Leasing Commercial: The Growing Trend

The last three or four years have witnessed unprecidented foreclosures, homeowners underwater, a need for rental properties that may well be the next real estate bubble. Residential properties seem on the upswing, that’s for sure. But what about the commercial end of the market? A home is one thing, businesses needing growing space, that’s quite another.

Billionaire Investor Sam Zell Targets Colombia & India Real Estate Markets

Bloomberg is reporting that real estate investing icon Sam Zell has been shopping outside the U.S. for new real estate investments. Mr. Zell is well known in the commercial real estate world, as Chairman of Equity Group Investments, L.L.C. (EGI), a private, entrepreneurial investment firm he founded more than 40 years ago. EGI’s investments span

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When Toxic Assets Aren’t the Only Toxic Element

Westport Investment Group, a real estate acquisition and advisory firm, announced its positioning to acquire deep discounted bank assets. The firm stands poised to acquire toxic assets from U.S. financial institutions, and in assisting in the recapitalization of selected banks. For banks scheduled to be taken over by the FDIC, Westport may represent a viable alternative.

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