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Room to Grow 

Riding a decade of growth in occupancy and revenue, the hospitality sector remains attractive to investors, despite warning signs. But exciting growth numbers are tempered with a matching underlying concern: How long can this last? And what challenges might be ahead?

Valuing Retail Properties 

Assessments can differ, so understand what considerations go into calculating the value of retail properties. A store owned and operated by Lowe’s in Georgia was valued by the local tax assessor at $10.4 million. Not satisfied, Lowe’s counsel hired its own appraiser, who valued the property at $3.9 mill

Preparing for a Cooling Economy 

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

Driving Innovation 

Evaluating how today's technology disruptors might impact life in the future enables investors to better frame the risks and opportunities for real estate associated with each innovation. Given the expeditious pace of technological innovation, this practice is more important now than ever. Learn how disruption in transportation, namely autonomous vehicles, will impact commercial real estate. 

Regional Outlook 

{Southeast} Atlanta’s Big Deal Columbia Property Trust has sold One and Three Glenlake — two Class A office towers in Atlanta’s Central Perimeter — to Starwood Property Trust for $227.5 million. The 706,000-sf campus was renovated in 2016 and fully occupied. Tenants include the headquarters

Market Trends in Commercial Real Estate 

Debt rises with banks holding the most | Amenities in industrial facilities | The continued appeal of grocery-anchored shopping centers | Vertical care for seniors | Growth in office asking rates | Netflix's growing investment in property and equipment assets | Apartment demand high in 2Q19

Breaking Down Barriers 

Q&A with Helen Chong, CCIM In real estate, the distinction between commercial and residential can be a wall that's not easily traversed - many feel you're either on one side or the other. But those who operate in the “commercia-dential” space strive to excel in both arenas. Commercia-dential re

Proptech Transformation 

While property technology, or proptech, carries the potential to transform commercial real estate, it’s still unfamiliar territory for many practitioners, says Frank Spadafora.

Weighing the Options 
Weighing the Options by Daniel Pessar Should long term real estate investors consider qualified opportunity zone investments for gains deferral instead of more traditional 1031 exchanges? IRC Section 1031 and the newly enacted Section
Innovation with an Eye on Capital 

Capital appetite for disruptive technology is reshaping every commercial market, from industrial to retail. Whatever the next big thing in technology will be, it always promises to change life in the blink of an eye. But rarely do such transformations happen instantaneously. Flying cars might be the stuf

Understanding Quantitative Analysis 

When it comes to analyzing lease proposals for office space, an effective, comprehensive lease analysis is required to know what makes for a better deal.

Seizing Opportunity 

The opportunity zone program will offer a source of equity for community development projects that was not readily available before.

Learning from Experience 

Opportunity zones have plenty of potential, so here are lessons to be learned from the industry’s experience with EB-5 visas.

Going Green 

With sales approaching $10 billion in 2018, the emerging cannabis industry looks to establish itself despite obstacles related to nonstandard property development.

Brick-and-Mortar's Pathway 

To survive, brick-and-mortar shopping centers must reinvent how they appeal to consumers by creating a distinctive experience that also caters to a demographic specific to their location.

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.

Mitigating Risk 

With any construction project, there are ways to reduce risks. While full-scale litigation is not inevitable, some of the most expensive cases have started with a small problem that escalated due to mismanagement.

Trends in Office Volume & Pricing 

Retail Analysis 

The retail property feasibility analysis featuring the CCIM Strategic Analysis Model considers the goals and objectives of the investor/developer, alternative investments available, and the investment criteria that lead to the final decision.

In the Zone 

In this issue, CIRE covers opportunity zones, 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, office investment trends, and more.

Steady Course 

The amount of investable capital, also known as dry powder, held by global private equity real estate funds reached a record high. Where will that capital be flowing in a maturing market cycle?

Forming a Tax Plan 

The real estate industry generally fares well under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, but many new provisions heighten the importance of advance tax planning for real estate investors.

Deal Makers 

Check out the biggest CCIM deals and deal makers in retail, office, multifamily, financing, hospitality, industrial, and land.

Market Trends 

Chad Gleason, CCIM, 2018 vice chair of CCIM's Government Affairs Committee, talks about the latest legislative issues affecting the industry, including 179D deduction, National Flood Insurance Program and net neutrality.

Opportunity Zones VS 1031 Exchanges 

While the tax benefits of 1031 exchanges in commercial real estate are well-known to most, the new qualified opportunity zone program now offers another approach to deferring or eliminating taxable gain.