Commercial & Multifamily Real Estate Investment and Development Resources

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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Private Equity Real Estate Funds Chasing Smaller Deals & Portfolios

Private Equity Real Estate Funds Chasing Smaller Deals & Portfolios

Over two-thirds of private equity real estate funds are finding it harder and harder to hunt down attractive real estate acquisitions than 12 months ago, according to a recent report by Preqin, an industry-leader in alternative assets and real estate…

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Commercial Real Estate Price Volatility & Opportunity

LOS ANGELES – Commercial Real Estate prices may fall up to 5% over the next 12 months, according to a report released by PIMCO. Yet certain investment strategies and platforms may find extraordinary opportunities as a result. Price Gains Coming…

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Retail Tenants Drive Property Types for Experience-Based Shoppers

Retail Tenants Drive Property Types for Experience-Based Shoppers

As Millennials grow older and become a larger part of the United States economy,  it will become more important for retail tenants to cater to their increased preference for experiences over “stuff” when compared to prior generations, according to a report…

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