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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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Foreign investors still love U.S. commercial real estate

  by Dan Rafter It should come as no surprise to anyone working in the business today that foreign investors look at commercial real estate as one of the smartest places for their dollars. There is plenty of uncertainty across … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers, Millennials combine to drive retail trends

by Dan Rafter Millennials have received a lot of press for their impact on retailers. But Baby Boomers continue to exert their own influence on the world of retailing, according to the latest research from Marcus & Millichap. The power … Continue reading

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