Posts filed under: Commercial Real Estate

Why Asian Investors Are Gobbling Up US Real Estate

It is no longer a secret that Asian investors have a tremendous appetite to acquire New York and US real estate. I am pleased to say we have completed well over $3 billion of transactions with Asian investors over the last...
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U.S. Big Magnet For Global Commercial Real Estate Money

Global commercial real estate investment money is betting big on the U.S. this year. Global transactions in the U.S. jumped 30% in the second quarter, leading all other regions, according to JLL (NYSE:JLL), a global real estate services firm. The...
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Investing In NYC Real Estate Via Crowdfunding Platform

Real estate crowdfunding platform CityFunders lets investors take advantage of New York City’s lucrative real estate investment opportunities. Instead of millions of dollars, investors can have skin in the NYC real estate game for as little at $5,000 per share....
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Dubai developer to promote properties to Chinese buyers

Dubai-based prominent real estate developer Damac Properties has inked a deal with a Chinese property broker to promote its 37,000 properties inDubai to Chinese investors. Beijing-based property broker 5i5j employs nearly 30,000 real estate sales professionals and boasts of “selling...
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The $5 billion question: Will WeWork survive the next downturn?

    In November, news broke that the shared-office provider WeWork raised $150 million in February from a number of high-profile investors, including Boston Properties’ Mort Zuckerman. The deal valued WeWork at $1.5 billion and catapulted it into the limelight....
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London’s Church and State Brace for Cooling Property

    In London’s booming commercial-property market, church and state alike have been among the biggest winners. Now, some of Britain’s oldest and richest landlords are preparing for the market to cool. Property investment funds run on behalf of the...
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Frank Gehry Building at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate Said for Sale

    A Frank Gehry-designed office and apartment building near Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate is up for sale, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. The four-story DZ Bank building at Pariser Platz 3 is being marketed by BNP...
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Sony Building owners have sights set on adding luxury hotels

    Joseph Chetrit’s dreams for the Sony Building at 550 Madison Ave. include more than just hopes to sell a triplex penthouse for a record $150 million. He’s playing serious footsie with several super-luxury hotel brands with eyes on...
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Utah is home of world’s most expensive luxury hotel

    The world’s most expensive hotel has been revealed to be located in Utah. That discovery is the result of a recent survey from Luxury-Hotels.com. The survey specifically conducted a comparison of luxury hotel rates around the globe for...
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Surging Chinese Investment Has Widespread Global Impact, Especially Hospitality Industry

    Earlier this year, I blogged about the excitement in China generated by the news that its Dalian Wanda Group planned to invest $1.09 billion to build and operate a luxury hotel in London. At the time of their...
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