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Single-Industry Buildings Withstand Tough Market

Posted 09.16.2010 | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

When Kenny Horowitz, a longtime worker in the fashion industry, decided to start his own business, he took a 10-year lease on a 10,000-square-foot showroom in 10 West 33rd Street, the Fashion Accessories Center.

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Healthcare: Medical building sales staying healthy

Posted 09.14.2010 | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

The credit crunch and recession have put a damper on many commercial real estate sales this year.

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2010 Lender Survey

Posted 08.26.2010 | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Ackman-Ziff’s 2010 Lender Survey 3rd Quarter

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Commercial Real Estate Gains for First Time in 2 Years: Study

Commercial Real Estate Gains for First Time in 2 Years: Study

Posted 08.23.2010 | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

U.S. commercial real estate prices posted their first quarterly gain in more than two years last quarter, data showed on Monday, although deepening economic gloom may cut post-slump celebrations short.

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Lehman Makes Its Next Property Gamble

Lehman Makes Its Next Property Gamble

Posted 08.05.2010 | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., brought down in part by its huge property investments, is doubling down on some of its existing deals in a bet that commercial property markets are near bottom.

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To Fix Sour Property Deals, Lenders ‘Extend and Pretend’

To Fix Sour Property Deals, Lenders ‘Extend and Pretend’

Posted 07.08.2010 | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Some banks have a special technique for dealing with business borrowers who can’t repay loans coming due: Give them more time, hoping things improve and they can repay later.

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Student Housing: FGCU seeks to buy College Club Apartments for $17M

Posted 06.29.2010 | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Florida Gulf Coast University is close to finalizing a purchase of an off-campus housing complex.

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Debt Spreading ‘Like a Cancer’: Black Swan Author

Debt Spreading ‘Like a Cancer’: Black Swan Author

Posted 06.10.2010 | Categories: Uncategorized | 2 Comments

The economic situation today is drastically worse than a couple years ago, and the euro is doomed as a concept, Nassim Taleb, professor and author of the bestselling book “The Black Swan,” told CNBC on Thursday.

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Defaulting … on purpose

Defaulting … on purpose

Posted 06.08.2010 | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Some developers and building owners opt to stop paying mortgages to get better loan terms

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Are Non-Traded REITs Going Mainstream?

Posted 06.08.2010 | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Though sometimes considered the stepchild of the real estate investment trust industry, non-traded public REITs are proving to be a popular new source of investment capital for the commercial real estate industry.

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