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INTERNATIONAL: Katara to Build $1.6B Silver Pearl Hotel in Qatar

INTERNATIONAL: Katara to Build $1.6B Silver Pearl Hotel in Qatar

December 18, 2014 - Qatar hotel developer and operator Katara Hospitality has unveiled plans for a more than 1000-key Silver Pearl Hotel to be located one mile offshore near Doha.…

Blackstone Picks Up Twin Office Buildings in Dublin

December 18, 2014 - lackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV has increased its presence in Ireland with the acquisition of the Atrium buildings, two premier office structures in Sandyford, in Dublin’s south suburbs. …

INTERNATIONAL: Heitman Grabs Two M-F Portfolios in Amsterdam

INTERNATIONAL: Heitman Grabs Two M-F Portfolios in Amsterdam

December 18, 2014 - Global real estate investment management firm Heitman L.L.C. has bought two separate apartment portfolios, for the first time in Holland.…

Banyan, Oaktree JV Buys Office Portfolio from Parkway Properties

Banyan, Oaktree JV Buys Office Portfolio from Parkway Properties

December 18, 2014 - A joint venture between affiliates of Banyan Street Capital and Oaktree Capital Management bought 19 Class A office assets in six states for $237 million from Parkway Properties.…

Capri Capital Sells 351-Unit M-F Community in Fort Lee, NJ

Capri Capital Sells 351-Unit M-F Community in Fort Lee, NJ

December 18, 2014 - The Crest at Fort Lee, a 351-unit apartment community, has been sold by Capri Capital Partners for $120 million to Pantzer Properties.…

Economy Watch: Interest Rates, Inflation, Negative-Homeowner Equity

December 18, 2014 - The Fed reaffirms that it would be a “considerable time” before interest rates went up. The rate of inflation and prices increased 0.1 percent in November. The national negative equity…

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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