Commercial Real Estate Insights

Reviews and commentary on research reports, as well as information related to owning, operating, and investing in Commercial Real Estate.

  • Lurking in the Lease: Unexamined Risks Could Worsen the “Retail Apocalypse”


    Originally Appeared on ABL Advisor by Mike Harris and Max Garbus Concern about the fate of American retail is growing—and with good reason. Laden with debt, challenged by Amazon and racing to adapt to the changing consumer, a number of U.S. chains face uncertain futures. During the first quarter alone, Moody’s tracked a record nine […]

  • How AI Is Being Used To Read Leases, Other Real Estate Documents


    Originally Appeared on by Erika Morphy “A lot of people tend to give heavily-weighted promises about AI and where it is going.” CHICAGO–A typical client for Nicholas Bartzen, an associate with Levenfeld Pearlstein’s Community Association Group, would be a condominium representative whose building has anywhere from four to 500 units and whose board has […]

  • As Bon-Ton’s Fortunes Shift, Investors Brace for Liquidation


    Originally Appeared on by Donna Mitchell It seems that time is running short, putting more urgency on the decisions that landlords make concerning properties with Bon-Ton anchors. About one week ago Bon-Ton Stores appeared to have escaped the spiral of bankruptcy and liquidation that haunts so many retailers these days, after it got an […]