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REITs Fall Out Of Favor As Interest Rates Rise

  • June 20, 2018
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As interest rates rise, investors are questioning whether they’d be better off parking their money in bonds than real estate investment trusts. Last week, the Federal Reserve announced that it would raise interest rates by a quarter percentage point. Following this news, S&P 500 real estate stocks fell 1.2 percent last week and are down
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EastGroup Properties Inc. has officially broken ground on Gateway Commerce Park, becoming the most prominent Class A industrial project in Miami Gardens. Spanning 61 acres, the park marks EastGroup’s entrance into the premier Miami-Dade market. Gateway Commerce Park will offer tenants the flexibility to lease spaces ranging from 30,000 square feet to a full 200,000-square-foot building and
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Top 6 Commercial Real Estate Trends

  • June 6, 2018
  • Capital Markets
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GlobeSt.com got an exclusive look at the commercial real estate data and trends set to define dealmaking and investments for the rest of the year by law firm Akerman LLP. The ninth annual Akerman US Real Estate Sector Report, which has been tracking executive sentiment in CRE for nearly a decade, identified six top trends
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Developers Could Make Bank From Rollback Of Dodd-Frank

  • May 30, 2018
  • Commercial Loans
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Nearly a decade after bad real estate loans helped thrust the U.S. economy into a major recession, the House of Representatives passed a bill to roll back a number of regulations for banks. The changes, experts said, could become a catalyst for increased commercial real estate lending, opening up many new sources of funding to
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MIA Named Best Airport In North America For Cargo Logistics

  • May 23, 2018
  • Infrastructure
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On May 15, Miami International Airport was named Best Airport in North America at the 2018 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards ceremony in Shanghai, in recognition of its excellence in the global air cargo sector over the past year. The awards program, hosted and organized annually by industry publication Asia Cargo News,
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It’s a scenario that plays out over and over in cities across the country: A small business in a hip neighborhood closes, the storefront is left empty for months — maybe years — and then eventually gets replaced by a national chain. Whether it’s gentrifying Brooklyn, Greenwich Village in Manhattan or Miami Beach, the coffee shops, boutiques and eateries
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Bridge Development Partners announced it has secured $75 million in financing to develop its Bridge Point Commerce Center project in Miami Gardens. Strategically located between Miami-Dade and Broward Counties on a 186-acre site with direct frontage on the Florida Turnpike, the Class-A industrial park will encompass 2.1 million square feet at full build out. Phase 1 of the
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Non-bank real estate lending has become much more prominent in the wake of the financial crisis as banks pulled back dramatically from this asset class, which played such a large role in causing the crisis. With the U.S. government and regulators injecting hundreds of billions of dollars to avoid a collapse of the financial system, banks
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Will Self-Driving Cars Accelerate Development?

  • April 25, 2018
  • CRE
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If driverless cars and buses become the standard mode of transport, developers could have a lot more land to play with. Parking lots, garages and street-level parking could become less vital, leaving more room for projects, an executive focused on the self-driving car and autonomous vehicle space said at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s
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According to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s 2017 Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Annual Origination Volume Summation, U.S. commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed a record $530.1 billion of loans in 2017. “2017 was a very strong year, driven by solid property fundamentals, rising property values, low interest rates, and a ready supply of mortgage capital all contributing
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