Commercial Real Estate News Roundup For December 18, 2014
Suburban office campuses are opening downtown spinoffs in a chase for youth, 20 simple rules for success in commercial real estate, and the Wichita Lineman is still on the line – it’s all here in the Commercial Real Estate News Roundup for December 19, 2014.
- Pace of commercial real estate deals continued in November, Buffalo News, Dec. 9, 2014 – Led off by big deals for a golf course and shopping center, Buffalo’s commercial property market showed no signs of letup last month.
- 20 Simple Rules for Success in Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Observer, Dec. 10, 2014 – Robert Knakal shares 20 rules for commercial RE success. I’ll give him extra points for not making three of them “location”.
- Property Women closing gap in commercial real estate market, Danbury News-Times, Dec. 10, 2014 – Traditional male domination of CRE is slowly but surely moving into the rearview mirror.
- Covington relocation shows how law firms’ push for efficiency affects D.C. real estate, Washington Post, Dec. 11, 2014 – With space requirements shrinking due to digital devastation of the traditional law library of bound books, how can real estate planning for legal adapt?
- U.S. Office Markets Top List for Global Investment Targets, National Real Estate Investor, Dec. 10, 2014 – International capital flows seek their own level – and that level is increasingly US office markets.
- Huge Silicon Valley property deal: $3.5 billion to buy more than 25 office buildings, San Jose Mercury News, Dec. 9, 2014 – Hudson Pacific Properties ponies up three and a half big ones for a portfolio of 26 office buildings.
- Why suburban companies like McDonald’s follow the siren call of downtown, Crain’s Chicago Business, Dec. 13, 2014 – The trends are clear: if you want to hire younger executives, don’t make them commute to sprawling suburban headquarters.
- Industrial leasing, sales filling more big spaces, Bradenton Herald, Dec. 13, 2014 – Coldwell’s 3Q stats for Manatee and Sarasota counties tell a tale of Florida industrial growth.
- For Data Center Leasing, Demand Doesn’t Always Come First, National Real Estate Investor, Dec. 10, 2014 – Why internet expansion and data center provisioning in a speed-starved United States can profitably lead, rather than follow, demand.
- Lange proposing 53-acre industrial park, south Wichita rehab, Wichita Business Journal, Dec. 13, 2014 – Not having heard before from Wichita in our news roundups is an excellent excuse for a quick listen of the Glen Campbell classic song. Also, rehab remains viable in industrial.
- Commercial Mortgages: Using stores as warehouses, retailers can compete with Amazon, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Dec. 14, 2014 – Retail and warehousing can come closer together to chase dollars.
- Q&A: Houston area’s retail scene is evolving, Houston Chronicle, Dec. 13, 2014 – With a local zoning regime akin to the Wild West, Houston’s retail sector has plenty of latitude to make fundamental changes.
- Moving away from nursing homes, New York Times, Dec. 15, 2014 – Rethinking the greying of the US has significant implications in elder care planning, development and operations.
- Multifamily Developers Push the Limits on New Construction, National Real Estate Investor, Dec. 9, 2014 – An eye-popping 405,000 new apartments are in the construction pipe – can the surge last?
- Millennials in NJ turn to multifamily homes, Ashbury Park Press, Dec. 10, 2014 – Millennials say no to McMansions in Jersey.