Scotsman Guide – Make the Old New Again

Apartment | Published Articles

Millennial-age renters are driving much of today’s demand for apartments, and millennials have made their preferences clear. They want to live in trendy neighborhoods close to where they work. They want the latest amenities, but their rents also need to be affordable.

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Retail Dive – Can Retailers Break Up With the Malls?

Published Articles | Retail

To date U.S. retailers have announced 7,426 store closures and 3,039 openings, compared to 5,864 closures and 3,258 openings last year.

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Restaurant Business – Why The Retail Apocalypse Is The Main Factor In Restaurant Traffic Problems

Current Events | Published Articles | Retail

Restaurant traffic has been weak for three years, and we’ve analyzed plenty of reasons for that, including grocery prices, changing consumer habits, oversupply and even weak movie receipts. All of those reasons are valid, but none are as big a factor as the retail apocalypse.

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REBusiness Online – Demand for Retail Space Surges in Boston

Published Articles | Retail

Bolstered by strong growth in its millennial population and high-paying jobs, Boston’s urban core continues to boast one of the lowest retail vacancy rates in the country.

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Multifamily Biz – Parkview Financial Provides $15.91 Million Construction Loan in Los Angeles’ Koreatown

Apartment | Construction | Published Articles

Parkview Financial announced today it has provided a $15.91 million construction loan to St Andrews Place, LLC, a Los Angeles-based private developer, for the development of a six-story, 65-unit apartment property in the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles.

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Shopping Center Business – REIS: National Retail Vacancy Experiences First Drop Since 2016

Published Articles | Retail

The national retail vacancy rate fell 10 basis points to 10.1 percent in the second quarter, according to Moody’s Analytics REIS data.

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JPMorgan Chase: Fed Cuts Interest Rates to Sustain Expansion

Current Events | Economic Trends | Published Articles

The Federal Reserve lowered interest rates by 25 basis points at its meeting today—bringing the target range to 2 to 2.25 percent. Find out what this means for commercial real estate investors.

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NREI – Regional Mall Owners Focus on Adaptive Reuse and Smaller

Published Articles | Retail

Malls are taking a hit with the loss of anchor department stores like Sears, J.C. Penney, Bon-Ton, Carson’s and Macy, not to mention in-line tenants.

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CNBC – The biggest mall owner in the US ‘can’t guarantee’ there won’t be more retail wreckage this year

Published Articles | Retail

The biggest mall owner in the country is anticipating the pace of retail store closures will slow after a nasty start to the year. But its CEO won’t make any promises.

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