Foreign-Investment Dollars Rise More Than Other CRE Buys

Foreign-Investment Dollars Rise More Than Other CRE Buys

While overall investment in U.S. commercial real estate buys has only increased slightly, the amount of foreign dollars being put into domestic properties jumped during the first half of the year, according to a recent National Real Estate Investor article, citing...
Q2 SoCal Retail Thrives Despite Sector Challenges

Q2 SoCal Retail Thrives Despite Sector Challenges

With the strong advent of Amazon, brick-and-mortar retail doesn’t have a lot of optimism right now. But Southern California’s retail sector of commercial real estate seems to be holding up well, despite reports of doom and gloom. A recent Colliers International report...
Report: STEM Jobs Boost Office Leasing

Report: STEM Jobs Boost Office Leasing

Commercial real estate office leasing has undoubtedly been bolstered by the tech industry for the last several years. But there is more to it than that, according to a recent Cushman & Wakefield report (download here). STEM (science, technology, engineering, and...
Student Housing Heating Up Again

Student Housing Heating Up Again

The student housing sector of commercial real estate is gaining some attention as of late. In this case, it’s a major proposed acquisition. Greystar Real Estate Partners is reportedly looking at purchasing Education Realty Trust (EdR) for $3.1 billion. The purchase of...
The Dynamics of College Town CRE

The Dynamics of College Town CRE

Not all college towns are created alike when it comes to commercial real estate, but most of them tend to do better than comparable cities by geography and size without institutions of higher learning, according to a recent Reis report.  Tertiary apartment rent growth...