Store Closings Put Co-Tenancy Clauses In The Hot Seat

This column on co-tenancy clauses originally appeared on Forbes.com by Mike Harris The surge in store closures from the likes of Best Buy, Macy’s and Toys “R” Us is shining a brighter spotlight on a hidden risk for retail real estate…

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Apartment Outlook 2018: Investors work harder to maintain momentum

The surge in new construction has taken an edge off the booming apartment market, but the sector is proving that it still has gas in the tank to deliver both NOI growth and appreciation. According to Freddie Mac’s 2018 mid-year apartment…

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The death knell is tolling for LIBOR

Are you prepared for the disappearance of LIBOR? The clock is winding down on the last days of LIBOR, forcing commercial real estate professionals to take a closer look at mortgages and loan docs that will be impacted when the…

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Illinois’ financial woes could have big implications for landlords

Owners of real estate with government tenants should take notice The State of Illinois is proving that even some of the most stalwart tenants are not immune from financial problems that can all too quickly blow up and derail a…

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Life Company Lender Survey Shows Positive Findings

Despite signs of a maturing market cycle, life insurance companies appear to be staying the course on commercial real estate lending activity. Insurance company allocations to commercial real estate inched slightly higher in 2016, according to the latest Insurance Company…

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Real Estate Funds Break Records in Q1 2017

Real Estate Funds Break Records in Q1 2017

Private real estate funds keep multiplying with 554 funds in the market at the beginning of Q2 2017 competing for a total capital commitment of $189 billion, according to Preqin’s quarterly real estate update released in April. This represents a…

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Trump’s First 100 Days: Commercial Real Estate Winners and Losers

The November election unleashed a fresh wave of speculation on what exactly a Trump presidency might look like and how a political outsider would shake-up the status quo in Washington. Hitting the 100-day benchmark has made one thing crystal clear…

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Top Retailers and Restaurants in the US

Top Retailers and Restaurants in the US

Included in this chart: Walmart McDonald’s Target Walgreens Dollar Tree Subway CVS Home Depot Taco Bell Burger King Lowe’s Wendy’s Shell Starbucks Kohl’s Chick-fil-A Dollar General KFC Amazon Dunkin’ Donuts Best Buy Sam’s Club 7-Eleven Michaels Stores Panera Bread Source:…

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Who’s feeling the “pain” of retail closures?

Who’s feeling the “pain” of retail closures?

Macy’s, JCPenney and Sports Authority are just a few of the big names in retail that are closing stores, shrinking footprints or going out of business altogether. The mass of store closures is clearly creating a shake-up in the retail…

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