Monthly Archives: November 2010

Retail Demand Going Up

The retail sector’s availability rate is predicted to drop to 12.7% by the end of 2011, pilule with CBRE Econometric Advisors forecasting that demand will turn positive for the first time since 2007,  However, rents won’t start growing at historical levels, i.e. 3% or more, until 2013. “I still feel...
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NAR 2011 Commercial Real Estate Forecast

High vacancy and falling rents remain a market concern, but a just-released report by the National Association of Realtors shows the commercial sectors will head into 2011 with a forecast for modestly improving fundamentals. NAR research reflects a flattening out has occurred in tandem with a steadily improving economy. The upshot...
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Investors Seek Apartments

At the start of the year, buy David Neithercut, view the chief executive of Equity Residential, a real estate investment trust, set a target of $1 billion to spend on apartment buildings across the country. By the middle of this month, after...
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CRE Execs Please With GOP Gains

Commercial real estate executives like what they see in Washington, DC these days.  Specifically, the Congress of the United States.  The industry generally feels they may now be getting the tax and regulation breaks they have always sought. Newly elected Republicans in the Nov. 2 Mid-Term vote have said they will attempt...
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Falling Retail Rents Spur More Store Openings

Following the decline in retail rents since the recession, a number of retailers are reporting that they plan to step up store openings in the next couple of years to take advantage of the more favorable pricing. According to CoStar Group analysis, retailers have no shortage of ...
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2011-The Twilight Zone For Commercial Real Estate?

Urban Land Institute senior fellow Stephen Blank told a group in Philadelphia this week that next year will develop as the "era of less, the Twilight Zone" for commercial real estate in the United States.  Blank was presenting the results of the institute's latest Emerging Trends study, which surveyed 875 industry...
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Colliers’ “Global Property Clock” For 2011

Investors around the world like their chances of escaping a double-dip recession, see but otherwise expectations for 2011 range all over the map, according to a new Colliers International report. That impression emerges in the “Global Property Clock,” a signature feature of the survey,...
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Grubb & Ellis 2011 Forecast-Slow Clearing

A steady—though often grindingly slow—recovery, decease improved access to capital and vexing valuation challenges await in 2011, viagra sale according to Grubb & Ellis Co.’s industry forecast, which was released today. No double-dip recession is ahead, contended Bob Bach, the firm’s chief economist, during a briefing this...
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Grubb & Ellis Reports Higher Revenue & Changes In Its Non-Traded REIT

Grubb & Ellis Co. (NYSE:GBE) announced key changes in its non-traded REIT business as the company reported higher revenue and narrowed losses during the third quarter. Stronger leasing and sales boosted Grubb & Ellis' third-quarter revenue by 6% from the same period last year and the company shrank its quarterly...
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4th Quarter Comeback For Commercial Real Estate

After stumbling around on a wet playing field for three quarters, trying to establish momentum despite being mired in a soggy economy, the commercial real estate market has finally found its rhythm and is ready to snatch victory from the proverbial jaws of defeat. ...
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