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The Government Shutdown Is Casting a Spring Chill on D.C. Hotels
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The Government Shutdown Is Casting a Spring Chill on D.C. Hotels

(Bloomberg)—March is usually a boom time for Washington hotels, as better weather and the U. S. capital’s famed cherry blossoms draw tourists,...

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Can HNW Investors Still Profit by Investing in Retail Real Estate?
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Can HNW Investors Still Profit by Investing in Retail Real Estate?

We’re barely into 2019, and the shaky future of Sears continues to grab many of the big headlines in the retail sector. But that’s not the story...

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The Possibility of the Fed Pausing on Interest Rate Hikes Is Good News for CRE—As Long as it Doesn’t Lead to a Bubble
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The Possibility of the Fed Pausing on Interest Rate Hikes Is Good News for CRE—As Long as it Doesn’t Lead to a Bubble

Federal Reserve Chariman Jerome Powell’s indications of a less aggressive stance on interest rate hikes in 2019 is mostly good news for commercial...

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Examining the First Crack in the Real Estate Crowdfunding Industry’s Fragile Foundation
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Examining the First Crack in the Real Estate Crowdfunding Industry’s Fragile Foundation

The real estate crowdfunding industry is young, rife with opportunistic tech entrepreneurs and flush with venture capital. Combined with a strong U...

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The 10 Cities With the Largest High-Net-Worth Populations
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The 10 Cities With the Largest High-Net-Worth Populations

The global population of high-net-worth individuals increased last year by just under 2 percent, according to a recent report by Wealth-X, and it...

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Is Selling Family Dollar a Realistic Solution for its Troubles?
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Is Selling Family Dollar a Realistic Solution for its Troubles?

Major changes could be on the horizon for Dollar Tree, a publicly-traded Fortune 500 company and one of the biggest dollar store chains in the...

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The Three Keys to Avoiding First-Time Multifamily Investor Pitfalls in 2019
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The Three Keys to Avoiding First-Time Multifamily Investor Pitfalls in 2019

As U. S. households continue to look more favorably on renting versus owning than at any other time in the last half century, it’s a good time to...

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Will a Protracted Shutdown Cause Serious Damage to the U.S. Economy?
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Will a Protracted Shutdown Cause Serious Damage to the U.S. Economy?

The country’s record-setting partial government shutdown, which began on Dec. 22, has yet to show up in economic indicators, but if it persists for...

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Lampert Is Said to Present New Sears Offer as Talks Continue
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Lampert Is Said to Present New Sears Offer as Talks Continue

(Bloomberg)—Eddie Lampert is expected to present a new bid for Sears today as talks to save the bankrupt retailer from liquidation continue,...

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German Co-Living Firm to Expand in U.S. With $300 Million Deal
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German Co-Living Firm to Expand in U.S. With $300 Million Deal

(Bloomberg)—Medici Living Group, a provider of communal housing for millennials, is planning a $300 million U. S. expansion as it seeks to increase...

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E-commerce Returns Provide Growth Opportunities for Industrial Real Estate Developers
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E-commerce Returns Provide Growth Opportunities for Industrial Real Estate Developers

Of the $500 billion in online U. S. sales last year, $75 to $150 billion worth of merchandise was returned, including $37 billion returns from...

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Apartment Rents Expected to Rise Faster Than Inflation in 2019
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Apartment Rents Expected to Rise Faster Than Inflation in 2019

Rents are likely to rise faster for older, class-B apartments in 2019 than for any other class of apartment property. “We expect Class-B to...

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Office Properties Income Trust’s David Blackman Discusses the New REIT’s Disposition Strategy
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Office Properties Income Trust’s David Blackman Discusses the New REIT’s Disposition Strategy

Office Properties Income Trust might be the new kid on the REIT block, but it’s actually been around for a while in commercial real estate. On Dec....

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The Markets Where Renters had the Highest Holiday Spending
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The Markets Where Renters had the Highest Holiday Spending

In an effort to figure out how much of a financial burden U. S. renters face during the winter holidays, apartment listing site RentCafe recently...

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Will CRE Remain a Favored Investment Alternative in a Volatile Market?
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Will CRE Remain a Favored Investment Alternative in a Volatile Market?

Through the third quarter of 2018, U. S. investment markets were exhibiting a relative calm. Jobs reports churned out steady employment increases....

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Prospects For Multifamily Market Performance In 2019
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Prospects For Multifamily Market Performance In 2019

“You want me to be all gloom and doom, or just shut up?” —Stephanie Meyers A strong market exists for forecasts of gloom and doom. It is a...

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Sears Avoids Liquidation, but Lampert’s Bid to Save the Retail Icon Isn’t a Done Deal
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Sears Avoids Liquidation, but Lampert’s Bid to Save the Retail Icon Isn’t a Done Deal

Sears may not be dead just yet. But a Hail Mary effort to keep the retailer in business remains a long shot. On Tuesday, a bankruptcy judge granted...

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China's HNA Group Sells Manhattan Building Near Trump Tower
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China's HNA Group Sells Manhattan Building Near Trump Tower

(Bloomberg)—HNA Group Co. sold a building in Manhattan to help ease the embattled conglomerate’s debts and stave off U. S. concerns about a Chinese...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 8, 2019)
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 8, 2019)

Liquidation looms for Sears, according to the Wall Street Journal. Forbes examines the best markets for real estate investment in 2019. And Keith...

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High Level of New Construction Will Continue to Strain Apartment Demand in 2019
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High Level of New Construction Will Continue to Strain Apartment Demand in 2019

Developers will keep adding pressure on the apartment sector in 2019, with plans to open hundreds of thousands of new luxury units in 2019. New...

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The Shopping Mall’s Savior Is Starting to Eat Itself
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The Shopping Mall’s Savior Is Starting to Eat Itself

(Bloomberg)—Stephen Wall’s restaurant chain Pho is the kind of tenant that mall landlords would love to attract. The Vietnamese menu is right on...

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Real Estate Investment Diversification is Key in a Maturing Cycle
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Real Estate Investment Diversification is Key in a Maturing Cycle

As the economic expansion approaches its 10th year, many investors have begun to transition their real estate strategies to a more balanced...

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Sears Judgment Day Arrives for Lampert's Last-Ditch Rescue Plan
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Sears Judgment Day Arrives for Lampert's Last-Ditch Rescue Plan

(Bloomberg)—Eddie Lampert has filled in the blanks on his own $4.4 billion rescue bid for Sears, but a couple of key numbers were still missing...

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Financing Commercial Properties in 2019: What Investors Need to Know
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Financing Commercial Properties in 2019: What Investors Need to Know

Last year has been a record year for the real estate community. Investment activity and the velocity of transactions reached record highs, and...

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Rents Fall as More Self-Storage Properties Come to the Market
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Rents Fall as More Self-Storage Properties Come to the Market

Most U. S. self-storage properties are fully occupied, but average rents in the sector are still falling. Many landlords have cut their rents to...

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11 Predictions for the Retail Real Estate Sector in 2019
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11 Predictions for the Retail Real Estate Sector in 2019

The past 12 months in the retail sector brought with it a barrage of national retailer bankruptcies and store closures, more malls boasting ...

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MGM Resorts Seeks to Boost Profit $300 Million Through Cost Cuts
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MGM Resorts Seeks to Boost Profit $300 Million Through Cost Cuts

(Bloomberg)—MGM Resorts International announced a new cost-cutting drive that’s intended to boost profit by $300 million annually, most of it over...

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Houston's Industrial Market Ends 2018 on a Hot Note
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Houston's Industrial Market Ends 2018 on a Hot Note

The numbers are in: Houston's industrial market ended 2018 on a red-hot note. After a year defined by deals of all sizes in the e-commerce,...

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Airbnb Wins Preliminary Ruling Blocking NYC Demand for Data
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Airbnb Wins Preliminary Ruling Blocking NYC Demand for Data

(Bloomberg)—A federal judge blocked a New York City law aimed at cracking down on home-sharing companies. U. S. District Judge Paul Engelmayer on...

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Rate Forecasts and Their Impact on Lending and Investor Decisions in 2019
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Rate Forecasts and Their Impact on Lending and Investor Decisions in 2019

National Real Estate Investor is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC This site is operated by a business or businesses owned...

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