In Wednesday’s commercial real estate news – we’ll give you a look at what an AT&T Time Warner merger could mean for CRE, why Fannie and Freddie should hold billions in capital, the over $1 billion CRE properties in Romania, and so much more.
Apartmentalize Attendees Gather in San Diego to Tackle Such Challenges Facing Multifamily as Affordability Generational Shifts New Business Models
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s regulator is proposing that the mortgage-finance giants have a combined capital buffer of as much as $180.9 billion should the companies be released from government control.
At its annual meeting in Toronto Tuesday, the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue heard from an exasperated shareholder wondering why the retailer’s not doing more to cash in on hot property markets such as Toronto while it can.
An Investment Management Firm Wants to Combine Stores and Fulfillment Centers. Can the Concept Save Empty Big Boxes?
In the current retail climate, industrial REITs have been hailed, while retail REITs have been hammered. As industrial REITs have reaped the rewards of the e-commerce boom, investors—fearing a brick-and-mortar bust—have taken a broadly skeptical view of retail REITs, much to the consternation of executives at REITs that own malls and shopping centers.
Multi-story warehouses are already common in Asia, but the concept is now taking off in supply-constrained American cities. Four multilevel projects are currently under construction or will soon break ground in Seattle, San Francisco and New York City, and many more planned projects will be announced in the coming months, according to Rob Kossar, vice chairman and head of the Northeast industrial region at real estate services firm JLL.
The value of retail, office and industrial real estate properties delivered in Romania last year reached EUR 1.08 billion, according to an analysis by real estate consultancy firm Activ Property Services.