Commercial Real Estate News for Friday May 11

In Friday’s commercial real estate news – we’ll give you a look at the leaders in CRE, why universities have become big-time real estate developers, and so much more.

Commercial real estate industry leaders continue to see balanced market fundamentals as plentiful financing and equity continue to drive investment activity, despite rising costs of construction and an uncertain outlook for markets in 2019, according to The Real Estate Roundtable’s Q2 2018 Economic Sentiment Index released today.

Amazon Gets Physical With Real-World Consumers: Shira Ovide

It turns out that people want to browse, shop, pick up or return in person, and Amazon is changing to meet those demands.

Why universities became big-time real estate developers.

You don’t need to drop out of Harvard and move to the West Coast to start a company anymore. You can cross the Charles River to the i-Lab, a 30,000-square-foot incubator for undergraduates that the university founded in 2011.

U.S. Inflation Looks Even More Tame If You Remove Housing Costs

U.S. central bankers eyeing services inflation as a key gauge of price pressures may find it pretty robustuntil you take housing costs out of the equation.

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 11, 2018)

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