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Cultivating Greatness 

 

Savvy Gifting 
When Richard Juge, CCIM, had a property sitting on the market for some time, he found the best way to dispose of it was to donate it to CCIM Foundation, resulting in benefits for all parties involved.
Rising Tide 

The Fed’s latest rate hike in June 2017 was its third since December 2016, with the goal being to raise the Federal funds rate to 3 percent by 2019.

In Sync 
Should the Federal Reserve continue with gradual increases in interest rates, the market will adapt by making slight adjustments, which will be reflected in the movement of cap rates. However, most analysts are predicting that 2017 will see two interest rate adjustments by the Federal Reserve in response to rising employment and higher inflation rates.
Theft Alert 

Research from the likes of BDO and NAREIT  finds that Real Estate Investment Trusts are facing performance risks, potential market volatility, and heightened attention from investors after outpacing the Standard & Poor's 500 during  most of 2016.

REIT fund managers can either follow or ignore guidance on the financial opportunity that commercial building energy retrofits offer to maximize earnings and sustain a competitive advantage. Ignoring guidance presents major performance risks.

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