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Perched on a Plateau 

Economists remain positive despite slower growth ahead. Commercial real estate investment sales faltered coming out of the gate in 2016. Investment sales dipped noticeably in the first quarter compared to the prior year. Yet a gentle tap on the brakes in what has been a stable recovery is not cause for alar

Reusing the Old 

A new trend in pop-up retailing | Crafting cross-border fire safety standards | Multifamily goes green | Industrial property sale-leaseback  options on the rise | Work trends drive shift to lower-cost cities | Real estate costs top law firm expenses | Top five U.S. hotel development markets

Rising to the Top 

 

Reinventing CRE 

 

2014 Legislative Outlook 

Peering over a fiscal cliff is not a comforting way to begin a new year. On January 2, 2013, Congress somehow managed to negotiate a deal on the American Taxpayer Relief Act that prevented financial collapse. Nearly 10 months later,

The CMBS Stress Test 

The commercial mortgage-backed securities market is particularly vulnerable amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with borrowers and lenders looking for creative solutions to unprecedented problems.

Short-Term Rentals for the Long Haul 

Investors in the multifamily sector are examining properties designed for shorter leases and higher turnover.

Navigating Challenges 

While the industrial market is strong, some challenges lie ahead. The economy is in one of the longest periods of expansion in history, with commercial real estate - industrial in particular - reaping the rewards. By most institutional accounts, the fundamentals of the U.S. economy will continue to be quite

Amazon's Real Winners 

CCIM Institute Chief Economist K.C. Conway shares lessons learned from Amazon’s site-selection process and the potential long-term effects on the industry and the cities who participated in the HQ2 search.

Choosing Wisely 

Economic factors and technological advancements are reshaping the site selection, construction and rental of warehouses. Consumer demands and sociopolitical factors are also influencing supply chains and logistics real estate.

Smart Cities 

The year is coming to a close. Now is the time to consider charitable donations for today and tomorrow.

Individuals may think about what charities have made a difference in their lives. Or ask themselves what legacy they want to create. Now Alfred Nobel is not remembered as a cannon manufacturer but for funding the prestigious Nobel Prizes.

Slowing Ahead 

Development and leasing activity have slowed thanks to stock market volatility, rising interest rates, the waning effects of tax cuts, rising wages, a labor supply shortage, cooling job growth, softening housing markets, an inverted yield curve, and fatigue after a nearly record-setting period of economic expansion.

Preparing for a Cooling Economy 

Leverage your real estate portfolio for an eventual downturn in the market and economy.

Through the Looking Glass 

As Americans struggle with the realities of a new normal — including slow economic growth, a $16 trillion debt load that has prompted new warnings by the major credit rating agencies, volatility throughout the world, and waning job growth —