For the 14th consecutive trailing 12-month period, the NCREIF National Property Index showed double-digit returns (composed of income and appreciation in value), reflecting a combination of continuing improvement in property fundamentals and high levels of investor demand for income-producing assets.
The Wabash Building is an expansion of Roosevelt University’s Chicago campus. Located on a small midblock site of 17,500 square feet (1,600 sq m), the “vertical university” comprises 420,000 square feet (3,900 sq m) of mixed-use space, including classrooms, lecture halls, and a 632-bed student residential space.
Secondary markets behave differently than their big-city gateway peers, so prudent investors need to adjust their strategies accordingly.
Lending and investment standards are easing despite credible warnings of a bubble.
With the vote on San Francisco’s waterfront height limit resolved last week, it’s time for residents to move on to more pressing waterfront issues: namely, rising sea levels.
A multidisciplinary team in Amsterdam is racing to print a prototype home.
Two Dallas suburban cities experiment with flexible retail or residential space designs to help urbanize their city centers.
Twenty-three developments (11 in North America, seven in Asia, and five in Europe) have been selected as finalists in the 2014 Global Awards for Excellence.
The Trepp survey for the week ended June 6 showed spreads widening 3 to 5 basis points and the implied ten-year commercial real estate mortgage rate for institutional properties remaining at 4.00+/- percent. Year-to-date, the implied rate continues to hover near historical lows, declining 51 basis points since January 1, 2014.
I am very pleased to report that ULI’s recent Spring Meeting in Vancouver was an extraordinary success.