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  • Single-Family Rentals: From Crisis-Era Bargains to Thriving Market

    The SFR market comprises a small but mighty segment of today's overall REIT landscape. BDO Partner Stuart Eisenberg reveals why the opportunities are vast for REITs to further expand into the space.

    ViewPoint 06 June 2018 20:40
  • Best Strategies for Landing the Perfect Anchor Retail Tenant

    There are many areas to consider when strategizing which anchor tenant is the best fit for a new project. Eric Jordan, vice president of fund development at Calmwater Capital, outlines a few.

    Retail 06 June 2018 20:33
  • Boosting ROI With the Right Balance of Smart Tech

    Rent premiums and cost savings are just a few of the reasons why investing in "smart" features can be a win-win for property owners and tenants, notes Elie Rieder, founder & CEO of Castle Lanterra Properties.

    ViewPoint 06 June 2018 20:31
  • The Net Lease Break-Up Strategy

    Net lease owners are seeking new ways to leverage their investments, and it's paying off—in turn attracting more investment sales brokers than in years past, relates Max Freedman, founding partner of Sands Investment Group.

    Retail 06 June 2018 20:05
  • New Liability Risks for Retail

    A growing number of centers now feature non-traditional anchors like entertainment, food and lifestyle venues. For owners and operators, an important part of adapting to this change is revisiting general liability and property insurance. Here’s what you should know.

    ViewPoint 24 May 2018 15:29
  • Identifying & Avoiding Commercial Lease Pitfalls

    There are four hidden issues in a commercial lease that every tenant should be mindful of when lease—and even term sheet—negotiations commence.

    ViewPoint 22 May 2018 19:11
  • Stability Encumbers CMBS Market

    Forged out of crisis and sharpened during a cycle of frenetic activity, the CMBS market is struggling to adjust to a period of relative calm, observes Yardi Matrix Associate Director of Research Paul Fiorilla.

    Finance 22 May 2018 14:57
  • Insurance Broker Selection vs. Competition: What’s Best?

    Choosing an insurance broker is a critical part of risk management, yet the system is structured in a way that limits competition. An industry veteran offers tips on navigating the challenging process and finding the right broker for your company.

    Finance 18 May 2018 15:25
  • The Value of a New Image

    When it comes to repositioning an asset, one should never underestimate the power of first impressions, argues Nadel Architects Director of Special Projects Patrick Winters.

    ViewPoint 18 May 2018 13:45
  • How Historic Preservation Plays a Central Role in Urban Revitalization

    Paramount Assets Senior Vice President Richard Dunn describes how adaptive reuse has become the favored way to achieve a necessary balance of modern commercial, residential and recreational product in New Jersey.

    ViewPoint 17 May 2018 19:50
  • The Unique Challenges of EB-5 Defaults

    While the program has been a valuable financing tool for the real estate industry, it has also attracted poorly conceived projects and abuses. Avison Young Principal Jay Maddox offers insight on what to do when things go wrong.

    Finance 16 May 2018 16:42
  • Amazon’s Challenge to Institutional Real Estate

    Amazon's top picks for its second headquarters are showing real estate investors how they can find value in select non-gateway markets, argue CenterSquare Invesment Management's Scott Crowe and Uma Pattarkine.

    Investment 16 May 2018 16:41
  • Bank Borrowing Risks Remain for REITs

    U.S. REITs may find themselves with less liquidity available at commercial banks, as public and private bond markets become less robust through the next phase of the capital markets cycle, warns Fitch Ratings Managing Director Steven Marks.

    ViewPoint 16 May 2018 16:38
  • The True Commodity Asset of Health-Care Net Lease

    Stan Johnson Co. Associate Director Colin Cornell reveals what has driven net lease investor interest in dialysis clinics and what variables affect their valuations.

    ViewPoint 16 May 2018 16:37
  • Breaking Up the Big-Box

    There are significant opportunities to transform an under-performing big-box into a more complimentary mix of real estate. Here are four tips to keep in mind when making the transition.

    Retail 04 May 2018 17:38