10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 23, 2018)

Apple is looking for a city to build a new corporate campus, reports the Wall Street Journal. Forbes examines a mall REIT stock. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

Six Takeaways from RECon 2018, Day Two

The sentiment among retail real estate professionals remained upbeat on the second day of exhibitions at this year’s RECon. Some attendees felt the “doom and gloom” of retail headlines…
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Dry Power, Competition Fuel CRE Mega Deals

The year is not even at the half-way mark and it is already proving to be a big year for billion-dollar transactions. And there are likely more mega-deals on the horizon that could give transaction volume an added lift. The flurry…

Next U.S. Recession Seen Beginning in 2020: Zillow/Pulsenomics

(Bloomberg)—Mark your calendar. The next U.S. recession will begin in 2020, a survey says. More than half of the 105 real estate experts and economists in the quarterly survey by housing…

Groundhog Day at Fannie-Freddie Where the Fix Is Always Tomorrow

(Bloomberg)—Will anyone ever fix Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? When the two mortgage giants were taken under federal control a decade ago -- the same year Donald Trump kicked off the first…
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 22, 2018)

The House is expected to pass deregulation of Dodd-Frank provisions, the Wall Street Journal reports. U.S. News & World Report looks at investment in industrial real estate. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial…

Scenes from Day One of ICSC's RECon in Las Vegas

The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) kicked off its annual RECon convention for retail real estate professionals this week in Las Vegas. Optimism abounded during the first day of the show, though some industry…
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Sears Looks Like the Next Company With Head-Scratching CDS Trade

(Bloomberg)—For the past two years, credit-derivatives traders have been betting almost certain odds that Sears Holdings Corp. will default on its debt. Now, those wagers are being turned…

Six Takeaways from RECon 2018, Day One

The first exhibition day at the International Council of Shopping Center’s (ICSC) annual RECon conference in Las Vegas—the largest convention for those in the retail real estate industry…

Apartment Market Weathers the Storm of New Supply

Apartment landlords can no longer raise rents like they used to. So many new apartment units are opening that the percentage that vacancy is inching higher across the country. This year…