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Investors need to watch out for a changing regulatory landscape and more popu­list policies, which will affect commerci...
07/08/2019
A New Approach for the Post-Crisis Era

Investors need to watch out for a changing regulatory landscape and more popu­list policies, which will affect commercial real estate as a whole.

Investors need to watch out for a changing regulatory landscape and more popu­list policies, which will affect CRE as a whole, according to Ken Riggs of Situs RERC.

Much of the results were par for the course on what Binary Fountain has learned through its surveys, but some of the fin...
07/08/2019
Online Reviews Still Play Major Role for Renters

Much of the results were par for the course on what Binary Fountain has learned through its surveys, but some of the findings were surprising.

#CPEResearchCenter

The vast majority of American renters look at a property’s online ratings even after a recommendation, according to a survey by reputation management company Binary Fountain.

The building is fully leased.
07/05/2019
Premier NJ Office Building Sells for $36M

The building is fully leased.

Hartz Mountain Industries disposed of the 118,000-square-foot property. The American subsidiary of a Japanese pharmaceutical company occupies the three-story asset.

SOM occupies three floors in the Railway Exchange Building.
07/05/2019
Savills Facilitates Lease Renewal for Chicago Architecture Firm

SOM occupies three floors in the Railway Exchange Building.

Robert Sevim, Eric Feinberg and Joe Learner worked on behalf of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, while JLL represented the landlord. SOM occupies three floors in the Railway Exchange Building.

Since joining Inland Private Capital Corp., Nati Kiferbaum has overseen more than 3.2 billion of capital raised from acc...
07/05/2019
CPE’s Stars to Watch 2019: Hands-On Experience

Since joining Inland Private Capital Corp., Nati Kiferbaum has overseen more than 3.2 billion of capital raised from accredited investors through real estate private placements.

#CPEStarsToWatch

As Inland Private Capital Corp.’s youngest senior vice president, Nati Kiferbaum, oversaw a record-breaking capital raise for the company in 2018: $750 million in equity.

This transaction marks EverWest’s first acquisition in the metro.
07/05/2019
EverWest Enters Seattle Office Market

This transaction marks EverWest’s first acquisition in the metro.

The company purchased six floors of the eight-story Olympic Block. The roughly 73,000-square-foot mixed-use property was 10 percent vacant at the time of sale.

In an all-cash deal, CareTrust REIT has acquired the newly constructed Cascadia of Nampa.
07/05/2019
CareTrust Buys Idaho Skilled Nursing Facility

In an all-cash deal, CareTrust REIT has acquired the newly constructed Cascadia of Nampa.

Cascadia of Nampa is the newest property part of tenant Cascadia Healthcare’s portfolio in the state, which totals 12 facilities.

Seattle’s office market remains the strongest in the region, as 3.4 million square feet traded here for almost $2.0 bi...
07/05/2019
Top 5 Pacific Northwest Office Transactions

Seattle’s office market remains the strongest in the region, as 3.4 million square feet traded here for almost $2.0 billion since the beginning of the year, according to Yardi Matrix.

#CPETopOfTheList

More than 6 million square feet of office space changed hands in the region this year for a sales volume that surpassed $2.5 billion.

A closer look suggests that today’s investment back drop has a lot of the same ingredients as past cycles that demonst...
07/05/2019
Why This Rate Cycle Is Right for REITs

A closer look suggests that today’s investment back drop has a lot of the same ingredients as past cycles that demonstrated solid REIT performance.

During the global financial crisis, REITs did not achieve their objective as a defensive ballast for portfolios; however, conditions are very different today, notes CenterSquare's Scott Crowe.

Christian Ulbrich touched on potential directions for growth, as well as the challenges of navigating a late-cycle envir...
07/05/2019
Q&A: JLL’s Ulbrich on HFF Buy and Beyond

Christian Ulbrich touched on potential directions for growth, as well as the challenges of navigating a late-cycle environment.

Christian Ulbrich sets the stage for JLL after its acquisition of HFF and shares his expectations for the capital markets in the context of a possible economic slowdown.

More than $100 million are planned to go into renovations.
07/05/2019
Starwood Capital JV Buys 650 KSF Office Campus

More than $100 million are planned to go into renovations.

The company has teamed up with Trinity Capital Advisors and Vanderbilt Partners to acquire and renovate Park Point at Research Triangle Park in Raleigh, N.C.

The more options you have in your back pocket for financing, the better chance your deal gets done.
07/04/2019
Why Brokers Need 3 Options for CRE Financing

The more options you have in your back pocket for financing, the better chance your deal gets done.

Savvy intermediaries are able to offer clients relationships and quotes from these critical funding sources, according to the COO of Harvest Business Finance and Harvest Commercial Capital.

Phillips Edison & Company's Sarah Harmeling is responsible for more than 80 retail properties, which keeps her engaged a...
07/04/2019
CPE’s Stars to Watch 2019: Never Bored With Real Estate

Phillips Edison & Company's Sarah Harmeling is responsible for more than 80 retail properties, which keeps her engaged and interested in her job.

Find out what makes her one of CRE's top young talents below.

#CPEStarsToWatch

In 2018, Sarah Harmeling was part of Phillips Edison’s successful internal acquisition of Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II, a 100 percent stock-for-stock transaction, which created a $6.3 billion REIT focused exclusively on grocery-anchored shopping centers.

07/04/2019

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The impacts of climate change on communities alter businesses and real estate investors alike.
07/03/2019
How Climate Change Is Vitiating Real Estate Values

The impacts of climate change on communities alter businesses and real estate investors alike.

Extreme weather events of recent years have caused economic damage surpassing the $200 billion mark. With ROIs hit and taxes on the rise, what options are there to secure investments?

The TREO Group Principals Otto Boudet-Murias and Eduardo Garcia revealed what’s next for Dinner Key and provided detai...
07/03/2019
Miami’s Regatta Harbour: Old Meets New

The TREO Group Principals Otto Boudet-Murias and Eduardo Garcia revealed what’s next for Dinner Key and provided details about the facelift Coconut Grove is currently undergoing.

#CPETalks
#CPEBehindTheProject

Otto Boudet-Murias and Eduardo Garcia, principals at The TREO Group, discuss how waterfront developments continue to enhance Coconut Grove’s charm.

In addition to her work at Walker & Dunlop, Nicole Brickhouse is also involved in charity work through several organizat...
07/03/2019
CPE’s Stars to Watch 2019: Showing Clients the Big Picture

In addition to her work at Walker & Dunlop, Nicole Brickhouse is also involved in charity work through several organizations focusing on training young professionals as well as providing homes for families in crisis.

#CPEStarsToWatch

During her first eight years in the business, Nicole Brickhouse has contributed to $1.5 billion in transactions across multiple property types, including multifamily, office, retail and senior housing.

JLL announced yesterday that it had officially closed on its purchase of HFF.
07/02/2019
JLL Closes on $1.8B Acquisition of HFF

JLL announced yesterday that it had officially closed on its purchase of HFF.

The cash-and-stock deal between the two firms was first announced back in March. HFF’s shareholders approved the deal yesterday.

Next on our #CPEStarsToWatch series, we have Avison Young's Cody Learner, who describes himself as a blue-collar real es...
07/02/2019
CPE’s Stars to Watch 2019: Found His Niche in Industrial

Next on our #CPEStarsToWatch series, we have Avison Young's Cody Learner, who describes himself as a blue-collar real estate professional, who loves field work and who recognizes de importance of always following up with potential clients.

Cody Learner attributes his early-in-life success to being guided into industrial brokerage by Avison Young’s Stan Nowak.

EQ Office has increased its presence in Seattle to 3.1 million rentable square feet of Class A office space.
07/02/2019
EQ Office Grows Seattle Footprint in $1.2B Deal

EQ Office has increased its presence in Seattle to 3.1 million rentable square feet of Class A office space.

The company acquired two 1980s-vintage, Class A office towers and is set to reposition them. The move more than doubles the firm’s square footage in city.

In our latest #CPETalks series, Sealy & Co. Chairman Scott Sealy Sr. discussed his investment strategy and the state of ...
07/02/2019
Industrial Investment: What Makes a Successful Value-Add Strategy

In our latest #CPETalks series, Sealy & Co. Chairman Scott Sealy Sr. discussed his investment strategy and the state of the market.

Scott Sealy Sr., chairman of Sealy & Co., shares insights into how location can close the gap between yesterday’s and today’s industrial assets.

San Diego’s office market continued to perform well to start the year, but construction lags and a downshift in delive...
07/02/2019
San Diego Office Report – Spring 2019

San Diego’s office market continued to perform well to start the year, but construction lags and a downshift in deliveries might tighten up the market even further.

Read more in the #YardiMatrix report below.

The city’s new supply remains limited, with 832,000 square feet delivered in 2018 and roughly 600,000 square feet expected to come online this year.

Eric Stanley, Bright Realty president & COO, revealed the story behind the 324-acre The Realm Castle Hills and the way i...
07/01/2019
The Transformation of the DFW Suburbs

Eric Stanley, Bright Realty president & COO, revealed the story behind the 324-acre The Realm Castle Hills and the way it falls into the live-work-play setting.

#CPETalks
#CPEBehindTheProject

Bright Realty’s Eric Stanley discusses how the company’s upcoming The Realm at Castle Hills, a 324-acre mixed-use development, will introduce an urban feel in Dallas-Fort Worth suburban settings.

Ari Adlerstein and Ari Dobkin—”the two Aris,” as they are often called—serve as co-heads of Meridian Capital Gro...
07/01/2019
CPE’s Stars to Watch 2019: Tale of Two Aris

Ari Adlerstein and Ari Dobkin—”the two Aris,” as they are often called—serve as co-heads of Meridian Capital Group's healthcare and senior housing finance platform, chalked up a remarkable string of transactions last year.

#CPEStarsToWatch reveals everything below.

Ari Adlerstein, 35 and Ari Dobkin, 35 Managing Dir...

Hines latest announcement in a string of #coworking ventures is Hines Squared.
07/01/2019
Hines Throws Hat Into Coworking Ring

Hines latest announcement in a string of #coworking ventures is Hines Squared.

The firm is the latest big name to enter the field and will introduce its platform at office properties in two markets.

Urban Commons acquired the property in 2014 and immediately made plans for the transformation.
07/01/2019
Urban Commons Unveils World’s Largest Holiday Inn Resort

Urban Commons acquired the property in 2014 and immediately made plans for the transformation.

The company invested $27.5 million to renovate a former Nickelodeon Suites property, which spans 24 acres and offers 777 suites in Orlando.

Kate Ivanova touched on the new trends in hotel development, the challenges and opportunities of the sector, as well as ...
06/29/2019
Hotel Development: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

Kate Ivanova touched on the new trends in hotel development, the challenges and opportunities of the sector, as well as the perception shift regarding women holding leadership positions in the construction business.

McHugh Construction Vice President Kate Ivanova shares her views on the changes that the hospitality sector in Chicago is going through, as well as her role as a woman in the construction environment.

While tokenization is still in its nascent stages, digital token investors will likely become a permanent fixture in the...
06/28/2019
CRE Equity Tokenization: A Path for Enhanced Liquidity

While tokenization is still in its nascent stages, digital token investors will likely become a permanent fixture in the capitalization structures for commercial real estate projects.

Moving real estate assets into a blockchain increases the efficiency and transparency of trading, according to Shearman & Sterling attorneys Kris Ferranti and Cristiana Modesti.

Office REITs need not fear displacement by coworking, but they would be smart to consider evolving their businesses to i...
06/28/2019
Coworking’s Lessons for Office REITs

Office REITs need not fear displacement by coworking, but they would be smart to consider evolving their businesses to incorporate some aspects of the coworking model.

Traditional landlords, take heed: The ‘secret sauce’ for the newcomers offering agile and collaborative workspaces is convenience, not cost, says BDO's Stuart Eisenberg.

The property is shadow-anchored by Riverbend Marketplace Phase I, Walmart’s first Supercenter in Fort Lauderdale.
06/28/2019
Fort Lauderdale Shopping Center Sells for $39M

The property is shadow-anchored by Riverbend Marketplace Phase I, Walmart’s first Supercenter in Fort Lauderdale.

Marcus & Millichap represented both parties involved in the deal. Walmart’s first supercenter in the city shadow anchors the Class A, 103,452-square-foot regional mall.

Meet one of CRE's top young talents, The Engel Burman Group's David Burman. He took an unusual tour along the way before...
06/28/2019
CPE’s Stars to Watch 2019: Assisted Living Leader

Meet one of CRE's top young talents, The Engel Burman Group's David Burman. He took an unusual tour along the way before realizing real estate was his true calling.

#CPEStarsToWatch

David Burman was probably destined for a real estate career. “From day one, since I was a kid, I always wanted to do this,” he said.

Heald joins CBRE from JLL, where he most recently served as managing director.
06/28/2019
CBRE Adds New SVP in Tampa

Heald joins CBRE from JLL, where he most recently served as managing director.

John Heald joined the firm from JLL, where he most recently served as managing director. In the new role, he will focus on leasing activities for office clients.

Kate Ivanova shares her views on the changes that the hospitality sector in Chicago is going through, as well as her rol...
06/27/2019
Hotel Development: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

Kate Ivanova shares her views on the changes that the hospitality sector in Chicago is going through, as well as her role as a woman in the construction environment.

McHugh Construction Vice President Kate Ivanova shares her views on the changes that the hospitality sector in Chicago is going through, as well as her role as a woman in the construction environment.

As foreign investors search for yield, investments into the this sector are primed to rise, says JLL Capital Markets' Br...
06/27/2019
Are US Net Leases the Next Big Deal for Global Capital?

As foreign investors search for yield, investments into the this sector are primed to rise, says JLL Capital Markets' Brian Shanfeld.

As foreign investors search for yield, investments into the this sector are primed to rise, says JLL Capital Markets' Brian Shanfeld.

Seattle's office market remains the strongest in the region, as 3.4 million square feet traded here for almost $2.0 bill...
06/27/2019
Top 5 Pacific Northwest Office Transactions

Seattle's office market remains the strongest in the region, as 3.4 million square feet traded here for almost $2.0 billion since the beginning of the year, according to #Yardi Matrix.

#CPETopOfTheList

More than 6 million square feet of office space changed hands in the region this year for a sales volume that surpassed $2.5 billion.

Paramount Group Inc. will soon add another premier San Francisco asset to its portfolio.
06/27/2019
Paramount to Buy San Francisco Office Tower for $408M

Paramount Group Inc. will soon add another premier San Francisco asset to its portfolio.

The REIT will secure a joint venture partner for the purchase of 55 Second St., a 387,000-square-foot trophy property in the city’s South Financial District.

⭐ In today’s ultra-competitive market, it takes special qualities to stand out. CPE’s newest set of Stars to Watch...
06/27/2019
CPE Presents the 2019 Stars to Watch

⭐ In today’s ultra-competitive market, it takes special qualities to stand out.

CPE’s newest set of Stars to Watch surpass expectations, differentiating themselves and carving niches in areas ranging from senior housing to net lease to investment through crowdfunding in markets stretching from Los Angeles to Chicago to Birmingham, Ala.

#CPEStarsToWatch

CPE’s newest set of Stars to Watch surpass expectations, differentiating themselves and carving niches in areas ranging from senior housing to net lease to investment through crowdfunding in markets stretching from Los Angeles to Chicago to Birmingham, Ala.

As we head towards the end of the second quarter, sentiments are more positive than at this time last year, and we are s...
06/26/2019
Opportunity Zone Interest Heats Up in New Jersey

As we head towards the end of the second quarter, sentiments are more positive than at this time last year, and we are seeing far more activity both in terms of numbers of listings and offers.

Lower cost of capital and greater certainty on tax treatment have stirred palpable demand for multifamily investments in the state, finds Cushman & Wakefield's Brian Whitmer.

The recently appointed executive has been with St. John Properties, Inc. since 2001.
06/26/2019
St. John Properties Adds New VP of Leasing

The recently appointed executive has been with St. John Properties, Inc. since 2001.

Matt Lenihan has joined the company in 2001 and previously served as its assistant vice president of leasing, leasing agent and construction manager.

Millennials seem to be the main focus of office owners and managers today, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t leader...
06/26/2019
The Rise of the Multi-Generational Workforce

Millennials seem to be the main focus of office owners and managers today, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t leaders in the workforce from other generations.

Read more below.

RSP Architect's Erik Lucken discussed the changing dynamics of the workplace when it comes to the different generations, at this year's BOMA International Conference & Expo.

Governor Janet Mills has signed legislation directing the Public Utilities Commission to approve the power purchase agre...
06/26/2019
Maine Governor Signs Offshore Wind Bill

Governor Janet Mills has signed legislation directing the Public Utilities Commission to approve the power purchase agreement for the output from New England Maine Aqua Ventus, a pilot offshore wind project.

The bill requires Maine’s PUC to approve the PPA for Maine Aqua Ventus project at the University of Maine, a first-of-its-kind project in the U.S.

With equity tokenization, investors could potentially unlock liquidity in this otherwise illiquid alternative asset clas...
06/26/2019
CRE Equity Tokenization: A Path for Enhanced Liquidity

With equity tokenization, investors could potentially unlock liquidity in this otherwise illiquid alternative asset class.

Moving real estate assets into a blockchain increases the efficiency and transparency of trading, according to Shearman & Sterling attorneys Kris Ferranti and Cristiana Modesti.

Graduate Hotels' 275-key hotel features 30,000 square feet of event space for up to 1,800 people fully equipped with bus...
06/26/2019
Graduate Hotels Expands in OR

Graduate Hotels' 275-key hotel features 30,000 square feet of event space for up to 1,800 people fully equipped with business gatherings, as well as smaller rooms.

Following the June 2018 acquisition, the company has implemented major renovations in order to convert the building into a Graduate Hotels-branded property.

While coworking does address many tenant demands and offers a competitive alternative to a traditional long-term commitm...
06/26/2019
Coworking’s Lessons for Office REITs

While coworking does address many tenant demands and offers a competitive alternative to a traditional long-term commitment, office REITs shouldn’t panic.

Traditional landlords, take heed: The ‘secret sauce’ for the newcomers offering agile and collaborative workspaces is convenience, not cost, says BDO's Stuart Eisenberg.

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