Monthly Archives: January 2011

Up, Up And Away

Brian Jones and Steve Shigekawa grew up on opposite coasts, but they share the same view of the country's commercial real-estate market: It's headed higher. After a traumatic collapse that pushed prices dramatically lower, values have hit bottom and a multiyear recovery is under way, fueled...
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5 Signs Life For Commercial Real Estate

While it is true that credit markets remain uncertain and that high unemployment is still with us, cialis there are many signs that commercial real estate markets are on the mend. Unlike a leading indicator such as residential RE, treat commercial real ...
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Office Market Starting To Recover

US CBDs recorded positive overall absorption of office space for the first time in three years, prescription Cushman & Wakefield said Wednesday. The 2.2 million square feet of net absorption at the end of 2010 marked a 106.5% increase in occupied space from the 33.5...
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U.S. CRE A Great Option For Foreign Investors

Foreign real estate investors would do well to look toward U.S. shores, try according to the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate’s 19th annual survey. AFIRE, which surveys respondents holding more than $627 billion in global real estate, including $265 billion in...
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Deal Volume Returning To ‘Normal’ Levels ?

Encouraged by Continued Improvement in General Economic Indicators, Investors Widening Their Geographic Parameters, Taking on More risk.
If the third and fourth quarters of last year are any indication, then deal volume is returning to the commercial real estate investment sales markets. According to CoStar COMPs, sales...
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Grubb & Ellis 2011 Real Estate Report

Grubb & Ellis Company , a leading real estate services and investment firm, released its 2011 Real Estate Forecast, which foresees the start of a slow recovery in the leasing market for all property types in the coming year. Activity in the investment market, which began its recovery earlier than ...
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U.S. Export Growth To Continue into 2011

Strong export growth experienced across the nation in 2010 was capped by record numbers at many larger ports in November and the momentum is likely to continue in 2011, reports The Journal of Commerce.
Data from research analyst PIERS, a sister company of the JOC, supports the expectation that containerized exports...
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Retail Improving But Doubts Persist

U.S. malls and shopping centers continued their slow, fitful recovery from the recession in the fourth quarter, holding relatively steady in both vacancies and lease rates. The second half of 2010 brought relief to retail landlords by ending the rising vacancies and falling lease rates of recent years. But...
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The Office Market Is Waking Up

After a two-year hiatus, sickness the investment market for office buildings has sprung back to life, sickness with some properties commanding prices reminiscent of the boom years. Bidding for well-occupied, high-quality buildings in major cities like New York and Washington has been so fierce that...
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