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Commercial Real Estate Archives - Friedman Market Spotlight

There’s good news, with caution, for commercial real estate under President Trump

February 14, 2017 |

A great deal of uncertainty still hangs over the economy, financial markets and commercial real estate as the new administration settles in at the White House. But President Donald Trump’s initial actions appear to create positive tail winds for commercial … Read More

5 Reasons to Buy vs. Rent Commercial Space

September 22, 2014 |

Purchasing commercial real estate is huge decision that has far reaching impacts on your business’ cash flow, balance sheet, and funding options. So it is really important that entrepreneurs take their time and carefully consider when and why it might make sense … Read More

Shop the Presses: MediaNews Selling More Newspaper Real Estate

August 20, 2014 |

Newspaper publisher MediaNews Group is putting out a for-sale sign – for its real estate.

The country’s second largest newspaper publisher by circulation is seeking buyers for 70 office buildings, printing plants and other properties totaling 1.7 million square feet … Read More

SPECIAL REPORT: The Rise of High-Rises

July 11, 2014 |

Vertical communities are moving ever higher as a new generation of high-rise buildings concentrated mainly in China, the Middle East and South East Asia show developers competing to build to record heights.

Cities occupy only two per cent of the … Read More

Royal Oak Reviews Plans for 8-Story Hotel Complex With Offices, Apartments

July 8, 2014 |

Members of the Royal Oak City Commission praised the overall plan but voted 5-0 to send a long-awaited downtown hotel proposal back to the city’s Planning Commission to review major last-minute changes that city officials said took them completely by … Read More

Retail Rents on Rise as Space at a Premium

July 8, 2014 |

Shopping-center owners continued to increase rents in the second quarter as a host of retailers in expansion mode jockeyed for dwindling available space in existing high-quality centers.

Vacancy rates at U.S. malls and strip centers remained minimal in the … Read More

Demand For Airport Real Estate Takes Off

July 8, 2014 |

A recent acquisition by a Chicago RE investment firm of Austin, TX airport industrial buildings shows one way to play the US infrastructure slowdown.

Relative to other countries where airport capacity continues to expand, including Canada, Singapore and Germany, US … Read More

Millenials Drive Commercial Real Estate Market Growth

July 1, 2014 |

Millenials who are moving out of their parents’ homes are driving commercial real estate market growth.

According to Mitch Roschelle, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) real estate advisory practice head and co-founder, millenials are leaving their parents’ humble abode to move to urban … Read More