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    The New Lending Rules that Have Developers Worried

    Development deal returns could be hit thanks to new banking rules, which would force developers to keep the NOI of a project in the deal until it’s stable.

    July 17, 2016
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    Ex-Google RE Head Tells Tenants: Negotiate Harder

    Ex-Google and Dropbox real estate lead Chris Coleman has warned tenants to negotiate harder and pay more attention to building infrastructure and systems—or face paying significant TIs that only benefit landlords.

    June 5, 2016
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    The Right Way to Break Up a JV

    The best JV is one that plans, from the outset, how to divorce gracefully should one partner need to exit early, according to a discussion featuring Taconic Investment Partners, TIAA and RSM.

    April 17, 2016
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    7 Ways Emerging Managers Can Attract LPs

    Are you speaking the language of real estate LPs? Do you have a plan B if your plan A doesn’t work out? If not, you may not make it past the first meeting with an institutional investor.

    April 13, 2016
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    WeWork and the Rise of the Short-Term Lease

    The traditional 10-year lease is under threat from the ‘WeWork phenomenon’ of start-up firms demanding shorter lease terms of just two to three years.

    April 3, 2016
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    The Data You’re Missing in Due Diligence

    Investors need to start using taxi and Citi Bike data to buy their next property in NYC, if they want to stay ahead of where people are spending their time and money.

    March 6, 2016
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    How RE is Gaining a Competitive Edge With New Data

    Data from taxis and Citi Bikes can give real estate investors the advantage of “quantifying the qualitative,” according to Will Silverman of Hodges Ward Elliot.

    March 6, 2016
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    Mistakes Emerging Managers Make With Commingled Funds

    Operators shouldn’t be blinded by the real estate blind pool and consider raising LP capital through allocators and programmatic JVs as they look to become emerging investment managers.

    February 8, 2016
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    How To Get LP Capital as an Emerging Manager

    Emerging managers and operators too often overlook their back office functions—and staffing needs—in the search for LP capital.

    February 5, 2016
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    Why Asset Managers Should Be In On Acquisitions

    Asset managers are the unsung heroes of successful real estate investing and they need a seat at the deal table for every acquisition, argues TIAA-CREF’s chief of asset management, John Cornuke.

    January 25, 2016
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    Fund-of-funds Thrive on DC Cash

    Jack Foster, the man who created Franklin Templeton’s real assets multimanager business and REITs platform and is departing the firm this month, says it’s getting “harder and harder” for fund-of-funds shops to succeed.

    January 12, 2016
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    Malls Aren’t Dead, Even In LA

    Brick and mortar retail may be under attack from online rivals but for Laurus Corporation there’s still plenty of upside in mall investing, not least in Los Angeles’ Playa Vista neighborhood.

    January 12, 2016
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