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CPE Poll: The Pace of M&As

CPE has a new poll! We want to know how the pace of M&As is likely to change over the next few quarters.

Transaction Highlights: September 2022

A coast-to-coast roundup of noteworthy office and industrial deals.

Top 5 NYC Industrial Building Sales—July 2022

PropertyShark’s latest update on the city’s top deals for the sector.

Top 5 NYC Office Building Sales—July 2022

PropertyShark compiled the city's top deals of the month for the sector.

CPE Poll: Retail’s Comeback

CPE has a new poll! We want to know to what extent retail is regaining its appeal as an investment/development opportunity.

Deadline Extended: 2022 Top Developers

Don't miss out on the chance to participate in the 2022 Top Developers survey. The deadline has been extended until Thursday, Sept. 29.

Organization Launches $4B Green Initiative for Affordable Housing

The green movement in commercial real estate has caught on like wildfire and even with the recession having left most clutching their pocketbooks, it continues to spread. Now Columbia, Md.-based Enterprise Community Investment Inc. plans to take the trend to new heights with the kicking off its $4 billion Green Communities initiative, which is designed to propel the greening of affordable housing development across the country.

$135M Financing Secured for 1MSF Yonkers Shopping Center

It's almost like the good old days of 2007 when loans over $100 million for commercial real estate practically rained from the sky. Undeniably, those times have not returned, but news that Brooks Shopping Center L.L.C., owner of the 1 million square-foot Cross County Shopping Center in Yonkers, N.Y., has gotten its hands on a $135 million first mortgage to finance the property's redevelopment certainly brings back good memories.

Manhattan Retail Hit Hard in ’09, But Turnaround on Tap

It's been a rough year for retail, even in tony Manhattan. The crumbling of Wall Street in the fourth-quarter of 2008 spurred the downward spiral of the market and the recession just added salt to the wound, according to a third quarter report by Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services.

The Graying of America: Age and Opportunity

The graying of America may arguably be one of the single most dramatic demographic megatrends shaping our landscape. Although the U.S. population growth for individuals age 55 and over during the past nine years hasn’t been impressive—from 21.06 percent to 24.17 percent—growth for individuals age 55-64 increased by 30 percent over the same period. Given that the oldest Boomers turned 63 this year, maybe it’s time investors consider the opportunities this megatrend offers.