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Is Self Storage Recession Resistant?

December 12, 2018
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Boomers Create a Surge in Luxury Care Communities

December 12, 2018
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Strong economy expected to lift all commercial real estate sectors in 2019

December 12, 2018
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Is Self Storage Recession Resistant?

December 11, 2018

Is Self Storage Recession Resistant? Commercial Property Executive: Evelyn Jozsa Self storage is considered to be the booming sector of commercial real estate. However, on a national level, street-rate rents have gradually dropped as new projects kept coming online. Despite its challenges, the self storage business is unlikely to face a recession, said Brian Somoza,…

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C-Suite Awards: Bjorn Hall

December 10, 2018

Opportunity Zones, Marijuana-Related Properties and Retail Assets Among Best CRE Bets for HNW Investors in 2019 Commercial Real Estate: Shannon Lee As general counsel, corporate secretary and chief operating officer of D.C.-based real estate investor Fundrise, Bjorn Hall has conquered new territory by successfully using online crowdfunding to raise funds for real estate. Hall helped…

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Opportunity Zones, Marijuana-Related Properties and Retail Assets Among Best CRE Bets for HNW Investors in 2019

December 10, 2018

Opportunity Zones, Marijuana-Related Properties and Retail Assets Among Best CRE Bets for HNW Investors in 2019 National Real Estate Investor: John Egan As high-net-worth (HNW) investors zone in on commercial real estate opportunities for 2019, Opportunity Zones, multifamily, marijuana, retail and industrial are emerging as some of the key areas to watch. Real estate investments…

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Home Flippers’ Caution Raises `Canary in the Coal Mine’ Concern

December 7, 2018

Home Flippers’ Caution Raises `Canary in the Coal Mine’ Concern Real Estate Investor: Alex Tanzi The return on investment for home flippers has fallen in recent quarters as mortgage rates have risen, according to ATTOM Data Solutions. “Home flipping acts as a canary in the coal mine for a cooling housing market because the high…

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Can average investors take advantage of a new real estate development tax break?

December 6, 2018

Can average investors take advantage of a new real estate development tax break? CNN There’s a lot of talk about Opportunity Zones. Can anyone invest in them? Investing in an opportunity zone is not for everyone, but for the right investor, it could be a once-in-a-lifetime tax break. Opportunity zones are designated as economically distressed…

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Opportunity Zones, Marijuana-Related Properties and Retail Assets Among Best CRE Bets for HNW Investors in 2019

December 6, 2018

Opportunity Zones, Marijuana-Related Properties and Retail Assets Among Best CRE Bets for HNW Investors in 2019 National Real Estate Investor: John Egan As high-net-worth (HNW) investors zone in on commercial real estate opportunities for 2019, Opportunity Zones, multifamily, marijuana, retail and industrial are emerging as some of the key areas to watch. Real estate investments…

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Where the recovery in the housing market has come up short, in one graphic

December 5, 2018

Where the recovery in the housing market has come up short, in one graphic Market Watch: Shawn Langlois For many, a thriving jobs market and a historic bull market have helped make the popping of the housing bubble a decade ago a distant memory. But for others, the deep cuts caused by the real-estate collapse…

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Are Core Returns Headed to Zero?

December 5, 2018

Are Core Returns Headed to Zero? Commercial Property Executive: Scott Crowe We believe it is likely over the next two years that core real estate returns—represented by the index of real estate funds known as ODCE, the NCREIF Open End Diversified Core Equity Index—will approach a zero percent total return. This has tremendous consequences for…

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Seize the Opportunity (Zone), but Keep Your Head on Straight

December 5, 2018

Seize the Opportunity (Zone), but Keep Your Head on Straight Commercial Property Executive: Stuart Eisenberg and Marla Miller The IRS defines an opportunity zone as an “economically distressed community where new investments may be eligible for preferential tax treatment.” The Treasury has certified nearly 9,000 of these districts across all U.S. states and its territories,…

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