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Aging Population Fuels Steady Demand in Senior Housing Market 

Posted on July 30, 2016 As baby boomers start to age, the need-based facility market holds steady. With an excess of institutional and public capital at the start of 2016, the senior housing market began the year with a slight pause but has now steadied and is poised for l

Southern Nevada CCIM Chapter Members Are Fit to Print 

Magazine insert highlights innovative chapter marketing.   Branding CCIM and its chapter through a 32-page popular, local magazine insert is one of the primary marketing strategies for the Southern Nevada CCIM Chapter.  This annual CCIM Chapter insert in the Ne

JWL 2017 Program Schedule 


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Chasing Value 

Change in tax law for REIT spin-off deals sparks creative solutions. Recent changes to the Internal Revenue Code have ended the tax-free benefits of real estate investment trust spin-off transactions. Characterized by some as a Wall Street loophole, the beneficial structure enabled operating companies to dist

Regional Outlook 

East Boston’s Big Deal Boston traversed the $1,000 psf mark for office properties last fall when JP Morgan Chase and Oxford Properties Group closed on the $1.3 billion sale of two Back Bay office buildings, 500 Boylston St. and 222 Berkeley St., purchased from Blackstone Group. The 1.3

Retail Developers Battle Headwinds 
by Beth Mattson Teig Despite improvement in the economy and real estate fundamentals, retail construction remains fairly anemic compared to the building boom that occurred prior to the recession.
Acquisition Master 

Acquisitions begin with the bricks and mortar for G. Joseph Cosenza, vice chairman of the Inland Real Estate Group in Oak Brook, Ill. If the bricks and mortar do not pass his well-defined standards, he looks no further. “If you're a true real estate person, it's the actual property structure that you

Survey Says 
Survey Says In March, the National Association of Realtors surveyed commercial Realtors to determine current commercial lending trends. The biggest surprise from this year’s survey? The increase in the number of Realtors reporting a tightening of lending conditions, says George
Big Box Breakup 

Retail experts puzzle out shrinking store footprints and excess space. As the economy has recovered, many in the retail industry were hoping to leave the deluge of store closings in the rearview mirror. Yet those objects are definitely closer than they appear. Despite the fact that the retail sector has once

International Beat 

China's Big Deal Chinese investors' love affair with U.S. hotels continues, as China's Anbang Insurance Group - owner of New York's Waldorf Astoria - has agreed to buy Strategic Hotels & Resorts for around $6.5 billion, from the Blackstone Group, which just acquired it last December for around $6 bill

Deal Makers 

The Biggest Deal Brian Whitmer , CCIM, of Cushman & Wakefield in East Rutherford, N.J., and five partners negotiated the $299 million sale of two office buildings totaling 858,000 sf in Jersey City, N.J., from Gramercy Property Trust to Spear Street Capital. Financing Big Deal Leonard

Deal Makers 

The Biggest Deal Trisha Talbot , CCIM, of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank in Phoenix and Todd M. Perman , CCIM, of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank in Atlanta and two partners represented Integrated Medical Services in the more than $140.8 million sale of a medical office portfolio totaling 406,894 sf in the Phoen

Evolving Landscape 

In the ever-evolving regulatory landscape, a new CMBS bill, under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, is slated to take effect in December. This bill, comprised of a new set of risk retention rules, will require CMBS lenders to retain a portion of the value of the loans they issue as opposed to selling them off as bonds. Commercial real estate brokers can capitalize on a growing market by understanding its unique needs and challenges. Startups aren't exactly synonymous with big money for commercial real estate brokers. New businesses are often looking for small spaces and short-term deals. However, brokers would be wise to gi

Building Shelters 

Commercial real estate brokers can capitalize on a growing market by understanding its unique needs and challenges. Startups aren't exactly synonymous with big money for commercial real estate brokers. New businesses are often looking for small spaces and short-term deals. However, brokers would be wise to gi

Regional Outlook 

Investment is booming in San Francisco | Uber and Lyft ride sharing affects CRE sector | Nashville hotel rates grow with increase in tourism | Low oil prices and bigger business profits | Construction in Chicago is big | Boston's warehouses drive vibrant industrial market | Twin Cities multi-tenant market fundamentals continue improvement

2015 Lending Ends on an Upswing 
2015 Lending Ends on an Upswing “We saw strong volumes of borrowing and lending for commercial real estate in 2015 and in particular in the fourth quarter,” said Jamie Woodwell, vice president of commercial real estate
Tax Man 

International Beat 
CIRE Magazine (Jan/Feb 2017): A look at the latest in commercial real estate industry around the globe.
Celebrating 50 Years 

Founding CCIM Institute members advanced the commercial real estate industry. To celebrate the 50 years of CCIM Institute, Commercial Investment Real Estate will showcase prominent CCIMs who moved the entire commercial real estate profession forward. All six issues of CIRE published in 2017 will share storie

Tug of War 

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.

CCIMs' Biggest Deals of 2016 

Commercial real estate brokers can capitalize on a growing market by understanding its unique needs and challenges. Startups aren't exactly synonymous with big money for commercial real estate brokers. New businesses are often looking for small spaces and short-term deals. However, brokers would be wise to gi

Different Landscape 

Commercial real estate brokers can capitalize on a growing market by understanding its unique needs and challenges. Startups aren't exactly synonymous with big money for commercial real estate brokers. New businesses are often looking for small spaces and short-term deals. However, brokers would be wise to gi

Market Trends 

U.S. industrial markets absorbed 74.9 msf in the third quarter of 2016, rising 29.1 percent compared to third quarter of 2015, according to Cushman & Wakefield. To date, the industrial sector has posted 26 consecutive quarters of net occupancy gains. “The indicators we monitor, such as containerized traffic, transportation indices, and consumer confidence, are still trending in a positive direction, which should continue to translate into robust industrial leasing activity,” says Kevin Thorpe, global chief economist at Cushman & Wakefield in Washington, D.C.

Jumping Through Hoops 
For most real estate analysts, the beginning perspective for retail real estate market analysis is often a site in search of a user, according to “A Rational Approach to Feasibility Analysis” in The Appraisal Journal. This is consistent with the theory that a user can pay the most to occupy a site since the user can place it into productive use immediately. An astute investor or developer values the property based on what the user can afford to pay to occupy the space.