JLL's Office Report Says Landlords' Prospects Are Strong

Absorption--the rate at which office properties are being rented--hits a six-year high, and the outlook is bright for owners, with forecasts of rising rents and fewer concessions.

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Gramercy REIT Closes in Cali and PA

The New York-based firm announced $51.6 million in acquisitions and provides the GAAP and cash cap rates on the deal.

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Thursday Breakfast Roundup: Another Councilwoman, Another Real Estate Embarrassment

  • Posted at 9:46, July 18, 2014
  • By QuidnuncRE Staff

Mortgage applications are up, homeowner associations have alot of problems, and the Landmarks Preservation Commission skewers a landlord--which happens to be the City of New York.  And much more for your AM reading--eight items and 13 links. Click through now and get going.

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A post with some color and highlights to test.

  • Posted at 9:13, June 04, 2014
  • By Jose Fernandez

A post with some color and highlights to test

 

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A non publishable post for test's again

  • Posted at 1:10, April 14, 2014
  • By Jose C Fernandez

A non publishable post for test's again

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Retailing Will Continue Recovering, Slowly

A vacancy and price report on malls and shopping centers says that the sector's recovery is following the overall economy closely. 

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Bottomed Out? Or Not? Report Sees Increasing Cap Rates

An expansive look at valuation and cap rates nationally by New York's IRR sees a better chance cap rate basis point increases than further compression.

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Another Rent Report Shows Prices Dipping

Overall Manhattan and Brooklyn average rents declined in December from year-earlier figures, according to broker MNS.  But some increases--Bushwick, Battery Park--are still quite strong.

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Wednesday Roundup: The Developers and the Environmentalists . . . Join Forces?

Commercial real estate items surfacing today include a story on environmentalists joining with development interests including the Real Estate Board of New York to extend and preserve (a better version of) a law they have strongly criticized.  Also, a public stock offering, a CMBS report, a development loan on the Upper West Side, and more.

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ARC Properties Converts to Self Management

The acquisition-active REIT has reinvented itself over the past year.

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Another Report on a Strong Real Estate Economy

CBRE checks in with its assessment of 2013, and the good news is that the firm projects more of the same in the new year.

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Your Wednesday Morning Real Estate Essentials

  • Posted at 2:53, January 08, 2014
  • By QuidnuncRE Staff

Tishman Speyer in China; Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito on the hotseat today even before there is a council speaker vote; NYU loses in court but says it will continue to develop the Village anyway, and much more--12 real estate items and 23 links.

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On REITs and Mortgage Servicers

A ratings agency issues statements today on business issues that real estate investment trusts and mortgage servicing companies will face in 2014, and doesn't shy away from pointing out major challenges.

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Afternoon Roundup: More Sales Data, And a Downtown Closing

A previously reported deal on William Street downtown has closed. And more.  . . .

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Taxpayers Hammered on Yankee Stadium Garages . . . Again?

  • Posted at 11:46, January 07, 2014
  • By QuidnuncRE Staff

Two Bronx development stories, including the tale of a new city-paid-for soccer stadium to replace the unintentionally-city-paid-for the barely used, nearly bankrupt parking lots.  And more on mortgages and Rouse in a roundup of items you may have missed yesterday. UPDATED Tuesday AM for a second item on the soccer stadium.

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