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Rebranding Must Serve a Larger Mission

Corporate rebranding is a trend that is all the rage today. New logos and reworked corporate names are springing up nationally as marketers and decision-makers attempt to dress their companies…
American Public Media

MPR parent launching incubator, co-working space in former Ecolab HQ

American Public Media is launching a startup incubator and innovation center in downtown St. Paul later this year. The Star Tribune reports on the announcement from the St. Paul-based…
old neighborhood

A Strong U.S. Economy Can Be Tough on Immigrants: Conor Sen

(Bloomberg View)—A strong economy and labor market can be great for U.S. workers as a whole. In some working-class immigrant communities, however, its effects could prove devastating. At…
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 21, 2018)

The spending bill deal potentially means more interest rate increases, reports the Wall Street Journal. Kimco Realty will benefit from the Albertsons/Rite Aid deal, according to Forbes. These are among today’s must…
Ford Factory

The ROI of Converting Class-B Buildings to Compete with Class-A

Partner Engineering and Science rents 40 offices in markets throughout the United States. Most are in class-B buildings, some are in class-A, and very few are in class-C. Which of the…
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Institutional Investors Work Harder to Boost CRE Returns

Institutional investors looking to outperform industry benchmarks are bracing for bigger challenges ahead due to rising interest rates, fewer transactions and a lower trajectory for appreciation…
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 20, 2018)

GlobeSt.com reports that the Federal Trade Commission has cleared CoStar Group’s acquisition of ForRent.com. A Forbes contributor details the type of content real…
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Albertsons to Buy Rite Aid in Latest Amazon Countermeasure

(Bloomberg)—Grocer Albertsons Cos. will buy drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp. in a deal that would accelerate the remaking of the U.S. retail and health-care industries. The takeover serves…
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Hedge Funds Rejected by Top Court on Fannie, Freddie Suits

(Bloomberg)—The U.S. Supreme Court dealt hedge funds and other big investors a blow Tuesday by refusing to revive core parts of lawsuits that challenged the federal government’s capture…
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Kushner Cos. Sued by Times Square Food Hall Tenant Over Lease

(Bloomberg)—A dispute over space at a Times Square property owned by Kushner Cos. has escalated into a lawsuit. Outstanding Hospitality Management, a St. Louis-based operator of airport…