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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 13, 2014)
AI-CIO examines when “real estate became all about debt.” Bloomberg’s American Homes 4 Rent is seeing better pricing on its third rental-bond. Office Depot may close at least 400 stores after its merger with OfficeMax is complete. A former Sears exec calls for the firm’s liquidation. These are all among today’s 10 must reads from the commercial real estate sector.
Tech Firms Lease Up Large Blocks of San Francisco Office Space, Lifting Rents
Office leasing activity in San Francisco shot up by 25 percent in the first quarter, with six leases signed for more than 100,000 sq. ft., according to a report by commercial real estate services firm JLL. Five of those leases were by prominent technology firms.