dealmaking

What to Expect at ICSC’s New York Deal Making Show

At next week’s International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) New York Deal Making Conference, which will feature more exhibition space than ever, the focus likely will continue to be on the evolution…
Technology

Office Tenants Today Value and Expect Quality Connectivity

A survey of 150 U.S. office leasing decision makers conducted by Radius Global Market Research for WiredScore found that a building’s Internet connectivity is second only to location in importance to…
hudson yards

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 30, 2017)

The New York Times reports that Microsoft is expanding its campus. The fate of a historic tax credit remains uncertain in the GOP’s current tax proposal, according to CNBC. These are among today’s top must reads…
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Buoyed by Millennials and Omnichannel, Holiday Sales Off to Strong Sta

Without any worrisome developments like a financial sector meltdown or a presidential election upset, and encouraged by a strong economy, American consumers turned out in strong numbers to brick and mortar…
multifamily

A Look at One Family Office’s Bet on the Multifamily Sector

Puerto Rico-based family office Grupo Ferré Rangel is spreading its wings in multifamily real estate. Grupo Ferré Rangel recently formed a wholly-owned subsidiary, Kingbird Properties, to invest in multifamily…
target

With Beer and Beard Wax as Bait, Target Lures Guys to Its Stores

By Matthew Boyle and Alexandra Stratton (Bloomberg)—You couldn’t pay some guys to wear clothes from Target Corp. Andrew Aragon, a 26-year-old business-development associate in Washington, recently stumbled…
finance

Fed Says Price Pressures Rising With Economic Growth Steady

By Christopher Condon (Bloomberg)—The U.S. economy grew at a modest to moderate pace through mid-November as price pressures strengthened and the labor market tightened, a Federal Reserve survey showed. The…
amazon prime

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 29, 2017)

Fed chair nominee Jerome Powell promised little policy change at his Senate confirmation hearing, CNBC reports. MarketWatch ranks the country’s top real estate markets. These are among today’s top stories from around…
black friday

Retailers’ Five-Day Holiday Scramble Divides Haves and Have-Nots

By Matthew Boyle and Lindsey Rupp (Bloomberg)—Black Friday weekend no longer brings a stampede of crazed shoppers to America’s malls. But it still serves as a barometer of retail health as the industry…
earthquake

Valuing Assets Post Natural Disaster

For investment funds such as hedge funds and private equity firms, the raft of natural disasters we’ve seen over the past few months—hurricanes in the Caribbean basin and along the Gulf of Mexico, the…