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17 Must Reads for CRE Investors on Sept. 17, 2020

The National Multifamily Housing Council rent payment tracker found 86.2 percent of apartment households made a full or partial rent payment by September…
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Apartment Developers Are on the Lookout for Adaptive Reuse

It’s too soon for most developers to sign a contract to buy a failed hotel—but apartment developers are watching and waiting for prices to drop to buy other property types damaged by the economic…
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JPMorgan Stops Paying for Junior Traders’ Ubers, Taxis to Work

(Bloomberg)—JPMorgan Chase & Co. is no longer allowing junior sales and trading staff to take Uber to work on the company dime, reversing a measure enacted early in the coronvirus pandemic…
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Cold Storage REIT Lineage Logistics Raises $1.6B for Expansion

(Bloomberg)—Cold-storage specialist Lineage Logistics raised $1.6 billion from investors including Oxford Properties Group, private equity firm BentallGreenOak and Dan Sundheim’s D1 Capital…

11 Must Reads for CRE Investors on Sept. 16, 2020

The Wall Street Journal goes inside a New Mexico nursing home where residents and the providers who care for them struggle with the effects of the virus.…
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The Office Was Changing Before COVID-19

There’s no shortage of conjecture amid COVID-19 about the fate of offices across the globe. The office isn’t going away, but the pandemic has accelerated an evolution of the role it serves…
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Top 10 Retailers That Have—And Haven’t—Paid August Rent

As they figure out ways to function in a pandemic environment, some retailers are beginning to resume rent payments comfortably, while others are still struggling to pay rent month to month, according to the most recent Datex…
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Pandemic May Replace Hotel, Retail Workers with Machines

(Bloomberg)—The coronavirus pandemic has the potential to permanently replace some humans with machines, according to a new study on Monday from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Layoffs…
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Home-Flipping Startup Opendoor to Go Public

(Bloomberg)—Opendoor is going public through a merger with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. II in a deal that gives the property technology startup an enterprise value of $4.8 billion. The…

NREI's Common Area: CREW's Study on Gender and Diversity

In this episode of the Common Area podcast, David Bodamer has a timely conversation with Wendy Mann, CEO of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network about the organization's most recent benchmark…