Monthly Archives: August 2016

Student Housing Is Booming

Investors are snatching up more student housing properties than ever before. “Last year was the biggest year ever, investment sales-wise,” Fred Pierce, president and CEO of Pierce Educational Properties, told the National Real Estate Investor. This year is on pace … Continue reading

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Retail Market Remains Rife with Contradictions

Lower vacancy rates, little new construction and weak rent growth mark today’s commercial real estate market. The historically low levels of available space are sparking a slow return of new construction, though cautious developers remain picky about location,CoStar reports.  The … Continue reading

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Developers Look to Older Generation

Demographic trends dictate that demand for senior living accommodations is on the rise. Studies show that by 2060 there will be about 98 million Americans age 65 and above. That’s more than double the corresponding population today, according to the … Continue reading

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Some Wonder If Apartment Market Slowing

Rents are climbing and construction of new multifamily units spiked over the past five years. The apartment market has been golden, but some investors are starting to wonder if the sector is showing some signs of slowing.   The apartment … Continue reading

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