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Economy Watch: State Unemployment Rates Mostly Down in March; Number of Underwater Homes Dropping

April 21, 2014 - In March, a total of 24 states had unemployment rates significantly lower than the U.S. figure of 6.7 percent.…

Cadillac Fairview to Build Massive M-U District in Downtown Montreal

Cadillac Fairview to Build Massive M-U District in Downtown Montreal

April 18, 2014 - The real estate arm of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Cadillac Fairview has revealed plans to develop Quad Windsor, a new residential and commercial district in downtown Montreal. …

PM Hospitality Opens First Westin in Delaware

PM Hospitality Opens First Westin in Delaware

April 18, 2014 - Wilmington, Delaware’s skyline is altered and its stature gets a boost with the opening of The Westin Wilmington. The brand new 180-room hotel, developed by a joint venture consisting of…

Bouwinvest Acquires 300 High-End Rental Apartments in Iconic Amsterdam Tower

Bouwinvest Acquires 300 High-End Rental Apartments in Iconic Amsterdam Tower

April 18, 2014 - One of the largest Dutch investment managers specializing in real estate, Bouwinvest REIM, has bought 300 high-end rental apartments within the Pontsteiger tower in Amsterdam.…

International: Intu Properties Pays Westfield $1.4B for 3 UK Retail Properties

International: Intu Properties Pays Westfield $1.4B for 3 UK Retail Properties

April 18, 2014 - Intu Properties has paid a total of $1.4 billion for three retail centers in the United Kingdom owned by the Westfield Group. …

Vornado Completes $350M Refinancing of NYC’s 909 Third Ave.

Vornado Completes $350M Refinancing of NYC’s 909 Third Ave.

April 18, 2014 - Vornado Realty Trust has completed a $350 million refinancing of 909 Third Ave., a 33-story, 1.3 million-square-foot Midtown Manhattan office building. …

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Across the board, the vast majority of markets have seen consecutive rent growth.

–John Sikaitis, managing director of Research at JLL

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CPE AWARDS
Deadline Today: 2014 Distinguished Achievement Awards

Deadline Today: 2014 Distinguished Achievement Awards

April 4, 2014 - CPE is now accepting submissions for the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Awards. The awards program, now in its fourth year, recognizes…

2014 Tops in Technology – Nominate Your Favorite Provider Today!

2014 Tops in Technology – Nominate Your Favorite Provider Today!

January 24, 2014 - Nominate your favorite technology product and service providers for CPE's second annual Tops in Technology Awards, recognizing the leading technology…

Gray, Schorsch, Sternlicht Sweep Top Executive of the Year Awards

Gray, Schorsch, Sternlicht Sweep Top Executive of the Year Awards

November 26, 2013 - CPE announces the winners of the peer-voted 2013 Executive of the Year Awards.…

CPE Announces the 2013 Distinguished Achievement Award Winners

CPE Announces the 2013 Distinguished Achievement Award Winners

June 30, 2013 - CPE is proud to present the winners of the 2013 Distinguished Achievement Awards.…

Slideshow: 2013 Distinguished Achievement Award Winners

June 25, 2013 - The July 2013 issue of CPE featured the winners of the 2013 Distinguished Achievement Awards. This slideshow presents photos of…

CPE Wins NAREE Awards

CPE Wins NAREE Awards

June 18, 2013 - Commercial Property Executive took home multiple honors from the National Association of Real Estate Editors 63rd Annual Journalism Awards.…

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RESEARCH CENTER
Healthy Gains

Healthy Gains

April 17, 2014 - (CMBS delinquencies by property type; $ in billions) By Larry Kay Between February 2014 and the same period last year,…

Construction Cutbacks

Construction Cutbacks

April 16, 2014 - (change in U.S. commercial real estate under construction)…

Loosened Reins?

Loosened Reins?

April 16, 2014 - (national cap rate performance based on properties and portfolios of $2.5 million and greater)…

Mitigated Moves

Mitigated Moves

April 16, 2014 - (employed and unemployed persons by occupation; not seasonally adjusted; number in thousands)…

Shopping Spree

Shopping Spree

April 16, 2014 - (U.S. retail market conditions*)…

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Guest Columns
Guest Column: When ‘Best Efforts’ Are Not the Best Effort

Guest Column: When ‘Best Efforts’ Are Not the Best Effort

April 3, 2014 - Real estate attorneys Julian M. Wise and Alykhan A. Shivji of Schulte Roth & Zabel…

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Executive Profiles
Adaptive Reuse in Hospitality: A Q&A with Hilton Worldwide’s Bill Duncan

Adaptive Reuse in Hospitality: A Q&A with Hilton Worldwide’s Bill Duncan

February 21, 2014 -   The hospitality industry is vying to capture business and leisure customers, and transforming existing…

A Road Less Traveled

A Road Less Traveled

September 19, 2013 - Harrison Street’s Chris Merrill champions new niches. …

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Visionary Q&AS
Jack Cohen Q&A

Jack Cohen Q&A

February 25, 2014 - Jack Cohen evaluates the financial market.…

Ed McMahon: Remaking the Suburbs

January 3, 2014 - Urban Land Institute fellow Ed McMahon sits down with CPE during the Fall Meeting to…

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