National Real Estate Investor
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (April 24, 2014)
Business Insider explains Barclays’ Skyscraper Index, which shows that waves of record-breaking skyscraperoften coincide with the beginnings of economic downturns. Lamar Advertising became the second company to receive a favorable ruling from the IRS that will allow it to create a billboard REIT. Commercial Observer looks at tech firms’ conceptions of the importance of real estate to their operations. These are all among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Coldwater Creek Bankruptcy Signals Softness in Apparel Sector, but Merchandising is Also To Blame
Industry experts point to several things that led to Coldwater Creek’s demise, including the overall softness in apparel retailing and the strategic missteps the company made regarding its target audience and merchandising.