Monthly Archives: April 2012

Phoenix Tops List of Top 10 Markets for Rising List Prices

Editor’s note: Data from Realtor.com’s first-quarter real estate trend data report. The report analyzes data for 146 U.S. metros and includes single-family homes, condos, townhomes and co-ops. The spring homebuying season continues its brush with optimism with median list prices … Continue reading

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Retail Investors Target Secondary Markets

Secondary markets will draw retail investors with more attractive pricing this year, though core retail assets in primary markets will lead in net operating income growth, according to a Marcus & Millichap report. Repositioning opportunities in underserved markets could offer … Continue reading

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Realty Times – Commercial Real Estate Forecasted to Improve

Realty Times – Commercial Real Estate Forecasted to Improve.

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Growth Predicted in Americas Region

Despite the sluggish trend at year-end 2011, economic growth in the Americas region is expected to accelerate this year, leading to healthy leasing fundamentals in the office, industrial, and retail sectors, according to Cushman & Wakefield’s 2012 Economic Pulse report. … Continue reading

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March foreclosure activity down to near 5-year low

By ALEX VEIGA LOS ANGELES (AP) – More U.S. homes are entering the foreclosure process, setting the stage for a surge in properties repossessed by lenders this year. The number of homes that received first-time foreclosure notices rose 7 percent … Continue reading

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Mesa Debt Restructuring to Save Millions

Phoenix Business Journal by Angela Gonzales, Senior Reporter   The city of Mesa will save about $72.1 million during the next five years as a result of debt restructuring approved by the Mesa City Council. The city was able to … Continue reading

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Industrial-Space Showdown

BY CRAIG KARMIN AND KRIS HUDSON Two real estate powerhouses are angling for control of a massive industrial portfolio hoping to capitalize on an expected economic recovery. Blackstone Group for more than two years has been collecting pieces of junior … Continue reading

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