Commercial Real Estate News Roundup for Nov. 23, 2015

REITs rejected, CBRE crunches numbers, and Utah’s tech boom – it’s all here in the Commercial Real Estate News Roundup for November 23, 2015.  And a Happy Thanksgiving to everybody!


  • CBRE Acquires Retail Analytics Firm – – Nov. 21, 2015 – National corporate firm snaps up a statistical analysis boutique, putting twenty scientists and analysts on the payroll to help retail figure out location and turnover.
  • McREIT Cancelled – WSJ, Nov, 10 2015 – Rumblings of a spinoff of McDonalds property end with an announcement from the fast food giant.
  • Macy’s Opts Out Of REIT Spinoff Too – Commercial Property Executive, Nov, 18, 2015 – Department store giant decides not to securitize its property.



  • Milwaukee Post Office Redev – Nov. 22, 2015 –  A more in-depth look at the Chicago developer’s (huge) plans for Milwaukee’s former central Post Office.
  • Utah’s Tech-Highway Sets Record – Nov. 4, 2015 – Check out a full rundown of the largest office construction boom in Utah’s history.
  • Puget Sound Eyes 725K SF Project – Nov. 2, 2015 – Puget Sound Business Journal – Amid a significant amount of competing projects, a Lake Washington development reaches for the sky.



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