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Obamacare Ruling May Affect Some REIT Investors

Obamacare Ruling May Affect Some REIT Investors

Posted 06.27.2012 | Categories: Featured, Medical Office/Healthcare | No Comments

Investors in health care real estate have been reaping huge rewards of late. Health care REITs are up significantly in the past year. That is why sector investors are waiting cautiously for the Supreme Court’s decision on President Obama’s health care law.

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Student Housing: Public College, Private Dorm

Student Housing: Public College, Private Dorm

Posted 01.31.2012 | Categories: Featured, Student Housing | No Comments

With state budgets tight and demand for a college education at a high point, public universities across the country are increasingly turning to the private sector to build and finance on-campus dormitories.

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Long-Term Medical Office Demand Remains Strong

Long-Term Medical Office Demand Remains Strong

Posted 10.28.2011 | Categories: Featured, Medical Office/Healthcare | No Comments

Medical Office Offers Solid Performance; Limited Construction Supports Favorable Outlook
Gains in private-sector employment have begun to bolster medical office demand, while limited completions have helped stabilize performance trends. Though some markets still face overdevelopment challenges created before the onset of the recession, supply-restricted regions continue to see tightening vacancies and strengthening operations.

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Survey Sees Major Expansion of World’s Data Centers

Survey Sees Major Expansion of World’s Data Centers

Posted 09.30.2011 | Categories: Featured, Data Centers | No Comments

The next great expansion of the world’s digital infrastructure is under way in developing markets like those of China, Brazil and Argentina, according to a global census of the industry released on Monday.

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Some Builders Are Ready for the Wave of Seniors

Some Builders Are Ready for the Wave of Seniors

Posted 08.25.2011 | Categories: Featured, Medical Office/Healthcare, Senior Housing/Assisted Living | No Comments

When the housing market collapsed in 2008, construction of retirement and assisted-living housing ground to a halt, just as it did in most commercial real estate sectors, as access to capital evaporated.

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Senior Housing 2011

Senior Housing 2011

Posted 06.01.2011 | Categories: Featured, Senior Housing/Assisted Living | No Comments

As the investment world scouts for the next real estate success story, senior housing and its related care products will attract substantial interest.

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Self-Storage Observations for 2011

Self-Storage Observations for 2011

Posted 02.01.2011 | Categories: Featured, Self Storage | No Comments

As with all real estate asset classes in recent years, the self-storage industry has experienced challenges to financing both for existing properties as well as sourcing funds for new projects. Developers who were ready to build suddenly found their funding resources dry up. In addition, a decade-long rapid-build phase had led to overbuilt markets, giving lenders yet another reason to pull the plug on self-storage lending.

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OPERATORS GETTING CREATIVE TO PROTECT MARGINS

OPERATORS GETTING CREATIVE TO PROTECT MARGINS

Posted 12.20.2010 | Categories: Featured, Senior Housing/Assisted Living | No Comments

Now that the initial shock of healthcare reform has passed, short-term challenges in the seniors housing market are moving to the forefront of operators’ concerns. State budget cuts and a housing market that continues to lag the national economy out of the recession will remain the most significant challenges in the sector for at least two more years.

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Can Healthcare Rescue Real Estate?

Can Healthcare Rescue Real Estate?

Posted 11.15.2010 | Categories: Featured, Medical Office/Healthcare | No Comments

By Kenneth Meyer and Rob Grossman of Deloitte Consulting LLP

Assessing the Potential Impact of Healthcare Reform on Commercial Real Estate. Now that the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has been signed into law, businesses are scrambling to determine what impact the reform will have on their bottom line.

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A Missed Assessment of Real Estate Debt Risk

A Missed Assessment of Real Estate Debt Risk

Posted 09.16.2010 | Categories: Featured | No Comments

BY MARC R. THOMPSON, CRE, FRICS; WITH ANALYST SUPPORT FROM IAN C. BROFF, CFA
How the Credit Rating Agencies and Commercial Bank Regulators Missed the Assessment of Real Estate Debt Risk, Creating the Largest Real Estate Bubble in U.S. History

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