CRE News 04.22.17

Why Single-Tenant 7-Elevens Are All The Rage

A 7-Eleven property offers a well-known, corporate-backed, AA-credit-rated, secure tenant. People know 7-Eleven, so there is an instant brand-recognition that allows investors to get very comfortable, very quickly with the investment.

CRE News 04.16.17

Tax Reform and the Rental Market

“Tax reform has the capacity to fundamentally reshape the multifamily industry” states Doug Bibby, president of the National Multifamily Housing Association.
With tax reform approaching the on-deck circle in the President’s agenda, Bibby calls for a “package that promotes economic growth and investment in rental housing without unfairly burdening apartment owners and renters.

CRE News 04.9.17

Real Estate Kingpin Sam Zell: Commercial Real Estate Is Overpriced

It is hard to justify going out and buying U.S. commercial real estate these days, according to billionaire chairman of Equity Group Investments Sam Zell. Zell has embarked on a massive sell-off in the last two years of 124 real estate assets his company acquired when it took over Equity Commonwealth in a 2014 shareholder revolt.

CRE News 04.2.17

By 2020, Millennials will account for half of the global workforce, according to PwC research. As these individuals begin to dominate the office leasing landscape, this presents new challenges and opportunities for real estate brokers and landlords, who can no longer solely rely on established relationships and strategies to win new business and fill their buildings. Managing today’s tenant relationships requires a shift in thinking.