National Commercial Real Estate News From CoStar Group
FEMA Takes 200,000 SF for Regional Sandy HQ
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has agreed to a short-term lease to occupy 200,000 square feet at Forest Hills Tower, a property owned by Muss Development LLC. The deal includes options for short-term lease extensions.
The Tower's location played a key role in the deal, with its convenient access to all five New York City boroughs in addition to Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester County, New Jersey and Connecticut. The lease deal reflects...
Major CRE Firms Say 3Q Deal Slowdown Reflects Client Caution
The largest publicly traded CRE firms reported leasing and sales activity slowed noticeably in the U.S. during the third quarter as businesses wait on the sidelines for clarity from next week’s election and ensuing efforts to resolve nation’s fiscal debt and tax issues before making major property decisions.
Also in third-quarter earnings calls this week, CEOs of the two largest publicly traded CRE companies said the ongoing debt crisis in Europe...