Monthly Archives: November 2011

In Defense Of mREITs

The mortgage REIT industry came to its own defense this week as the deadline arrived for public comments to the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission as it considers changes to how such REITs are regulated. The SEC is contemplating whether mortgage REITs should be allowed to continue to claim exemptions enacted as part of the Investment...
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Warren Buffett 101

Warren Buffett is without question the most successful investor of our time (and possibly of all time).  His savvy deal making abilities coupled with his creative and cheerful personality allowed him to achieve success like no other.
    1. A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought.
    2. Chains of habit...
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Retail Recovery Update

While other property types, buy cialis like multifamily and office, have shown consistent signs of recovery, retail has yet to do so. Why is retail recovery lagging, and are there specific retail subsectors that are bucking the trend and posting gains?

An uneasy standstill

It doesn’t matter which property types are examined: National numbers...
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Wall Street Banker Bets Big On “Renting”

Well, there's at least one big Wall Street Banker that's putting down a big bet on the United State becoming a "Renetership  Society"; Morgan Stanley The company released a report just a few weeks ago saying now is a great time for institutional investors to snap up distressed single-family homes and turn them into long-term rental...
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The Cushman & Wakefield Industrial Report

Defying the shaky economy, tadalafil fundamentals in the industrial sector continue to inch upward, order according to an analysis published by Cushman & Wakefield Inc. Industrial properties have now recorded four consecutive quarters of positive absorption, order the report found. The third quarter...
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CRE Firms Score Big In The Third Quarter

Led once again by especially strong results reported by CBRE Group, the world's largest commercial real estate services company, major publicly traded commercial real estate service providers continued to benefit from the rebound in global investment sales and leasing in the third quarter, despite the...
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A Question Of Global Confidence

“Not in 20 years has there been such a critical time. Reports of bank suspensions and the failure of old and established financial and commercial enterprises have been crowding the newspapers. The worst aspects of these failures is the seeming needlessness of so many of them. If people would only think that nothing is wrong,...
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Cushman & Wakefield Reports On A Rebounding Industrial Market

Defying the shaky economy, here fundamentals in the industrial sector continue to inch upward, help according to an analysis published by Cushman & Wakefield Inc. Industrial properties have now recorded four consecutive quarters of positive absorption, the report found. The third quarter accounted for nearly half — 30 million square...
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