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Trend Czar

What About Public Space?

October 6, 2015

Apartment buildings continue to propagate in and around urban cores to satisfy move back in trends and meet expected continuing demand from career-focused young adults. High rises with floor-to-ceiling glass and surrounding views, granite kitchen counter tops, well-appointed gyms, roof decks, pools, and business centers are all the rage.  Developers and advisors sell institutional partners and investors on almost can’t-miss “build-to-core” projects. Build them, lease them up, sell them to core investors hungry for any…

Executive Watch

City By the Bay

October 6, 2015

Today, the Urban Land Institute Fall meeting gets into full swing in San Francisco. The ULI is expecting a record turnout, as it should.

The Full Nelson

A Team Approach is Critical

October 5, 2015

NEW YORK CITY—Now more than ever, a team approach is essential to execute on a commercial real estate transaction. Today, sellers and buyers demand a great level of sophistication with respect to due diligence, marketing materials, and reporting.

The Ross Rant

The World Order Is Changing Raising Risk

October 4, 2015

Putin going into Syria is changing the world order and it is raising the risk level worldwide

The Science of Real Estate

Going Green: The Value of Working with a Product Agnostic Energy Consultant

September 29, 2015

When implementing energy efficiency measures, it’s important to not only understand the purpose of a product, but how it can be used best to increase energy savings. An energy consultant can help you identify the best solutions to meet your “green” goals.