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IRR-San Diego’s Jeff Greenwald named finalist in SDBJ Most Admired CEO Awards

05.19.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

At Integra Realty Resources we value leadership. Our appraisers are not only outstanding professionals in the industry but mentors and role models in the 65 communities where we operate. Today, we are pleased to recognize IRR San Diego’s Senior Managing Director and Principal Jeff Greenwald, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, ASA, FRICS, for recently being named a finalist in the San Diego Business Journal’s 8th Annual Most Admired CEO Awards. The SDBJ Most Admired CEO awards recognize …

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Harrison’s gunning for Hoboken, and the attack of the giant warehouses

05.15.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

Here are the news stories you might have missed this week: The Wall Street Journal: Raising the roof making all the difference in warehouses In the age of e-commerce, the bigger — and higher — the warehouse, the better.  To attract big e-commerce firms and the online branch of traditional retailers, developers are building large warehouses with taller ceilings — 40 feet or more.  While most warehouses have ceiling clearances between 28 and 36 feet, …

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Investors are moving on from Manhattan, and the plan to import tech to Miami

05.8.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

Here are the news stories you might have missed this week: Bloomberg: The real NYC housing boom isn’t in Manhattan To find the best investment opportunities in New York City, you have to take the B train to Brooklyn.  Luxury apartment and condominium developers are throwing money into Brooklyn and Queens since these two boroughs offer more land, fewer expenses, and growing multifamily demand.  Thousands of new units are in the pipeline, and domestic and …

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Why millennials (and investors) love micro-units, and the digital threat to the hotel industry

05.1.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

Here are the news stories you might have missed this week: The New York Times: Technology overtakes tobacco in Winston-Salem, N.C. Winston-Salem has gone cold turkey, and is now investing in a healthier lifestyle.  Millions of dollars have been poured into the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, a 145-acre development on the site of a former cigarette manufacturing plant, which brings together research institutions and hospitals, as well as private technology businesses and residential units.  The …

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What’s In Store for Self-Storage – A Guest Post from Llenrock Group

04.28.15
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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. I was recently trolling Inside Self Storage‘s message boards, because that’s how I roll, and I came upon a conversation among several operators comparing notes on the effect of student populations on university-area self-storage facilities. Particularly of interest was the question of how much of an occupancy growth/decline occurs between facilities’ peak season …

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China’s love affair with New York City is on the rocks, and the next great urban migration

04.27.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

Here are the news stories you might have missed last week: The Wall Street Journal: Companies trade suburbs for city life Urban headquarters are the new hot accessory for many high-profile companies.  Mammoths like Expedia and Motorola Mobility LLC, as well as a number of small companies, are relocating from the suburbs to major cities.  The move not only helps attract young, city dwellers, but also has proven to boost a company’s real estate portfolio.  …

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Making Headlines: Integra Realty Resources’ first quarter news

04.23.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

The New Year brought a flood of momentum and activity to Integra Realty Resources’ offices throughout the nation.  Already in 2015 we’ve announced a new national partnership, congratulated our experts for being named as top professionals in their markets, and released our Viewpoint 2015 report, which was among our most comprehensive yet.  Alongside our own accomplishments, we were inundated with inquiries from journalists and editors to help them understand and communicate complex commercial real estate …

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Union Station finally lives up to its name, and multifamily is going modular

04.17.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

Here are the news stories you might have missed this week: The New York Times: Union Station in Washington has grand development plan Washington, D.C.’s Union Station has long stood divided from the city it serves, but a billion-dollar development plan hopes to reunite the station with its adjacent neighborhoods by building up the surrounding area with retail space, office developments, hotels, housing, and parks and plazas.  Dubbed Burnham Place, the $8.5 billion plan involves …

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Lulling shoppers with private daycare, and betting on the South Bronx

04.10.15
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Ray Cirz
Ray Cirz

Here are the news stories you might have missed this week: The Wall Street Journal: Jersey City mayor seeks to limit chain stores downtown Jersey City wants to break from the shackles of chain restaurants and stores.  The mayor has proposed new rules that would limit chain retailers in the city’s downtown, aiming to keep locally owned shops in business and make Jersey City a true destination.  Proponents of these regulations say it will keep …

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Keystone XL: How Energy, Government, and the Economy Interact – A Guest Post from Llenrock Group

04.7.15
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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. The energy sector, of course, is a huge driver of local economies, the national employment rate, and commercial real estate values and demand throughout the country. I’ve discussed this subject before, of course, in the context of such things as the Marcellus and Bakken shale plays and the industry that’s sprung up around …

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