Crowdfunding in #CRE

According to a new blog from mipm worldblog, “Crowdfunding is changing the face of real estate investment as fund raising platforms have already collected over $100 million for properties across the U.S. in 2014.” Crowdfunding is a trend in CRE that isn’t going away. The loosening of the laws defining how funds and private companies solicit investors in 2013 through changes to the US based Jumpstart […]

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Foreign Investment in US Real Estate

There was an interesting article in GlobeSt this week about Foreign investment in Commercial Real Estate. Kerry Vandell, director of the Center for Real Estate at UC Irvine spoke to GlobeSt about who is investing, where, and in what sectors. Who? “Traditionally, at least in recent years, Canada has been the largest foreign investor in US real estate, but there’s been a real increase by […]

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CORFAC at EXPO Real – Asian Capital in NA and Europe

Interview with Robert Tillsley, President, CORFAC International at Expo Real 2014 Interview with Jonathan Baines, Consultant, Farebrother/CORFAC International at Expo Real 2014.

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How Resilient is Your City?

Is your city environmentally sustainable? Is it socially vulnerable? Does it have adaptive capacity? Grosvenor’s Resilient Cities study, which looks at these factors and more, was released at the Urban Land Institute’s Spring Meeting this month. Canadian cities – Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary – ranked most resilient. Chicago was the top city in the U.S. Most European cities are considered resilient. The study may help […]

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Investing in CRE

CORFAC’s Investment Specialty Group met yesterday to discuss the state of their markets in North America.  CORFAC affiliates from Seattle, Richmond, Nashville, Phoenix, and Vancouver all discussed the state of their markets including cost per sq ft, occupancy rates, trends. CORFAC members can view a recording of the call in the CORFAC Extranet.  Visit http://corfac.com/cx-pro-dev-webinars-podcasts.cfm?WebinarID=47 and log-in to view the call. The group will meet […]

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