Tag: recession
Marinas: Developer says Watson Island marina will start on time

Marinas: Developer says Watson Island marina will start on time

Posted 09.01.2009 | Categories: Marinas | No Comments

The developer of a stalled resort on Watson Island is now current on his back rent to Miami, and he says he’s optimistic about his chances to build a marina there. The developer of the stalled Island Gardens yachting resort on Miami’s Watson Island has repaid $100,000 in back rent for the city-owned site and […]

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Fractional: The Future of Fractional Real Estate

Fractional: The Future of Fractional Real Estate

Posted 08.19.2009 | Categories: Hospitality/Fractional Ownership | No Comments

Turbulent economies mean turbulent times for consumers and the last 18 months or so hasn’t been any different. But with the uncertainty and in some instances the increasingly isolated social groups that we find ourselves in, it does make us all go back to basics and question what’s important to our family unit and society […]

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Self Storage: Self-storage can be boon for savvy investors

Self Storage: Self-storage can be boon for savvy investors

Posted 08.05.2009 | Categories: Self Storage | No Comments

Buying a self-storage facility can be an easy way to make money, but several factors need to fall in place. Jeff Lester, with Wiggin Properties, specializes in self-storage and has seen many of the facilities succeed for owners if the properties are in good shape and well-managed and the owners are willing to spend money […]

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Data Centers: Data centers go underground

Data Centers: Data centers go underground

Posted 08.03.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

A bunker mentality can be helpful for security, backup and business continuity Computerworld – As Hurricane Ike bore down on Houston one Friday last September, the Continental Airlines’ flight operations center, located on the 14th floor of a glass-sided downtown high rise, suddenly went dark. For the airline’s pilots and flight crews, however, business proceeded […]

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Healthcare: The local economy / Signs of hope?

Healthcare: The local economy / Signs of hope?

Posted 07.21.2009 | Categories: Medical Office/Healthcare | No Comments

CEO Albert Gutierrez likes to call Shore Memorial Hospital’s $125 million expansion project, currently under construction despite a national recession, the hospital’s “gift to the community.” If that’s an exaggeration, it’s only a slight one. The massive project – which includes a four-story 135,000-square-foot “surgical arts pavilion,” a medical office building, a six-level garage and, […]

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Student Housing: Real-estate investors go back to schools

Posted 07.16.2009 | Categories: Student Housing | No Comments

The old adage – there is no better time to go back to school than during a recession – seems to ring true for real estate investments as well. With recession-wary workers and rising international interest driving up university applications, student home operators in the UK are enjoying near 100 percent occupancies, with rents predicted […]

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Healthcare: GHS says sale of buildings will inject cash into reserves

Healthcare: GHS says sale of buildings will inject cash into reserves

Posted 07.09.2009 | Categories: Medical Office/Healthcare | No Comments

Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center has signed a letter of intent to sell 900,000 square feet of medical and administrative office space to a real estate investment company and then lease the property back. The properties include The Life Center and the Memorial Medical Office Building on Faris Road, the Cancer Treatment Center at […]

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Healthcare: Medical real estate provides rare opportunity for builders

Posted 06.29.2009 | Categories: Medical Office/Healthcare | No Comments

Duke Realty Corp. has built millions of square feet of industrial and office space in Dallas-Fort Worth. But the developer’s newest project isn’t another warehouse or corporate office suite. Duke just started construction on a $154 million Baylor Health Care System cancer center east of downtown Dallas that is one of the biggest medical projects […]

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CAUTION RUNS RAMPANT AT BOMA MEDICAL OFFICE CONFERENCE – Part 1

CAUTION RUNS RAMPANT AT BOMA MEDICAL OFFICE CONFERENCE – Part 1

Posted 06.29.2009 | Categories: Featured, Medical Office/Healthcare | No Comments

by CJ Follini “By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man’s, I mean.” – Mark Twain As the somnolent days of summer take hold, it’s the perfect time to attend yet another real estate industry conference, this time for healthcare real estate at last week’s BOMA International Medical Office Buildings & Healthcare […]

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Senior Housing: Wall Street Not Affecting Mainstreet Property Group

Senior Housing: Wall Street Not Affecting Mainstreet Property Group

Posted 06.10.2009 | Categories: Senior Housing/Assisted Living | No Comments

Group Breaks Ground on Another Senior Care Campus in Lafayette, IN Commercial construction and development are not a problem at Mainstreet Property Group , despite the turbulent economic conditions affecting other real estate development companies. Trilogy Health Systems is one of the latest recipients of such development services at an estimated $16.6 million in value. […]

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