Recent Developments

Spring 2015: A Broader & Brighter Outlook

An outlook on the first quarter market survey, new research on cross-border investment, NAR’s commercial legislative and regulatory priorities for the year, and updates from our technology partners CommercialSearch and RPR Commercial.

By: National Association of REALTORS®, Commercial Connections, April 3, 2015

To read the article in full, visit: http://www.realtor.org/publications/commercial-connections/ spring-2015-a-broader-brighter-outlook

Five Foreign Capital Trends in the U.S. Commercial Real Estate Market

With foreign capital flowing back in to the U.S. commercial real estate market in a substantial way, we are taking a look at the longer-term view of factors that will impact the U.S. market as we continue in economic recovery mode.

By: Brian Ward, National Real Estate Investor, April 27, 2015

To read the article in full, visit: http://nreionline.com/viewpoints/five-foreign-capital-trends-us-commercial-real-estate-market

New Walkability Index Helps Determine Commercial Property Value

A new index out this month seeks to measure the walkability of commercial sectors to help better determine value and potential investment opportunities.

By: Mike Wheatley, Realty Biz News, April 27, 2015                           

To read the article in full, visit: http://realtybiznews.com/new-walkability-index-helps-determine-commercial-property-value/98728097/

Crowdfunding Commercial Real Estate — the New Disruptor?

As crowdfunding becomes more accepted, it’s moving into new areas. One with a lot of promise: commercial real estate, where deals under $10 million are not worth the efforts of big investors, says Dan Miller, co-founder of Fundrise.

By: knowledge@wharton, Wharton University of Pennsylvania,April 22, 2015

To read the article in full, visit: http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/is-crowd-sourced-funding-for-commercial-real-estate-the-next-big-disruptor/

Land Rush Is Heating Up Across All Commercial Sectors

The race to purchase premium building sites is heating up amid a growing wave of construction activity.

By: Beth Mattson-Teig, National Real Estate Investor, April 22, 2015

To read the article in full, visit: http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/land-rush-heating-across-all-commercial-sectors

Half of US Property Investors Increase Commercial Acquisitions in 2015

Based on CBRE’s newly published North America Investor Intentions Survey 2015, half of all real estate investors in North America intend to increase their property acquisitions in 2015, with San Francisco the number one target for the second year in a row.

By: Michael Gerrity, World Property Journal, April 22, 2015

To read the article in full, visit: http://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/united-states/san-francisco-real-estate-news/cbre-north-america-investor-intentions-survey-2015- chris-ludeman-commercial-real-estate-investor-data-san-francisco-office-investors-new-york-real-estate-investors-9026.php

Spring 2015: A Broader & Brighter Outlook

An outlook on the first quarter market survey, new research on cross-border investment, NAR’s commercial legislative and regulatory priorities for the year, and updates from our technology partners CommercialSearch and RPR Commercial.

By: National Association of REALTORS®, Commercial Connections, April 3, 2015

To read the article in full, visit: http://www.realtor.org/publications/commercial-connections/ spring-2015-a-broader-brighter-outlook