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Big Money Returns to Suburban Office Markets – A Guest Post from Llenrock Group

02.25.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

This post from Eric Hawthorn is part of our Llenrock Group guest post series and originally appeared on the Llenrock Group blog. Gateway markets and CBDs tend to get all the attention when it comes to the development or sales of office properties, but these high-profile markets and submarkets are not the only places one can find opportunities for office projects and transactions. Granted, highly constrained markets like Manhattan and San Francisco are seeing the …

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REITs brace for a bust, and Philadelphia is taking on water

02.20.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

Here are the news stories you might have missed this week: The Wall Street Journal: After boom, bust could be upon apartment REITs What a difference a year makes.  While 2014 was a banner year for real estate investment trusts (REITs), it looks like a bust might be on the horizon.  REITs specializing in apartment buildings saw returns drop precariously in February, with some analysts fearing that the market is overvalued.  Oversupply and more construction …

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A forgotten NYC port hopes to get a makeover, and hotels will stay hot in 2015

02.16.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

Here are the news stories you might have missed last week: Commercial Observer: South Street Seaport approaches its moment of truth New York City’s not often praised for its pristine coastline, but new development efforts are finally taking advantage of the city’s underutilized waterways.  South Street Seaport, a forgotten port in lower Manhattan, is hoping to gain new life through a massive redevelopment project.  The plan would bring hundreds of millions of dollars of public infrastructure upgrades to …

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A Texas-sized redevelopment opportunity, and why investors are choosing student housing

02.6.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

Here are the news stories you might have missed this week: Dallas Business Journal: Former Texas Stadium site gets makeover as city hopes to land big tenant The Dallas Cowboys played their last game at Texas Stadium in 2008, and a new development idea for the site might be a touchdown for the city of Irving.  A redevelopment plan for the 78-acre site was recently unveiled, and the arena could be transformed into a retail …

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New commercial development stays hot in California, and why Miami soccer fields are stories high

02.2.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

Here are the news stories you might have missed last week: Los Angeles Times: California developers expect to build more commercial space through 2017 There’s a gold rush in the California commercial real estate market, and current forecasts show local professionals are optimistic about growth in multiple sectors.  Real estate professionals are bullish on the market thanks to job growth and an increase in port trading.  Plus, new commercial space — especially multifamily — is expected …

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Oil’s fall isn’t the end of Texas real estate, and why you should be counting cranes

01.23.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

Here are the news stories you might have missed this week: The Dallas Morning News: Oil price plunge could change attitudes about real estate lending and investing in North Texas While the oil price plunge is keeping consumers happy, the drop is causing concern among much of the Texas real estate community.  And while the dip might give lenders and investors room for alarm, industry leaders have one piece of advice to share: Texas is …

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Expert sources: Integra Realty Resources’ fourth quarter news

01.19.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

What a year 2014 was.  Whether you were reading industry trade magazines, scrolling through Twitter, or perusing the top national newspapers, commercial real estate was no stranger to the headlines.  As the media continued to ramp up their CRE coverage over the past quarter, many turned to IRR’s leading experts across our 66 offices nationwide to gather insight on burgeoning trends, breaking news, and projections for the coming year.  Here are just a few of …

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One developer has a bold dream for Atlantic City, and Boston real estate goes for the gold

01.16.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

Here are the news stories you might have missed this week: Bisnow: What the Olympics mean for Boston real estate Boston’s angling to host the 2024 Olympic Games, and if selected, business leaders believe that it could be a boom for the area’s real estate market.  New development for Olympic housing, sports facilities, and infrastructure upgrades could complement Boston’s existing facilities, and bring investment money into the city. Though many sectors of Boston’s real estate …

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Viewpoint: A look at the year ahead in U.S. commercial real estate

01.13.15
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John Albrecht
John Albrecht

Understanding economic and market shifts and their impact on the commercial real estate industry is no easy task.  Increase that to a national scale, and the challenges only multiply.  That’s why 15 years ago Integra Realty Resources developed Viewpoint, the industry’s annual compendium of real estate valuation, investment, and leasing trends and forecasts: to provide data, analysis, and forecasts on local and national market conditions for seven industry sectors throughout the United States, including capital …

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Drones soar their way into commercial real estate, and millennials flock to the Mile High City

01.9.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

Here are the news stories you might have missed this week: International Business Times: FAA awards commercial use drone exemptions for companies in real estate and agriculture Drones have made it legally to commercial real estate.  The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently issued a commercial drone use permit to an Arizona-based real estate firm.  The device will allow the company to gain aerial views of its properties, and use those images for sales collateral and …

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