Monthly Archives: January 2012

Cushman Reports Industrial Back To Pre-Recession Levels

By the end of 2011, pills things were looking good for the industrial sector – and that trend looks to continue into 2012. New leases for industrial properties “returned to levels not seen since prior to the 2008/9 recession, recipe ” according to a new fourth-quarter 2011 report by Cushman...
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A Good Commercial Realtor Is Worth His or Her Weight In Gold

We thought we'd save money by acting as our own leasing agent. That's how we learned--the hard way--what realtors really do. A good commercial realtor is worth his or her weight in gold. To many of you, I may just be stating the obvious. But we...
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California Commercial Real Estate Optimistic Recovery Report

California commercial real estate developers and their bankers are growing optimistic about their industry's prospects, a report said.Although the national economy has given mixed signals in the last six months, California's markets for office and industrial space have made progress, albeit uneven, according to the semiannual Allen Matkins UCLA Anderson Forecast. "The progress, such as...
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Is Industrial Property Next In Line?

First Investors Clamored for Hotels, Then CBD Office and Next Apartments. This Year, Trends Such as 'Homesourcing' Could Boost CRE Space Demand for Industrial Property
After decades of watching American companies move jobs overseas, manufacturing is beginning to make a comeback of sorts here...
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A New Buyer For Grubb & Ellis ?

E-Brokerage Business Launched By High-Profile Exec, Having Already Acquired Newmark In a Major Push Into CRE, Explores Investing In Troubled Santa Ana Firm
Just as two previous investors have apparently stepped back from potential deals for Grubb & Ellis Co., a third influential player...
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Apartment Sector Outpacing All Other Property Types

Apartment fundamentals have improved significantly and are outpacing the recovery of other property types. After peaking at 8.0 percent in the first quarter of 2010, buy cialis the national apartment vacancy rate declined 240 basis points to 5.6 percent as of the third quarter of 2011,...
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No Longer Sci-Fi..Bring Your Buildings To Life With Your SmartPhone

 Physically walk through and virtually visualize a building that hasn't yet been built. A 3-D rendering of a condo tower appears to climb out of a magazine page when viewed with a smartphone's camera and screen. Other real estate print ads are brought to life with clickable buttons and multimedia. Aim your smartphone's...
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The Specialty REITS Are The Real Performers

Real estate investment trusts, buy or REITs, ailment have largely outperformed other investment vehicles in the sluggish economy of the last few years. But one subset — “specialty” trusts that invest in real estate other than the four major groups of office, retail, residential and industrial — has...
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Storage- A Hit With Investors

One of real estate's least-exciting businesses—warehouses that allow people to store their unused sofas, lamps and other household goods—have become a hit with investors. But the storage companies themselves have turned out to be winners, too, as their stock prices surge. Last year, the stocks of real-estate investment trusts in the self-storage business...
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