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Manhattan Hotels Pitch Rooms for Office Space With Travel Frozen

(Bloomberg) -- New York City hotels, struggling to navigate the pandemic economy, are doing anything they can to drum up business. For the NoMo Soho, that means pitching its rooms to workers stuck…
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Competition Heats Up to Buy Self-Storage Properties

In the first week of June, Nick Walker listed a self-storage property for sale. The facility is fully-leased and producing income. “We received 17 offers,” says Walker, executive vice president…
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Don’t Let Covid-19 Cause a Surge of Evictions: Editorial Board

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- The coronavirus is putting Americans under severe stress, challenging them to cope with uncertainty, protect themselves and their loved ones, and in many cases just put food…
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The Future of The Land Brokerage Industry

As virtually all businesses are now having to quickly pivot to meet the expectations of their consumers amid the Coronavirus pandemic, how extremely relevant a glimpse into the rapidly changing…
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12 Must Reads for CRE Investors on June 30, 2020

Warehouses should be a relative safe haven, reports the Wall Street Journal. Office space users are trying to figure out when, how - even whether - to come…
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Lenders Provide “Mixed Bag” of Relief to CRE Borrowers

Lenders and CMBS special servicers are still scrambling to work through the growing backlog of forbearance and relief requests. Borrowers looking for clues on just how far lenders are willing to…
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The Truth About Flood Risk Can Worsen American Inequality

(Bloomberg) -- First Street Foundation, a nonprofit agency, is making accurate climate change-adjusted flood scores available for every property in the U.S. today. There are government-produced maps…
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Covid-19: Challenges & opportunities for architects

What has been the impact of the current pandemic on the field of architecture? The impact can be divided into two camps for everyone, positive and negative. From a positive perspective it has…
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Practical Tips for Preparing Office Buildings for Reentry

Editor’s note: Last week, we detailed how real estate services firm JLL was reopening its own offices. Here we offer an even more in-depth look into best practices. As many employers invite or…
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Search Engine Optimization: Learning to Speak Google

Think about the last time you needed the internet to find something. Perhaps you were trying to find a restaurant that offers free delivery during the COVID-19 crisis. You decide that you want to…