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  • Will Lenders Roll Out the Welcome Mat for Hotel Investors?

    Insights on what's ahead for the hospitality sector in the capital markets, from a finance veteran and president of the Continental Partners mortgage banking firm.

    Hotel 22 June 2017 17:29
  • All About Equity Waterfalls, Part 2

    Profit distribution waterfalls and joint venture structures are common investments in commercial real estate, but they are also complex and require trade-offs for both investors and developer/sponsors, notes Avison Young Principal Jay Maddox. Part 2 of 2.

    ViewPoint 21 June 2017 15:42
  • Investors Brace for the Future: Dissecting Returns

    With the peak of the CRE cycle on its way, investors' expectations for total returns will likely not be met, argues Situs RERC President Ken Riggs. But not to fear: Solid fundamentals should keep the income component of returns stable.

    ViewPoint 21 June 2017 15:41
  • Moody’s Investors Service View on US Multifamily REITs

    US multifamily REITs’ net operating income growth will continue to decelerate on weakening fundamentals, notes Moody's Investors Service Assistant Vice President Griselda Bisono.

    ViewPoint 21 June 2017 15:41
  • Unlocking Real Value in Fast-Food Assets

    Why a sale-leaseback strategy could prove to be the best long-term solution for both net-lease franchise owners and developers, according to Sands Investment Group Net Lease Advisor Elan Sieder.

    ViewPoint 21 June 2017 15:40
  • Why Plugged-In Properties Need Backup Plans

    Connectivity is now as important to occupants as location. A veteran telecommunication executive contends that redundant technology adds to asset values and offers peace of mind.

    ViewPoint 08 June 2017 20:48
  • CRE Leaders Predict the Market

    As we celebrate our 30th anniversary, CPE asked some real estate industry leaders to take a look back at past prophecies and evaluate which ones became reality, then offer their own predictions for the next decade.

    Investment 08 June 2017 14:14
  • Creating the Ultimate Fan Experience at Atlanta’s New Stadium

    When HGOR was chosen to design the 60-acre, mixed-use development The Battery at SunTrust Park, it set out to create a sense of place with unique features and flexible public space to offer a better experience for visitors to the Atlanta Braves' new stadium, notes HGOR Associate Lauren Standish.

    Mixed Use 07 June 2017 19:42
  • HVCR-What?: Managing Uncertainty Around HVCRE Loans

    HVCRE regulations were implemented more than two years ago, but the scope and requirements of these rules are still unclear to many borrowers and lenders, note Pircher, Nichols & Meeks Partner Daniel Guggenheim and Associate Michael Seiden.

    ViewPoint 07 June 2017 17:52
  • Brick & Mortar Retailer Woes Raise Concerns for REITs

    Despite a surge in retail M&A activity, especially in e-commerce, the fiscal health of the sector has some retail REITs worried. But executives that take advantage of the opportunity for evolution should still fare well, notes BDO USA assurance partners Stuart Eisenberg and Natalie Kotlyar.

    ViewPoint 07 June 2017 17:50
  • Net Lease Casual Dining in Demand with 1031 Buyers

    The asset class remains a popular target for net lease investors largely because it is e-commerce resistant, argues The Boulder Group President Randy Blankstein. While private and 1031 buyers are the most aggressive purchasers, other investor types are getting in on the action.

    ViewPoint 06 June 2017 17:48
  • Lean 3P Workshop: Successful Stakeholder Engagement in Facility Design

    Why using the Production Preparation Process model is an effective tool for health care architects to gather, distill and incorporate all parties' considerations into a new construction or renovation of a facility, according to E4H Environments for Health Architecture's Regan Henry and Mike Bennett.

    Healthcare 02 June 2017 19:04
  • What to Consider When Subleasing Office Space

    Ray Triana of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, who specializes in legal advisement on finance, development and leasing, examines the risks and considerations that must be taken into account by involved parties before entering into a sublease.

    Office 01 June 2017 13:17
  • Bridging Retail’s Great Divide

    With customers seeking in-store experiences that let them shop seamlessly in person and online, the sector continues to undergo significant stress on the brick-and-mortar front.

    ViewPoint 22 May 2017 18:20
  • All About Equity Waterfalls, Part 1

    Many developers and sponsors rely on third-party investors to fund the majority of their project's equity, but structuring a mutually acceptable joint venture can be quite a hurdle to overcome, notes Avison Young Principal Jay Maddox. Part 1 of 2.

    ViewPoint 17 May 2017 18:38