Office Market Hits Another Peak Since Recession

Office Market Hits Another Peak Since Recession

David Larkin is a vice president at GRS Group. He can be reached at 973.362.4539 or via email at dlarkin@grs-global.com Continued growth in the U.S. economy, including a 3.5 percent unemployment rate that is the lowest since 1969, continued to drive commercial real...
Investors Still See Multifamily Development Potential

Investors Still See Multifamily Development Potential

Timothy Kidd is a vice president at GRS Group. He can be reached at 323.853.0488 or via email at tkidd@grs-global.com There is a little bit of hesitancy in the commercial real estate market because of heightened talk about a possible economic downturn soon, but...
Investors Placing Major Bets on Hotel-Casinos

Investors Placing Major Bets on Hotel-Casinos

There is sure a lot of interest in hotel-gaming complexes this year, and it has resulted in a string of blockbuster deals that has resulted in an ownership switch for some of the best-known brands in this industry. The latest is the sales of the Bellagio and Circus...
Forever 21: Too Good to be True

Forever 21: Too Good to be True

It wasn’t too long ago that Forever 21 was looked at as a savior of shopping centers, bucking the trend of big-box stores shutting down. The fast-fashion chain was a welcome addition to shopping centers that got hit by the closures of Circuit City, Borders Group...
Can Retail Turn Things Around During the Holidays?

Can Retail Turn Things Around During the Holidays?

Retail real estate landlords can’t be blamed if they’re pessimistic about the coming holiday season. The king of the 20-percent-off coupon, Bed Bath & Beyond recently announced that it is closing 20 more stores than the 40 previously earmarked in April,...