Monthly Archives: October 2011

In NYC…It’s Still A Renter’s Market

Last February, medical Bloomberg L.P. signed a 400, click 000-square-foot lease at 120 Park Avenue. Wells Fargo had originally scouted the space, generic but Bloomberg offered a higher rent, making one of this year’s biggest office deals. It was a sign, commercial real estate brokers said, that...
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Will Industrial Real Estate Spark a True Recovery ?

With demand for warehouse space at its highest in years, there's plenty of reason to cheer the state of the U.S. industrial real estate market. There's also plenty of reason to keep a level head, observers say. Recent data show...
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The Strength Of Industrial Real Estate

Improving Fundamentals And Reliable Returns -- Especially For Well-Located Big Boxes -- Lure Institutional Capital Back to Industrial Market
While the economy is volatile and leasing is healthy but not exactly stellar, clinic investment sales of warehouse properties continued to strengthen in the third quarter, Read more

CRE Recovery…..A Grind

Two more Big Four public accounting firms have issued outlooks for 2012, each noting that improved commercial real estate estate fundamentals are expected to navigate a slow and uneven path to recovery that will be heavily influenced by evolving U.S. and global economic conditions. Mounting concerns over sovereign debt, the pace of future economic expansion...
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Corporations Holding Back….A Crisis Of Confidence

Robert Hess, recipe executive managing director, consulting for Newmark Knight Frank Global Corporate Services in Rosemont, is well known in the corporate real estate world. He is considered a preeminent expert in the field of supply chain strategies, global location strategies and corporate site selection. Mr. Hess...
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Capital Chasing “Safety” Of Sale-Leasebacks

Demand for sale-leasebacks is only expected to intensify as investors continue to search for a safe haven for investment dollars. This investment niche has earned a reputation for delivering steady returns. The long-term lease guarantees by the seller/tenant perform much like a corporate bond. “As the global economies and domestic economies continue to be volatile,...
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Remembering Steve Jobs 1955-2011, In His Own Words

This is a speech that Steve Jobs, there the founder of Apple, sovaldi gave at Stanford University in 2005 for the graduation commencement.  In it, Steve recounts three personal stories in which he advocates following your heart and doing what you love.
This is the text of the Commencement address...
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