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Foreign Capital Buys Offices In 2014, foreign capital was particularly focused on office assets, purchasing $17 billion of U.S. office properties, according to CBRE. That amount represents 45 percent of last year’s foreign investment in U.S. commercial real estate. More

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London’s Big Deal Chinese insurers continue to invest in European commercial properties, particularly in London. Ping An Life Insurance, the second largest insurer in China, recently purchased the 385,000 sf Tower Place office building from Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management

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East Washington, D.C.’s Big Deal Washington, D.C.’s office market got a fourth quarter shot in the arm with the $392 million sale leaseback of PNC Place to TIAA CREF and Norges Bank Investment Management from PNC Financial Services Group. The

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Industrial Strength Year The overall national industrial vacancy rate ended 2014 at 6.8 percent, the lowest level since 1Q 2001, according to Cushman & Wakefield. The vacancy rate was down 70 basis points YOY and 400 bps from its 10.8

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London's Big DealLondon’s 30 St. Mary Axe building, nicknamed the Gherkin, sold in November 2014 to the Brazilian private investment company Safra Group, for a reported $1.1 billion, making it 2014’s largest private investor transaction, according to Knight Frank’s 2015

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South Louisville’s Big Deal A public private partnership is turning a 24 acre site once occupied by the National Tobacco Co. into a food hub — “a $45 million commercial agriculture park that will process, store, and distribute locally grown

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LITHC Effect Every year, the federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit program budgets nearly $8 billion for state and local tax credits to encourage developers to renovate and build affordable housing, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Since 1987, more than 2.6 million housin

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U.K.'s Big Deal International investors schooled in alternative investments are signing up for U.K. student housing portfolios, with £4.1 billion in transactions and another £83 million under contract by mid-August, making 2015 the most active year for this investment product, according to Deloitte. Of th

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Midwest Pittsburgh's Big Deal Pittsburghers are mourning the closing of the downtown Macy's, housed in the iconic Kaufmann's department store building, a Pittsburgh landmark known for its signature clock. No worries, says Philadelphia-based Core Realty, which bought the property for $15 million,

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West Seattle's Big Deal In a former sushi restaurant in Seattle's  University Village Shopping Center, Amazon opened its first-ever physical bookstore last November. At 5,500 sf and about 2,000 sf for storage, it is about the size of a traditional independent bookstore, but woefully smaller than the 4

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At the Asia-Pacific Hotel conference this fall, one of the big players in the China market focused on the U.S. market, according to a HNN.com report. “One of the more interesting strategies we have is in the U.S.,” said Kenneth Gaw, president and managing principal for Hong Kong-based Gaw Capital Partners, a

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Foreign Capital Buys Offices In 2014, foreign capital was particularly focused on office assets, purchasing $17 billion of U.S. office properties, according to CBRE. That amount represents 45 percent of last year’s foreign investment in U.S. commercial real estate. More

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Foreign Capital Buys Offices In 2014, foreign capital was particularly focused on office assets, purchasing $17 billion of U.S. office properties, according to CBRE. That amount represents 45 percent of last year’s foreign investment in U.S. commercial real estate. More

International Beat 

Foreign Capital Buys Offices In 2014, foreign capital was particularly focused on office assets, purchasing $17 billion of U.S. office properties, according to CBRE. That amount represents 45 percent of last year’s foreign investment in U.S. commercial real estate. More

Market Trends 

Foreign Capital Buys Offices In 2014, foreign capital was particularly focused on office assets, purchasing $17 billion of U.S. office properties, according to CBRE. That amount represents 45 percent of last year’s foreign investment in U.S. commercial real estate. More