Commercial Real Estate News Roundup For October 12, 2015
Most rents rise, growth turns inland, retailers rush for location, and senior housing is just like every other kind of investment: contains risk. It’s all here in the Commercial Real Estate News Roundup for October 11, 2015.
- CRE Prices Are Now Officially Above Pre-Recession Peak, National Real Estate Investor, October 7, 2015 – Moody / RCA all-property index says gains have cancelled 07-08’s losses.
- Property Investors Favor Dallas, Charlotte over Pricey New York, Bloomberg Business, October 6, 2015 – Dallas’s diverse economy has avoided oil doldrums, attracted smart money.
- 12 Real Estate Tech Startups You Need to Pay Attention To, BISNOW, October 2, 2015 – Crowdfunding, video showing and matching apps dominate the list.
- October Hike ‘Ruled Out’ as Economists Say 2015 Hike Unlikely, Market Watch, October 3, 2015 – Inexpensive money at low prime rates should carry the season, say Fed watchers.
- Chinese Companies Eye Australia’s Vast Land Sale, Financial Times, October 7, 2015
- Japanese Real Estate Investors Returning to U.S. Shores, CoStar, October 7, 2015
- Tech Companies Flock to Berlin, The Wall Street Journal, October 6, 2015
- Bridging the Cultural Gap with Chinese Investors, GlobeSt.com, October 6, 2015
- Vanderbilt Family Refinances Madison Avenue Office Tower for $80 Million, October 8, 2015
- Is the Office Market Finally Ready for Recovery?, Commercial Property Executive, October 7, 2015
- Ranking the Best-Funded Tech Startups with NYC Digs, The Real Deal, October 6, 2015
- Landlords Amplify Services to Attract Tenants, GlobeSt.com, October 6, 2015
- This is a First for Atlanta Office Market, GlobeSt.com, October 5, 2015
- Economy Watch: Office Market Recovery Accelerating, Commercial Property Executive, October 5, 2015
- Industrial Deals Flowing Faster, GlobeSt.com, October 8, 2015 – CCIM market trends report: tertiary industrial markets are getting their share of the recovery.
- A New Model for Industrial Users, GlobeSt.com, October 7, 2015 – Utilities and port proximity open the way for a tasty, innovative deal in Asuza, CA
- Industry City Leases Millions of Square Feet in Just Two Years, Commercial Property Executive, October 7, 2015 – Industrial leasing agents in Brooklyn are popping (artisinal) champagne corks.
- Westcore Gets Bullish on Growing Class B Industrial Markets, Commercial Property Executive, October 5, 2015 – A leased-out portfolio in SoCal points to industrial riches in the more modest burghs of the Inland Empire.
- Retail Landlords Keep Pushing Rents Up, National Real Estate Investor Online, October 8, 2015 – What’s on the other side of attractive cap rates? Upside, upside, and more upside.
- Wave Buy Buy: With Rents Exploding, It’s a New Day for the Retail Condo Market, Commercial Observer, October 7, 2015 – Financial bravery and visions of equity are running wild in retail condos.
- New Ground-Up Retail Development Returns, GlobeSt.com, October 7, 2015 – ISCS conference in Chicago exposes a retailer’s rush for location in Chicago.
- Economy Watch: Retail Recovery Still Slow, Commercial Property Executive, October 6, 2015 – Stubborn vacancy rates for malls big and malls modest.
- Everything You Need to Know About the Wild Rise of Organic Grocers, BISNOW, October 5, 2015 – All the lifestyle features consumers want plus the anchor store characteristics investors need.
- Landlords Will Hike Rents by 8% this Year, Market Watch, October 7, 2015 – Concessions are left by the wayside as 13M Americans expected to spend more than half their income on rent in 2025
- A Space for Boomers, GlobeSt.com, October 7, 2015 – Still looming large demographically and seeking apartment communities: Boomers.
- How Hungry Are Multifamily Investors?, GlobeSt.com, October 6, 2015 – Demand is no longer pent up – but improved performance and returns expected for three to five more years
- 6 Takeaways from NIC’s National Conference on Investing in Seniors Housing and Care, National Real Estate Investor, October 6, 2015 – Silver tsunami notwithstanding, it’s still possible to lose big on senior housing.