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The USMCA & the Industrial Real Estate Sector

Sponsored by Frank P. Crivello Industrial real estate has been at the front of the commercial real estate pack ever since the COVID-19 pandemic caused an e-commerce boom and subsequent demand spike…
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Halliburton to Put 13 Land Sites for Sale in October

(Bloomberg)—Halliburton Co. has been slashing jobs and retiring fracking gear as low oil prices crushed its order book. Now it’s going one step further by selling the land its business rested…

Yelp Data Shows More than 80,000 Small Businesses Closed Since March

(Bloomberg)—Big companies are going bankrupt at a record pace, but that’s only part of the carnage. By some accounts, small businesses are disappearing by the thousands amid the Covid-19 pandemic,…
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For SFRs, Bigger Operators are Faring Better

The biggest companies that own and operate single-family rental houses (SFRs) are having a good year—in spite of the massive recession caused by the spread of the novel coronavirus. New residents…
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Does the CMBS Sector Have a Fraud Problem?

John Flynn will be the first to admit that it has been tough to get people to listen to his concerns about a potentially “pervasive” problem of lenders that had inflated net operating incomes…
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11 Must Reads for CRE Investors on August 12, 2020

The pandemic froze revenue streams for commercial real estate brokerage firms during the second quarter, reports the Wall Street Journal. Owners of gyms…
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Simon Property Group CEO “Confused” on Rent Collection Outlook

(Bloomberg)—Simon Property Group Inc.’s malls are open and the landlord has seen its rent collection numbers climb in recent months as the U.S. grapples with the coronavirus. Still, Chief Executive…
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Class-C Apartment Buildings at Biggest Foreclosure Risk

(Bloomberg)—Covid-19 has exposed a disparity in America’s rental housing that threatens to get even wider. While landlords at the priciest, amenity-rich apartments have collected most of their…
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Blackstone buys South Florida warehouse portfolio for $94M

The deal shows there remains strong demand for industrial properties in South Florida.
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Seven Must Reads for CRE Investors on Aug. 11, 2020

Marriott posts a quarterly loss due to decreased travel, according to the Wall Street Journal. J. Crew renegotiates its store leases with landlords across…