acquisition

(Bloomberg)—KKR & Co. is nearing a deal for a portfolio of U.S. warehouses, a sector that has received a boost during the pandemic as consumers increasingly turn to e-commerce. The transaction,…
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QSR Assets Remain a Favored Play for Private Investors

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how consumers live, work and dine out. Due to the virus, Americans have flocked to fast-food drive-throughs for inexpensive menu options with little contact. Net…
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How to Market Real Estate Funds to Potential Investors

Given the current economic conditions, this is not the easiest time for investment advisors or real estate entities to raise capital. However, there is always investor interest for the right opportunities.…
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Dec. 3, 2020)

The FTC is filing a complaint against CoStar’s planned acquisition of RentPath, reports Commercial Observer. The Real Estate Roundtable published its most…
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Westdale Makes a Takeover Offer for Aimco

(Bloomberg)—Westdale Real Estate Investment and Management has approached Apartment Investment & Management Co. with an all-cash takeover proposal, people familiar with the matter said. The…
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Manhattan’s Office Availability Hits Highest Level in 17 Years

(Bloomberg)—Manhattan hasn’t had this much available office space since 2003, according to a report by Colliers International. The availability rate rose to 13.5% in November, with more companies…
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The Hotel Sector Prepares for a Long Winter

A hard winter is coming for many hotel properties. But lodging assets that survive can look forward to a more hopeful spring As doctors diagnose tens of thousands of new COVID-19 cases every day…