Monthly Archives: October 2012

Phoenix development experts, leaders look to future of commercial real estate #cre #phoenix #arizona

Source: BizJournals.com It’s time to embrace the flipside of the half-empty strip shopping centers and unfinished building projects that still can be found in parts of Phoenix. The commercial real estate industry is starting to bloom again, and that presents … Continue reading

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Design Firm Work Rises

Source: WSJ.com Thanks to a surge of apartment-building construction, billings at architecture firms in September increased at their fastest pace since late 2010, according to an index published by the American Institute of Architects. The Architecture Billings Index increased to … Continue reading

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CRE Investment Returns by Sector–2Q 2012

source: CPExecutive.com Total Rate of Returns for Institutional Investors NCREIF Property Index* *The NCREIF Property Index is a quarterly time series composite total rate of return measure of investment performance of a very large pool of individual commercial real estate … Continue reading

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U.S. #CRE Commercial Real Estate Recovery to Advance in 2013 with Nationwide Gains in Leasing, Rents & Pricing, According to PwC US and Urban Land Institute’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Forecast

Source: ULI.com San Francisco Displaces Washington, D.C. as Top Ranked City for 2013; Apartment Sector Remains Investor Favored Property Type Report Highlights Potential “Best Bets” for Investors in 2013 Watch the media webinar recorded on Oct. 17, 2012. DENVER (October 17, … Continue reading

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Being Gutsy Is Bringing Some Glory #cre #investments

Source: WSJ.com Smaller Firms That Bought Commercial Property During Downturn See Profits By ELIOT BROWN The expected sale of a hulking, brick office tower in Midtown Manhattan is on track to net its seller the largest dollar profit to date on … Continue reading

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Summer Rally In CRE Pricing Follows Strong First-Half Performance

source: CoStar.com Commercial real estate prices posted solid gains for the second straight month in August, with pricing of larger transactions reaching its highest level since the Great Recession and prices of smaller, less expensive deals seeing their largest year-over-year increase … Continue reading

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Does green add value?

Source: CBREPhoenix.com Absolutely. Positively. Unequivocally. We believe so. But what exactly is the value? Good question.       Green is one of the most overused, abused and misused terms of the past 10 years. For the purpose of providing … Continue reading

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