Monday, June 2, 2014

Global Upgrade: Access To Talent Now Trumps Cost For Tech Outsourcing


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Global Upgrade: Access To Talent Now Trumps Cost For Tech Outsourcing


Access to talent is outweighing cost when it comes to location strategy in the global software development sector, according to JLL analysis of foreign direct investment (FDI).

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Boston Retail Booming


The appetite for institutional retail assets in Boston remains almost unquenchable.

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 2, 2014)


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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 2, 2014)

Ventas has reached a deal to acquire American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust for $2.6 billion. Meanwhile, another ARC entity, ARC Hospitality Trust, agreed to buy a portfolio of hotels from funds managed by Goldman Sachs for $1.9 billion. Brookfield is rebranding and consolidating its global industrial real estate operations under the banner of IDI Gazeley. AIG warned its workers not to buy homes in the New York area because it has plans to relocate its workforce to other locations to reduce costs. These are all among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector.


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Friday, May 30, 2014

Interesting Theory On Why Abercrombie & Fitch Has Been Struggling


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Interesting Theory On Why Abercrombie & Fitch Has Been Struggling

It may have something to do with the super unsubtle perfume the retailer spritz throughout its stores.


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Multifamily Boom May Skew Property Tax Assessment Systems


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Multifamily Boom May Skew Property Tax Assessment Systems


There has been a lot of ink spilled regarding the significance of this sea-change in housing. Often overlooked, though, is the effect this construction boom will have on property taxes in the multifamily sector in general.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Net Lease Drugstore Values Continue Record Ascent


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Net Lease Drugstore Values Continue Record Ascent


Cap rates for Walgreens and CVS properties reached their historic low in the net lease drug store sector in the first quarter of 2014.

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An Ikea Museum to Open in Sweden


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An Ikea Museum to Open in Sweden

The museum will be located on the site of the retailer's first store in Almhult.


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Is Sears Real Estate Really Losing its Value?

Former Sears Holdings’ exec Steven Dennis caused a stir earlier this month when he suggested in his blog that every day Sears chooses not to liquidate the company loses a bit of value on its real estate, arguably one of its most prized assets.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Health Care Systems Seek Ways to Monetize MOBs


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Health Care Systems Seek Ways to Monetize MOBs

Hospitals and other health care providers, already dealing with changes brought by the new Affordable Care Act (ACA), are selling their assets to third party owners to reap the benefits of escalating property prices.

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The Federal Terrorism Risk Reinsurance Program Provides Market Stability


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The Federal Terrorism Risk Reinsurance Program Provides Market Stability


Since 2002, the property insurance market has been stabilized by a federal terrorism risk reinsurance program in place through the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA).

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