VTS Extends Market Intelligence Leadership with CompStak Partnership



VTS, the leading commercial real estate asset management and leasing platform, today announced a partnership with CompStak, the world’s largest marketplace for commercial real estate data. VTS users already benefit from VTS’s powerful market intelligence offerings, which provides tenant information on more than 5 million companies through a partnership with S&P Capital IQ. With the […]

Making Institutional Buyers Work for You



As the commercial real estate sector moves forward in its economic recovery, you can be sure hedge funds, insurance companies, retirement funds, and other institutional bullies will be buying commercial properties in bulk. This will be mostly in downtown core sections of bigger cities. However, they are expanding outside the top 12 markets to the […]

Why Asians Are Flocking to US Commercial Real Estate



Asian investors are keener than ever to snap up commercial real estate in the US, spending a massive $1.9 billion on office and retail properties in the first six months of this year, almost four times the $551 million spent in the whole of 2012.

Mainstreet Property Group Acquires 13 Assisted Living Properties



Mainstreet Property Group, one of the country’s largest developers of seniors housing properties, has announced their HealthLease REIT fund having acquired some 13 senior housing and care properties located in North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia for $141.7 million.

Eight Important Property Facts to Give Commercial Buyers



Commercial real estate buyers are generally savvy people who know the industry and often have experts working for them to help them purchase the perfect piece of commercial property to further their interests. To entice potential buyers into considering your property, do your homework before marketing, whether you are a broker or an individual seller.

CBRE Monthly Shows UK Properties Stale



According to CBRE, February monthly index (PDF), all UK properties gained 0.4%, only a slight increase over January’s numbers. Overall, capital value growth remained unchanged at -0.2% for the fourth consecutive month. Capital values either remained steady, or showed a slight decline across office space and retail, according to the report.

On the Horizon: The Real Estate Landscape of 2013



Up-trending home prices are seen as a great sign by most people involved in real estate, because they instill a sense of comfort that, financially speaking, the market can return to the glory days prior to its collapse. But the sad truth is, there are more factors than home prices that affect real estate’s health, no matter how encouraging the rise may be.

Rosemont Realty Acquires Oklahoma’s Biggest Office Buildings



Rosemont Realty, LLC has reportedly acquired One Warren Place and Two Warren Place in Tulsa, Okla. Formerly owned by Parmenter Realty Partners, the two properties are the two largest in Oklahoma. No terms were disclosed at the the amount of the sale.

17 Tips for Crime Proofing Your Properties



Vandalism and copper theft in vacant properties has become a huge problem for both residential and commercial real estate investors in recent years. But while you can’t completely stop such thieves from inflicting their misery, there are definitely some steps you can take to make them think twice

Overseas Property Investments Surge in Australia



Foreign property investors in Australia last year purchased almost $3.1 billion worth of commercial properties in the country, which is three times as much as the previous year’s figure, $1.2 billion in 2009, says a new report by Real Estate Investment Flows. In all, 24.3% of commercial property transactions in Australia last year involved foreign […]

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