Friday, June 3, 2011
Learning Zone los invita a ser parte de los nuevos talleres individualizados para corredores. En los mismos no solo aprenderas los conceptos discutidos, si no que aplicaras los mismos durante el taller con la guia directa de la conferenciante. “Facebook Page – Take your business where the people are…” - Aprender a como utilizar Facebook [...]
Mon, Nov 26, 2012
By: Mark Heschmeyer / CoStar Group
November 14, 2012
The Great Recession took a heavy toll on the nation’s banking industry and dramatically reshaped its makeup. A total of 465 banks failed and their assets and deposits redistributed to the country’s remaining 7,176 institutions, fewer than many feared, but still a major and expensive disruption. It has [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2012
Por Luisa García Pelatti Internacional Sotheby Realty anunció su entrada a la Isla con el lanzamiento de Puerto Rico Realty International Sotheby, una compañía inmobiliaria de lujo. Las oficinas estará localizadas en la avenida Ashford. El inauguración se celebrará el viernes, 19 de octubre. La firma se centrará en la venta de viviendas de lujo [...]
Thu, Sep 13, 2012
Por Luisa García Pelatti Banco Popular presentó una demanda por cobro de dinero contra La Ciudadela de Santurce, Inc. y el desarrollador, Carlos López de Azúa, en la que reclama el pago de $108.7 millones, según información que publica Boletín de Puerto Rico. Ciudadela podría ser uno de los préstamos morosos que Banco Popular podría [...]
Wed, Aug 1, 2012
By: Stephanie Clifford / The New York Times
July 25, 2012
As young Americans move to cities, retailers that grew up in the suburbs are following them. And unlike previous efforts, they are doing it the cities’ way.
With little room to expand in the suburbs, retailers, including Office Depot, Wal-Mart and Target, are betting that opening [...]
Mon, Jul 30, 2012
By: Patricia Wassik, and Deborah Carlos / CIRE Magazine
July 30, 2012
The U.S. demand for medical services is expected to skyrocket over the next decade due to demographic trends and new healthcare legislation. As baby boomers retire, the over–65 age bracket will grow by 36 percent and that age cohort traditionally consumes three times the medical [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2012
By Randyl Drummer / CoStar Group
July 11, 2012
Commercial real estate pricing continued to recover through May 2012 at a fairly surprising pace across the board given the disappointing level of U.S. job growth and other economic factors, with gains expanding from the best institutional-grade buildings to smaller and more general quality properties.
The two broadest [...]
Wed, Jun 13, 2012
By: Rich Rosfelder/CIRE Magazine
June 13, 2012
Can appraisers avoid the pitfalls of today’s market?
Appraisals in today’s market are not for the faint of heart. Comparable sales are scarce, markets are changing quickly, and rules and regulations are stricter than ever. One false step could imperil even the most solid transactions.
“Today, there can be significant gaps in [...]
Fri, Jun 8, 2012
By: Jaime Santiago / Caribbean Business
June 8, 2012
Mega retailers target island; existing shopping centers plan expansions
Puerto Rico is a retailer’s paradise, so say retail industry experts. Despite a six-year recession, retail sales on the island remain high, and that fact hasn’t been overlooked by stateside retailers and shopping-center developers.
“While sales in the [mainland] U.S. have [...]
Thu, May 24, 2012
By: Beth Mattson-Teig / CIRE Magazine
May, 24, 2012
Retail is one property sector that never has time to rest on its laurels. As they battle the lingering effects of the recession and increased online shopping competition, retailers are once again shifting store strategies.
The steep economic downturn forced many retailers to clean house by eliminating underperforming stores, [...]
Fri, May 18, 2012
By Justin Sumner / CoStar Group
May 18, 2012
It has become increasingly evident to those in the commercial real estate industry that improving building energy performance and making other sustainable and green improvements can impact property values and balance sheets. To some degree, building owners find themselves caught in a ‘Catch 22′ situation. On one [...]