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Parking ratios, public transport factor into suburban office success

Adequate parking ratios and good access to public transportation are expected to become a determining factor for the success of


Red Oak, CityView JV breaks ground on luxury apartment complex

Red Oak Investments and CityView have broken ground on 125 E. Baker Street, a planned luxury apartment building in Costa

NAREIT 2015: Slow and steady growth seen for REIT sector

Real estate investment trusts have largely booked in the prospect of an interest rate hike and are expecting to see



Hulic Co. acquires Simplex in $1.3bn transaction

Hulic Co., Ltd., a Japanese real estate company, has been selected as the buyer for Simplex Investment Advisors Group in


Praedium Group chases deals in high-growth markets

It’s been an extremely active year for The Praedium Group, which has been a net seller of assets as it


U.S. affordable housing initiative aims to spur development

The U.S. government is set to begin distributing the first funds from the National Housing Trust Fund, which was created


Borrowers hold the cards in today’s lending

Amidst macro volatilities and widened spreads, the lending market remains largely a borrowers market. For good quality real estate with


Ivanhoe Cambridge takes a long-term, core approach to StuyTown deal

Ivanhoe Cambridge, which has joined forces with Blackstone Group to acquire New York’s Peter Cooper Village-Stuyvesant Town apartment complex, sees


Guarding against cyber-attacks

As the commercial real estate industry begins to embrace technology, it is also finding itself increasingly at risk and inadequately


Preserving the South Bronx

Real estate developers are looking toward the Bronx for new opportunities, particularly in the residential sector. But the borough is


Virtú advocates future-minded investment approach

Virtú Investments, a Larkspur, Calif.-based investment manager, is advocating a future-minded and conservative investment approach due to concerns that the


Broe targets recapitalization, repositioning deals via equity program

Denver-based Broe Real Estate Group, an affiliate of The Broe Group, is looking for opportunities to recapitalize and reposition troubled


REFM Breakfast: Local presence critical for global investors

With an increasing number of U.S. investors looking to Europe in the wake of low interest rates, economic growth and




REFI Breakfast Briefing: Developers turn to Israeli bond market, other alternatives in flood of liquidity

The liquid debt markets have broadened financing options for commercial real estate borrowers, who are looking at a wide range


IRS set to scrutinize tax-free REIT spinoffs

The Internal Revenue Service has issued a notice suggesting that it is set to more closely scrutinize corporations seeking to


Fund managers: Finding the right partners, deals is still tricky

Finding the right operating partners and zeroing in on the best investments continues to be challenging for commercial real estate


BankerBay prepares to launch real estate division

BankerBay, an online investment banking and deal origination platform headquartered in New York, is planning to launch a real estate


Madison Realty sees lending rise as banks implement Dodd-Frank, Basle III

New York-based Madison Realty Capital, which provides funding for time-sensitive commercial real estate transactions, has seen a substantial increase in