Diana Bell

Diana
Bell
Staff Writer,
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry (March 29, 2017)
Two more rate hikes could be on the table for 2017, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer tells CNBC. International tourists are cutting back on U.S. trips, leaving luxury U.S. retailers in a lurch, reports Fortune. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry (March 28, 2017)
Eddie Lampert has just bought 526,000 more shares of Sears Holdings last week, reports Chicago Tribune. Fortune interviews Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 27, 2017)
The National Bank of Abu Dhabi has extended a $300 million refinance loan to the Chrysler Building, Forbes reports. GameStop said that declining sales contributed to its decision to close 150 stores in 2017, according to Fortune. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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Top 10 Markets for CRE Investment in 2017 2
Gateway cities continue to be good places for long-term investment. For shorter-term holds, investors should explore less crowded markets and markets with low development pipelines.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 24, 2017) 1
St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard has said he thinks just one more hike this year would be appropriate, Reuters reports. The General Services Administration has ruled Trump International hotel in Washington DC violates neither lease nor federal agency rules, MarketWatch reports.These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 23, 2017)
One Fed official feels the hot U.S. real estate market may be a sign of a downturn to come, reports Reuters. MarketWatch looks at the top cities Millennials are moving to. These are among today’s must reads for the commercial real estate industry.
HUD Cuts, Tax Reform Might Put a Dent in Construction of New Affordable Housing 1
New construction of affordable housing is likely to be challenged as developers would need to find new financing sources.
9 Technology Solutions for the CRE Industry 1
The commercial real estate tech sector is growing, sources say, but the industry is still in the early stages of what can be achieved.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 22, 2017)
Marriot has elaborated on its plans to expand, saying it will add 300,000 rooms globally by 2019, Reuters reports. SoftBank is continuing its U.S. real estate investments with a $300 million infusion into office-sharing company WeWork, according to The Wall Street Journal. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 21, 2017)
BlackRock’s global chief investment strategist insists real estate is still a good investment, according to Barron’s. Amazon has opened a 6,000-sq.-ft. bookstore in Chicago, reports Chicago Tribune. These are today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 20, 2017)
The chance of two more interest rate increases this year is increasing, Reuters reports. Eric Trump says the Trump Organization will limit its real estate activities to the U.S., according to the New York Post. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Tech Tenants Seek Shorter Leases. Office Landlords May Be Willing to Comply
For certain tenants, such as those in the technology sector and related industries, a shorter lease length creates flexibility for company growth and expansion, sources say.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 17, 2017)
A new project in Chicago will combine student dorms with regular apartments, Crain's Chicago Business reports. CNBC looks at the 138 locations J.C. Penney has said it will close. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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CRE Sector Adjusts to Rising Interest Rate Environment
The “magnitude and pace” of rising cap rates would be likely muted by strong capital inflows to commercial real estate from foreign and domestic institutional sources.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 15, 2017)
The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, based in Norway, says real estate returns will lose their competitiveness, reports Reuters. The anticipated bump in interest rates would make retail real estate debt maturities even more painful to swallow, according to CNBC. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.