Passive Investors are Causing Concern in REIT Markets

Passive Investors are Causing Concern in REIT Markets: Passive equity investment vehicles such as stock market index funds have exploded in popularity over the last decade. In fact, as of this year there are now more index funds than there are actual public equities, a remarkable shift that has shown no sign of losing momentum (Bloomberg… Continue Reading Passive Investors are Causing Concern in REIT Markets

Inland Possibilities

Companies look inland for improvement. The third in a series of articles on how changes in port infrastructure and development can impact industrial real estate. The first article addressed the need for government authorities to prioritize spending on port infrastructure.  The second article addressed the shifting role of rural river ports in communities.  To read… Continue Reading Inland Possibilities

How Can NAFTA Negotiations Impact Industrial Real Estate?

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was signed into place in 1993, with a goal to reduce trading costs, increase business investment and help North America be more competitive in the global marketplace. The agreement is between Canada, the United States and Mexico, and put into place policies to facilitate cross border activity of… Continue Reading How Can NAFTA Negotiations Impact Industrial Real Estate?

Industrial Real Estate Impacts from a Flourishing Cannabis Market

On November 6, 2012, Colorado Amendment 64 was passed by initiative, thereby legalizing the recreational use of cannabis. Once Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed the law into place, a brand-new industry was born: the cannabis industry. Since then, seven states and the District of Columbia have adopted expansive laws legalizing marijuana for recreational use. Naturally, industrial… Continue Reading Industrial Real Estate Impacts from a Flourishing Cannabis Market

Summer Olympics 2028: The Route for Los Angeles to Earn the Gold Medal

With the IOC recently coming to agreement with Paris and Los Angeles to host the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic Games respectively, the earnest work begins for each city to deliver on its promises. As both cities have the experience of hosting large sprawling city events almost annually – this will be each city’s third… Continue Reading Summer Olympics 2028: The Route for Los Angeles to Earn the Gold Medal

Cornell Real Estate Review

Author: Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate (Downloadable PDF) The PDF which can be downloaded to read at your leisure represents the efforts and sacrifices of the entire Real Estate Review editorial staff. However, none of this could be accomplished without the guidance of Dr. Michael Tomlan, Baker Program Director, Dustin C. Jones Esq., and… Continue Reading Cornell Real Estate Review

Megachurches: A Growing Community Anchor

Author: Daniel Wright (Downloadable PDF) Real estate value reflects a factor of risk.  Community risk inherently is captured in real estate value and is a composition of such elements as employment, income, and population growth (Carr, et al., 2003).  These elements provide tenants to rent space and customers to buy products thereby increasing property value. … Continue Reading Megachurches: A Growing Community Anchor

Balancing Competing Corporate Objectives: The Case of Texmark Real Estate Company

Authors: Morgan Zollinger, Ravikanth Pamidimukkala (Downloadable PDF) As William Sullivan walked to his car to begin the commute home after a long day at work, he considered the different options before him. As the CEO of the Texmark Real Estate Company (TexREC), Sullivan was concerned about the future of the company he had been leading for… Continue Reading Balancing Competing Corporate Objectives: The Case of Texmark Real Estate Company

Alumni Highlight: Sandeep Chadha

Author: Tiya Jain Sandeep Chadha is a Partner at Milestone Capital Advisors (AUM $800 million) and has 14-plus years of experience in fund raising, investments, asset management and divestments. As a part of senior management at Milestone, he oversees the private REIT portfolio including investments and asset management. Sandeep is responsible for setting up a… Continue Reading Alumni Highlight: Sandeep Chadha