Monthly Archives: July 2010

Jones Lang LaSalle Profit Jumps In Q2


Jones Lang LaSalle, pharmacy a commercial real estate services firm  posted a $32 million profit in the second quarter, compared to a $14 million loss a year ago. The firm reported increased revenues across all sectors and geographic regions, as leasing and investment sales activity picked up. In the...
Read more

CB Richard Ellis Gains Momentum As Revenues Rise

CB Richard Ellis Group Inc., the world's largest commercial real estate brokerage, reported a return to the black in the second quarter as revenue rose in nearly all its business lines around the world. Although much of the local commercial property...
Read more

The Current State Of Commercial Real Estate-Tom Barrack

Colony Capital CEO Tom Barrack  one of the all time greats in Real Estate Investing has spoken about  "the state of commercial real estate"...and his comments are below:
In summary, cialis solid risk-adjusted returns will be made by true real estate professionals with the tools and the teams to plow and...
Read more

Grubb & Ellis: More Profit, Less Drama

Tom D’Arcy has some simple goals for Santa Ana’s Grubb & Ellis Co. this year: turn a profit, groom it for growth and eliminate any soap opera-type storylines. “There was a lot of drama associated with the company,” said D’Arcy, a Massachusetts native who...
Read more

The Sky Is Not Falling

The first rendition of the Chicken Little story was an animated short released during World War II.  In this variation of the parable Foxy Loxy takes the advice of a book on psychology by striking the least intelligent first and convinces dim-witted Chicken Little that the sky...
Read more

Guardian Life Makes a Big ($200 Million) Real Estate Bet

Sam Zell, who made himself a billionaire by betting on real estate when it was down and out, sees similar opportunities now. “Commercial real estate in the U.S. is measurably better than conventional wisdom says,” he told CNBC. Zell notes that private equity king Wilbur Ross said months ago that commercial real estate would be the next...
Read more

Keep The Rejection Letters & Never Give Up!

Below is a profile of the Chief Executive Of One The Most Successful Real Estate Companies....AMB Property :   Hamid Moghadam, Chief Executive
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
He was born in Iran and attended a boarding school in Switzerland when he was 13. At 16, he enrolled in M.I.T. and graduated with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering....
Read more

The Fight For Market Share Continues….

Continuing our discussion from yesterday...
Real estate brokerage firms are trying different strategies to compete for market share in the post-boom world. Some are weighing options for infusions of capital, check while others are aggressively hiring or ...
Read more

Talent War Hits Brokerage Firms

Faced with lower volume in leasing and sales transactions, sovaldi major brokerage firms have struggled to maintain their coveted standing among the largest in the nation. But as transactions ...
Read more