National

  • Homebuilder Confidence Hits Nine-Year High

    WASHINGTON, DC—“A firming job market is helping to unleash pent-up demand for new homes and contributing to a gradual, upward trend in builder confidence,” says NAHB’s David Crowe, although first-time home buyers are still absent.

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  • New Finance Firm for Smaller Borrowers

    SAN DIEGO—Metis offers financing structures including asset-based revolving lines of credit, term loans based on cash flow and other assets, and unitranche debt with credit facilities ranging from $1 million to $20 million.

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  • The In-Crowd: A Crowdfunding Primer

    LOS ANGELES—Realty Mogul’s Elizabeth Braman thinks CRE investing has changed forever. In this exclusive interview, weeks away from her appearance at CCIM Thrive, she explains why.

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  • Why Foreign Buyers Love US Multifamily

    NEWPORT BEACH, CA—Industry experts participate on a ULI Orange County/Inland Empire panel about what is fueling foreign investors’ increasing interest in American multifamily markets.

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  • Inland Makes $318M Retail Buy

    OAK BROOK, IL—Kite Realty, the seller, says it is changing its geographic focus away from non-core markets.

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  • Nadji: REITs’ Rally Will Continue

    SAN FRANCISCO—Interviewed on CNBC’s Fast Money , Marcus & Millichap’s chief strategy officer said current household formation trends favor rentals, and therefore the REITs that own them.

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  • A Serious National Crisis

    Over the weekend I picked up the Wall Street Journal and read with interest a front page article that highlighted the SEC’s frustration with securities offerings and other public filings chock-full of poor grammar, faulty punctuation and generally a myriad of poor writing skills.

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  • ‘Year of the Apartment’ Got Hotter in August

    DALLAS—Four years into multifamily’s recovery from the Great Recession, “there hasn’t been any notable deceleration in rent growth,” says locally based Axiometrics.

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  • Penner: When "Safe" Is Counter-Productive

    NEW YORK CITY—Ethan Penner explains how less risky investing can be the riskiest investment overall.

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  • Report: Where Millennials Live

    SEATTLE—According to a recent study, educated millennials are congregating in urban environments, close to where they work…and not surprisingly, they are also among the most expensive places to live in the county.

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  • Washington Prime Will Buy Glimcher for $4.3B

    BETHESDA, MD—As part of the deal, Simon Property Group will acquire two Glimcher properties; Glimcher CEO Michael Glimcher will assume the same role at the combined company.

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  • How E-Commerce is Affecting Retail Real Estate

    IRVINE, CA—E-commerce is forcing bricks-and-mortar retailers to have a more targeted strategy regarding their approach to physical stores, Auction.com’s Peter Muoio tells GlobeSt.com in this EXCLUSIVE ICSC Western Division preview.

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  • Freddie Mac: MF Construction is Fast, But Demand is Faster

    McLEAN, VA—The latest 3-month and 6-month absorption rates had risen to 64% and 83%, respectively.

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  • C&W: Worries About Consumers Are ‘Misplaced’

    NEW YORK CITY—“We remain confident that consumers will continue to increase spending at a healthy clip,” boosting both retail and industrial, writes C&W’s Ken McCarthy.

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  • Collect Now, Report Later?

    SACRAMENTO—The rules around invoicing customers now but reporting the income for tax purposes later this are a bit murky—at least for developers involved with land-only improvements. Learn more in this EXCLUSIVE commentary on the subject.

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  • REISA Changes Name to ADISA

    LAS VEGAS—‘The change to Alternative and Direct Investment Securities Association better reflects our organization’s mission and what we provide to the alternative investment industry,’ says ADISA executive director and CEO, John Harrison.

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  • Retail Interest as Strong as Pre-recession

    IRVINE, CA—There’s likely more capital in the market looking for retail investment opportunities than there was in 2006 and 2007, Faris Lee’s Rick Chichester tells GlobeSt.com in this EXCLUSIVE ICSC Western States preview.

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  • Distressed Inventory Declines in Southern California

    IRVINE, CA—While US foreclosure activity increases in August, Southern California is one market that is definitely improving, RealtyTrac reports in this UPDATE .

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  • Broadening Women’s Reach in Real Estate

    CHICAGO—GE Capital Real Estate just held a networking event for women in real estate, and wants to inspire them to take more risks in their careers.

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  • EXCLUSIVE: C&W Adds Bob Kline to Capital Markets Group

    PHOENIX—Signaling a move to expand its Capital Markets platform, Cushman & Wakefield has added a capital markets and commercial real estate veteran to its leadership roster. Bob Kline of RW Kline Companies has joined the firm as senior managing director of the Equity, Debt and Structured Finance Group.

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