What’s in Store for the Flexible Office Space Trend?

Amol Sarva is co-founder and CEO of New York-based Knotel, a flexible office provider. But this isn’t Sarva’s first start-up rodeo. After earning a doctorate in neuroscience from Stanford University,…
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Technology’s Growing Role in the CRE Ecosystem

Recently the Wall Street Journal reported that South Burlington, Vt. has launched a pilot program to test the use of blockchain technology to record the city’s property records. You don’t have to be…
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HNA Group Is Said to Market $4 Billion of U.S. Real Estate

(Bloomberg)—HNA Group Co. is marketing commercial properties in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Minneapolis valued at a total of $4 billion as the indebted Chinese conglomerate seeks to stave off…
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High Street Retail Continues to Battle Vacancies, Falling Rents

The tony retail districts in New York City, Chicago and San Francisco offer the best in luxury retail. But after years of getting prestige brands to agree to double-digit increases in rents, landlords on…
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 8 2018)

One way malls are filling empty spaces is with Dave & Buster’s, according to CNBC. Manhattan real estate sales have stalled after the passage of tax reform, the Wall Street Journal reports. These are among today’s…
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Six Economists on the State of Commercial Real Estate in 2018

While there may be issues to keep an eye on—such as shifting consumer behavior and rising inflation and interest rates—the outlook remains positive for the short term, several real estate economists told NREI.
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 7, 2018)

The details of President Trump’s infrastructure plan will be released on Monday, reports Reuters. The Wall Street Journal looks into new trends in the co-working sector. These are among today’s must reads from around…
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Hot CLO Market Boosts Liquidity for Bridge Loans

Bridge lenders are fighting for elbow room in what has become a very liquid and highly competitive marketplace. “There is an abundance of capital available for bridge loans,” says Joe Franzetti, senior…
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Boston Properties Executive Says Industry Moving Toward ESG Standardiz

Ben Myers, sustainability manager at Boston Properties, Inc. joined Nareit for a video interview at Nareit’s 2018 ESG Forum in Seattle. Myers discussed ESG reporting and noted that, in general, the industry is moving toward standardization.…
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 6, 2018)

Kroger’s will sell its convenience stores to EG Group, a British gas station operator, Reuters reports. Banks are closing branches at a fast pace, according to the Wall Street Journal. These are among today’s must…