National Real Estate Investor
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (April 9, 2014)
A panel of REIT execs calls the death of regional malls “greatly exaggerated.” USAA is reportedly shopping a 14-million-sq.-ft. industrial portfolio. Senator Sherrod Brown said that the revamp of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac won’t go through this year. Google is making inroads into thebookings business. And La Quinta sets its IPO prices. These are all among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Office Market Continues to Gain Momentum
About 70 percent of U.S. office markets reported occupancy gains during the first quarter, according to commercial real estate services firm Cassidy Turley. The markets absorbed 12 million sq. ft. collectively from January through March 2014.