Monthly Archives: May 2012

High Expectations for Commercial Real Estate

May 24th, 2012 (No Comments)

After shunning the asset class since the Financial Crisis, retail and institutional investors are tiptoeing back into commercial real estate. A batch of recent studies suggest commercial real estate should outperform nearly every other asset class in 2012. A new survey by the Pension Real Estate Association indicates investors expect an average return of 9.3 […]

Taking The LEED

May 18th, 2012 (No Comments)

The 2011-12 BOMA/NY Pinnacle Awards were handed out earlier this month and included the highest total of LEED- and Energy Star-rated buildings in the competition’s history. The Pinnacle – New York’s competition of the TOBY (The Building of the Year) Awards of BOMA International – is the highest award given to owners and property managers […]

Banks Compete For CRE Lending

May 15th, 2012 (No Comments)

According to a recent report from the CoStar Group, banks have picked up their lending activity to commercial real estate in recent months – a sign the slow-but-steady economic recovery is beginning to pick up steam. The report says banks that are lending again see lower risk owner-occupied properties and multifamily properties as preferred targets. […]

Welcome To The “#CRE Post” Blog

May 10th, 2012 (1 Comment)

Greetings, Commercial real estate and investing are the foundations of United Realty. Without large commercial properties and the people who invest in them, our company, staff and current roles in the real estate ecosystem would not exist. Making the decision to blog on behalf of United Realty was not an easy one. The information we […]