Category Archives: Commercial real estate

Cities Blend Housing With Business

Land is growing more scarce and more expensive in many large cities, and more developers are responding by combining commercial and residential spaces.  In New York, for example, “it’s getting harder and harder to do office construction,” Seymour Durst, chief administrative … Continue reading

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Dying Suburban Malls Become Housing Mecca

As enclosed malls across the country look to reinvent themselves, some communities are finding that living in a mall could be a boon for property values.  Those massive, enclosed malls popular in the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s are dying off. … 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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Profits Climb for Office Market Landlords

Office vacancies dipped below 16 percent nationally in the second quarter of 2016. This marks the lowest vacancy rate since the recession began seven years ago, according to new data released by Reis Inc. That bodes well for landlords of … Continue reading

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E-Commerce Creates Bull Market in Warehouses

With Amazon and other e-commerce sites continuing to take market share from brick and mortar retailers, U.S. mutual fund managers are upping their bets on an overlooked part of the online shopping boom: warehouses. Real estate investment trusts (REITs) own … Continue reading

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