CPE’s Top 5 May 2017 Articles

Miss out on any CPE stories in May? Here are five of our most popular articles for the month, including a report on the highest taxed buildings in America and news on a massive live-work-play community underway from Hines.

1031 Exchanges: To Be or Not to Be Eliminated?

The pressure to reduce rates and find revenue offsets has put 1031 exchanges on the chopping block as part of the Trump administration’s potential tax reform. But some experts believe that the likelihood of a repeal is low.


The Highest Taxed Buildings in America

The fact that Manhattan dominates the rankings doesn’t come as a shock, but the difference in numbers might. The list compiled by COMMERCIALCafé is quite the mixed bag.


How to Handle the CMBS Refinancing Challenge

Daniel Martin, partner at McDermott Will & Emery, discusses the wall of CMBS maturities coming due this year and his outlook for the CRE lending market.


The Strand
News of Hines proposed 135-acre live-work-play community The Strand caught CPE readers’ attention in May.

Marriott Expands Modular Construction Initiative

The hospitality giant hopes to utilize the prefabrication process on roughly 13 percent of all deals for the region this year, which would be an industry first in North America.


Hines Unveils 3.5 MSF Corporate Campus in Texas

The Strand, a 135-acre live-work-play community in suburban Dallas, will be developed in phases and will bring office accommodations, retail space and urban residential options.