Unsinkable Investments? 

Even in today's real estate environment, specialty properties such as marinas hold a particular attraction in select markets and appeal to certain investors. But purchasing a marina is not like buying a retail strip center or a self storage facility.

Deal Makers 

The Biggest Deal Sam Foster, CCIM, of Jones Lang LaSalle in Los Angeles and three partners negotiated the $45 million sale of a 192,053 sf office building in El Segundo, Calif., from Kilroy Realty Corp. to AG Net Lease Fund

Capital Markets 2012 

Many economic issues converged late last year to slow commercial real estate's recovery. In addition, the uncertainty of vintage commercial mortgage backed securities loans coming due this year and for the next several years has buyers, sellers, and investors speculating

CCIM Connections 

Market Monitor Economists are mostly prophets of doom these days, but Mark Dotzour, chief economist and director of research for the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, has some good news to share. "Underlying investor demand for real estate