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We Rise and Fall Together: How Curt Altig Created Builders Capital with the Team...

An interview with Curt Altig, Founder and CEO of Builders Capital By Theresa Torseth, Founder/Managing Partner, Human Securities Executive Search Curt Altig started Builders Capital in...
Christmas, French Bordeaux, Grand Vin de Leoville du Marquis de Las Cases Saint-Julien, Kool-Aid, New York, Malibu, Financial Times

McNellis: Investing in Accidental Assets

By John McNellis Casting about in the cluttered basement the night before our firm’s annual Christmas lunch, I happened across a couple bottles of wine,...
S&P CoreLogic, Case-Shiller National Home Price Index, Housing Bubble, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Dallas-Fort Worth, Atlanta, Portland, San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles

The US Cities With The Biggest Housing Bubbles

But red-hot Seattle has first back-to-back declines since 2014! by Wolf Richter The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price Index for October, released this morning, jumped 6.2%...
Cushman & Wakefield, TPG Capital, PAG Asia Capital, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, New York Stock Exchange, DTZ Jersey Holdings Limited, Morgan Stanley

Rents Plunge in the Most Expensive US Cities

But many mid-tier markets are red-hot. by Wolf Richter In San Francisco, the most expensive major rental market in the US, the median asking rent in...
Unico Properties, Los Angeles Fire and Police Pensions, Unico Core Plus Partners, Seattle, Portland, Denver, Unico Partners I, Salt Lake City, Austin

BOMA 2017 Just Increased Your Footprint by 3%

By Dan Mihalovich In our earlier piece, "Office Tenants Pay for More Phantom Space than Ever,” we called out the landlord community, its landlord brokers...
Black Friday, Wall Street Journal, UPS, Amazon, Whole Foods, Wal-Mart, IHL Group, Apple, Occam, Radio Shack, Payless Shoe Source,, Sear’s, Kmart, JC Penney

McNellis: Murder on the Retail Express?

By John McNellis Putting the black in Black Friday, the Wall Street Journal found almost no pulse in traditional retail last Friday, declaring that shoppers...
WeWork, WeWork Membership Agreement, Primary Member, Overage Fees, Membership Fees, Commitment Fee, The Space Place, San Francisco

Working with WeWork: A Broker’s and Real Estate Counsel’ Commentary

By Dan Mihalovich WeWork has been in the news lately. From dominating the shared work space arena, to buying an iconic retail department store in...
Economic Innovation Group, Airbnb, Newgard Development Company, Great Recession, Florida, California, Rust Belt. Southwest

McNellis: West Coast Housing Crisis is a High Class Problem

By John McNellis There are problems and then there are high-class problems. Being unemployed is a problem. Getting hit with a huge tax bill is...
KPMG, Business email compromise,, Ransomware, Malware attacks, Internet of Things, American Institute of CPA, Cybersecurity Attestation Framework, Trust Services Principles

Should Landlords Conduct Cybersecurity Audits?

By Christian Leitner A recent KPMG survey of businesses in the real estate industry showed that about 50% of surveyed organizations believed that they were...
San Francisco Bay Area, Millennium Tower, West Coast, Gulf Coast, U.S. Resiliency Council®

Resilience and Real Estate Investing

Evan Reis, SE Executive Director, US Resiliency Council Evan.reis@usrc.org www.usrc.org Does luxury last? I’ve traveled around the country speaking about resilience, making the case that building stakeholders need to...

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