Articles About Retail

Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
04.12.2011

Signs of Confidence Sprouting in the Construction Industry

The recent construction industry mantra of “Wait until next year” may be coming to fruition in 2011, according to a recent survey conducted by ENR.  The 1st quarter of 2011 Construction Industry Confidence Index (CICI) survey soared to 51 on a scale of 100, a significant increase from the 43 percent reported in the 4th […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
11.17.2010

1111 Lincoln Road Parking Garage Turning Heads in Miami Beach

That eye-catching new building in Miami Beach is not an avant garde hotel but a unique twist on the utilitarian parking garage, with retail on the first floor. Officially known as 1111 Lincoln Road, the garage designed by the Swiss architectural firm of Herzog & de Meuron has seven exposed concrete slabs supported – at […]

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Author:
James I. Clark III
Posted:
08.03.2009

Distressed CRE Hits $108 Billion

More than $108 billion of commercial properties in the United States are now in default, foreclosure or bankruptcy.   That preliminary statistic is nearly double the amount reported at the start of 2009, according to New York-based Real Capital Analytics, Inc. At the end of June, 5,315 buildings were reported to be in financial distress.  Hotels […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
05.06.2009

One11 West Illinois Street Is Development Magazine’s Latest Cover

One11 West Illinois Street is on the cover of  the Spring issue of Development magazine, published by the National Association of Industrial & Office Properties. The Development article highlights the building’s unique positioning as Class-A-to-own office space that lets businesses own their space in a building with the quality of a premium-priced skyscraper – but […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
03.26.2008

The Other Fuel Price

The current debate about spiralling fuel prices uses the price of gasoline at the pump as the belwether of energy prices. In the real estate industry, the energy metric commonly raised is electricity. But another spike is more striking: Diesel fuel prices soared 26.75 cents, or 7 percent, to an average $4.0630 per gallon from […]

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Author:
Michael Alter
Posted:
03.19.2008

Welcome

Dear Friends, Welcome to Alter NOW, our company’s brand new blog. We hope you’ll find it informative as we set out to chronicle the important trends underway in our industry. We hope to keep this free from sales and marketing language and simply use it as a way to start a dialogue with the stakeholders […]

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Author:
Michael Alter
Posted:

Welcome

Dear Friends, Welcome to Alter NOW, our company’s brand new blog. We hope you’ll find it informative as we set out to chronicle the important trends underway in our industry. We hope to keep this free from sales and marketing language and simply use it as a way to start a dialogue with the stakeholders […]

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