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What Your Landlord Sees – 2014 Edition

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When you run a corporate real estate portfolio, it can be easy to get stuck in the nitty-gritty of managing each individual location and how they relate to your company’s needs. However, the broader tides of the commercial real estate industry also impact you. As the other side of the industry — the investor and […]

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Top 5 Emerging Markets to Locate an Innovative Business

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If you’ve got a growing innovative business, there are three cities that you can cross off of your site selection list – San Francisco, San Jose and Boston. All of them posted lower than average growth in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) jobs. The new, hot and emerging markets are clustered in the middle […]

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More Tips for Backing Up Your CRE

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Here are some of my suggestions for back up programs: Windows computers offer a plethora of third-party programs for relatively cheap. My suggestion for a near enterprise-level backup schemes and security is Acronis True Image. This flexible and powerful program can actually create full, live disk images of your PC so that when the time […]

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An Unbiased Look on the Biases of CRE’s Future

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In an effort to be diplomatic, I’m going to address both the positive and negative aspects of the commercial real estate market that are currently being discussed by various sources. This is mainly an attempt to give you, the reader, an unbiased look at the biases currently the web. After outlining both positions, perhaps you’ll […]

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L.I. Investors and Developers Needed for Coliseum Renovation

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With the referendum rejected, Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano put out a plea for private developers to submit proposals for a revamped Nassau Coliseum. Nassau taxpayers expressed their dissent when they rejected Wang’s proposed tax hike to fund the Coliseum’s renovation and now Mangano is hastening to find another, privately funded, alternative. Despite his disappointment, […]

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CRE & Economic Forecasts Remain Predictably Grim

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Disaster might rear its ugly head once again in the shape of a second, more devastating recession in the United States. Just when the U.S. started the arduous task of digging themselves out of their financial hole, another tsunami in the form of the “debt deal debacle” came and washed away all their progress. But […]

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Brookhaven Lab Gets $33 Million Makeover

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Brookhaven Laboratory announces their planned renovation of two buildings on the 5,300-acre campus, set to begin October 1. The project is estimated to cost a total of $50.8 million, $33 million going solely into the renovation and modernizing of both buildings. The renovations will be funded by the U.S. Department of Engery’s Science Laboratories Infrastructure […]

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Will CMBS Sustain High Lending Numbers?

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Commercial lending has rebounded quite successfully this quarter, showing an increase tantamount only to the second quarter of 2008. A good sign for those of us in the CRE market, as it shows a steady and growing industry ready to move back into the game. The index recorded a 107% jump from last year’s statistics, […]

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Nassau Says “No” to Coliseum Renovation

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Around 100,000 Nassau County voters flocked to the polls yesterday to cast their ballot on the proposal for a new Coliseum– and the majority of residents decided they like their Coliseum just the way it is. Sixty percent of voters rejected the plans for renovation, which was going to include a minor league ballpark and […]

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Nassau County to Vote on Long Island Coliseum Renovation

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Today, Nassau County residents decide the fate of the $400 million referendum to redo the Nassau Coliseum. Passing the referendum would mean an increase of about $14 in property taxes (or 4%) per Nassau County household which, to most, seems like a reasonable price to pay in comparison to all benefits of a new complex. […]

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