The Dynamics of College Town CRE

The Dynamics of College Town CRE

Not all college towns are created alike when it comes to commercial real estate, but most of them tend to do better than comparable cities by geography and size without institutions of higher learning, according to a recent Reis report.  Tertiary apartment rent growth...
Crowdfunding Seeks to Make CRE Investment User-Friendly

Crowdfunding Seeks to Make CRE Investment User-Friendly

Commercial real estate transactions can become more user-friendly for casual investors through new technology, and one does not have to be a CRE insider to have a fruitful return experience.  Crowdfunding, which was once thought of as an outlier way to invest, is now...
Positive 2018 Hotel Forecasts Holding True

Positive 2018 Hotel Forecasts Holding True

There were a few indicators last year that have led commercial real estate observers to believe that 2018 is going to be a strong year for the hotel sector, and some of that is already coming to fruition. The year ended with lodging stocks ending on a high note, with...

The Rise of “Grocerants”

They say to never go grocery shopping on an empty stomach. Well, grocers have found a way to cash in if you do. There are several “grocerants,” at chain stores and independent locations, that now have full-service restaurants and bars where consumers can taste the...