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RentHop study: When it comes to dragging down apartment rents, not all crimes are created equal

by Dan Rafter Plenty of factors cause apartment rents to rise and fall. But how about crime rates? Do high crime rates automatically result in lower apartment rents? Usually, according to a new study from RentHop. But the type of … Continue reading

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Foreign investors still spending big on U.S. industrial real estate

by Dan Rafter Industrial real estate continues to attract the dollars of foreign investors, according to the latest research by Avison Young. Avison Young reported that foreign investors purchased $4.3 billion of corporate distribution, warehouse and related-space between the first … Continue reading

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Lancaster Pollard survey: More affordable apartment projects on the way?

by Dan Rafter Developers will be building plenty of affordable multifamily projects during the rest of 2017, if the results from a housing survey released in April by Columbus, Ohio-based Lancaster Pollard are to be believed. In its survey of … Continue reading

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Hospitality industry set for solid, if not explosive, year in 2017

by Dan Rafter The nation’s hotel industry is set for another solid year in 2017, with the industry seeing higher room revenues and a greater number of newly delivered hotel rooms, according to the latest hospitality report from Marcus & … Continue reading

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DNA of CRE survey: Commercial real estate remains male-dominated, doesn’t make instant millionaires

by Dan Rafter The vast majority of commercial real estate professionals — 80 percent — are male, and most don’t rank among the super rich, with 24 percent of commercial real estate agents reporting that they earned less than $100,000 … Continue reading

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Millennials matter to retailers. But how about Gen Z shoppers?

by Dan Rafter Millennials have been receiving plenty of press for their shopping habits and how these habits are changing the retail world. But what about even younger shoppers? Turns out these consumers — known as Gen Z — are … Continue reading

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Student Loan Hero Survey: Household debt might slow holiday spending

by Dan Rafter Retailers are hoping for a happy holiday season, and many economists are predicting just that. They say that consumers, buoyed by lower unemployment numbers, will hit the stores in force throughout the month of December. But a … Continue reading

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