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The Ross Rant

It Is Time To Leave Europe

August 30, 2014

Europe has many serious issues and they may beocme worse.

The Science of Real Estate

Is It Time To Shake Up Your Risk Management Policy?

August 27, 2014

Every earthquake is a chance to review whether you are adequately protecting your portfolio against seismic risks. Josh Marrow shares some valuable lessons learned while performing post-earthquake assessments in Napa Valley.

Net Lease Insider

August 2014: Net Lease Trend Report

August 27, 2014

Overall cap rates dropped in August to an average of 6.58%.

Ms. Real Estate

Mighty Micros or a Pest in Disguise?

August 26, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO—Micro apartments seem to be the next big (or small) thing, but are they really worth the investment? Ms. Real Estate weighs in.

Counter Culture

Growing with a Conscience

August 26, 2014

SANTA MONICA, CA—Will Toms Shoes be the next big retailer? And will the world be a better place as a result? Bain Capital LLC has acquired a 50 percent stake in the footwear company, with plans to grow both the business and its charitable giving, says Reuters.  The company was created in 2006 when Founder and Chief Shoe Giver (yes, that’s his title) Blake Mycoskie traveled to Argentina and met children who literally had no shoes at…