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Blackstone Partners on $1.2B Investment Platform for M-U Portfolio in Singapore

Blackstone Partners on $1.2B Investment Platform for M-U Portfolio in Singapore

December 17, 2014 - Blackstone’s Tactical Opportunities Fund has committed to making a notable investment in Singapore. …

Moody’s Downgrades ARCP Stock to Junk Due to ‘Continued Uncertainty’ at REIT

Moody’s Downgrades ARCP Stock to Junk Due to ‘Continued Uncertainty’ at REIT

December 17, 2014 - One day after American Realty Capital Properties Executive Chairman Nick Schorsch and the company’s other two top executives resigned in the wake of an accounting scandal, the REIT giant suffered…

C&W’s Purchase of Massey Knakal–Consolidation Trend in Commercial Brokerage

C&W’s Purchase of Massey Knakal–Consolidation Trend in Commercial Brokerage

December 17, 2014 - Cushman & Wakefield put the capital markets industry on notice this week with the surprising acquisition of Massey Knakal Realty Services, for a reported $100 million.…

Fundrise, Larson Realty JV to Redevelop Detroit’s Former Tiger Stadium

Fundrise, Larson Realty JV to Redevelop Detroit’s Former Tiger Stadium

December 17, 2014 - Larson Realty Group and its development group that includes Fundrise, a leading real estate crowdfunding platform, have been chosen to redevelop the Michigan and Trumbull blocks of the former Tiger…

Economy Watch: Housing Starts, Holiday Travel, Gas Savings

December 17, 2014 - U.S. housing starts in November came 1.6 percent below the revised October total. Some 98.6 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holiday season,…

Economy Watch Weekly: Strong Retail Sales, Lower Gas Prices in Time for the Holidays

Economy Watch Weekly: Strong Retail Sales, Lower Gas Prices in Time for the Holidays

December 16, 2014 - Economy writer Dees Stribling offers his weekly roundup of indicators for the week ended Dec. 12.…

Quote of the Month

It doesn’t matter how low the price goes, if nobody can get approved for the loan.

–Robert Denk, NAHB

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CPE AWARDS

Executive of the Year Awards: The Popular Vote

November 24, 2014 - The winners of the CPE Executive of the Year Awards, according to the popular vote.…

Gray Tops Executive of the Year Awards—Again; Henry Recognized for Lifetime Achievement

Gray Tops Executive of the Year Awards—Again; Henry Recognized for Lifetime Achievement

November 24, 2014 - This year’s winners of CPE’s Executive of the Year awards stood out in their pursuit of bold initiatives, innovative strategies…

Seeking 2014 Executive of the Year Nominations

Seeking 2014 Executive of the Year Nominations

July 18, 2014 - CPE is seeking nominations for the 2014 Executive of the Year awards, and we want to hear from you! With…

CPE Announces the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award Winners

CPE Announces the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award Winners

June 26, 2014 - Which properties and companies won this year's awards? Read on and find out!…

Slideshow: 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award Winners

June 23, 2014 - The 2014 winners of CPE‘s Distinguished Achievement Awards included 13 different properties, including leases, sales, developments and redevelopments, financing transactions and…

CPE’s 2014 Distinguished Achievement Awards: The Judges Speak

June 23, 2014 - This year, the judges of CPE's Distinguished Achievement Awards selected 13 winners in six categories, including our new corporate strategy…

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RESEARCH CENTER
CPE 100 Quarterly Sentiment Survey: Executives Eye 2016 as Peak Year; M-F Sector Still Rules

CPE 100 Quarterly Sentiment Survey: Executives Eye 2016 as Peak Year; M-F Sector Still Rules

December 3, 2014 - Almost half of the executives surveyed said that peak asset values and transaction volume across property types are still two…

Hooray for Holiday!

Hooray for Holiday!

December 1, 2014 - Experts in the retail sector of the commercial real estate industry believe it’s going to be a good holiday season--a…

September Improvement

September Improvement

December 1, 2014 - By Jessica Cavallero and Deegant Pandya Delinquency rates in Standard & Poor’s-rated U.S. commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) declined in September…

Long-Term Durability

Long-Term Durability

December 1, 2014 - (value of manufacturers’ new orders; not seasonally adjusted; $ in millions)…

Many Returns

Many Returns

December 1, 2014 - (annualized performance, 10-year to end of 2013*)…

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Guest Columns
Paul Curtis: Pest Proofing Your Facility for Winter

Paul Curtis: Pest Proofing Your Facility for Winter

November 18, 2014 - By Paul Curtis As a resident of a hot, humid southern state, I always welcome…

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Executive Profiles
NOVEMBER ISSUE: Capital Ideas

NOVEMBER ISSUE: Capital Ideas

November 10, 2014 - Doug Donatelli has transformed First Potomac Realty into a Washington player. …

OCTOBER ISSUE: Pioneer Spirit

OCTOBER ISSUE: Pioneer Spirit

October 21, 2014 - For more than two decades, Los Angeles-based Primestor Development Inc. has been introducing national retail…

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Visionary Q&AS
SEPTEMBER ISSUE: Enhanced Energy Savings

SEPTEMBER ISSUE: Enhanced Energy Savings

September 22, 2014 - Dennis Quinn, COO of Joule Assets, talks about the financing market for demand response projects.…

JULY ISSUE: Intelligent HVAC

JULY ISSUE: Intelligent HVAC

July 1, 2014 - Ray Pustinger, president of Enerliance, spoke with CPE editorial director Suzann D. Silverman about energy…

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