Wed 09/ 27/ 17

Who would buy suburban retail in today’s retail world? New market would….AND MORE

By |2017-09-27T15:05:57+00:00September 27th, 2017|

Who Would Buy Suburban Retail In Today's Retail World? New Market Would, By Jarred Schenke, Bisnow “The retail investment arm of Atlanta-based Preferred Apartment Communities wants to continue shopping where most suburbanites still buy their bread and eggs: the neighborhood grocery store.”   CRE Industry's Favored Tax Code Treatments Facing Uncertain Future in Congress, By [...]

Mon 09/ 25/ 17

Department Stores Cling to Power Over Landlords on Mall Upgrades

By |2017-10-04T17:21:19+00:00September 25th, 2017|

Malls' REAs and their Effect on Developers Today 9/25/17 Hartman Simons’ Ryan Rivera discusses malls' REAs and their effect on developers today. Department stores and retail anchors in America’s malls continue to exploit their power to maintain control over malls and the way shopping centers are developed by holding firm on the application of reciprocal [...]

Fri 09/ 22/ 17

The End of LIBOR

By |2018-05-29T13:53:07+00:00September 22nd, 2017|

The End of LIBOR LIBOR, or the London Interbank Offered Rate, is the market standard for pricing financial assets, including credit cards, syndicated loans, and swaps and other derivatives, with some $350 trillion in financial products pegged to LIBOR. LIBOR measures the rate at which banks can borrow from one another on a short-term, [...]

Wed 09/ 20/ 17

Stormwater Management with Sam Arden & Irene Vander Els

By |2017-10-05T15:17:13+00:00September 20th, 2017|

  Hartman Simons' Sam Arden and Irene Vander Els discuss stormwater detention ponds and how it may affect you. Our team’s expertise includes staying abreast of and advising clients regarding changes in statutes, regulations, agency and municipal policies, and case law which impact stormwater, soil erosion, and sedimentation control. Prior to and during the development [...]

Wed 09/ 20/ 17

GPS for Buildings: Wayfinding Technology is Making its Way Indoors…AND MORE

By |2017-09-20T16:01:29+00:00September 20th, 2017|

GPS For Buildings: Wayfinding Technology Is Making Its Way Indoors, By Lara O’Keefe, Bisnow “New technology is making it easier to navigate large buildings and interior pathways. Companies are now implementing mobile wayfinding apps or on-location touch screens to help people find their destination inside and around buildings faster and more efficiently..."   Nordstrom Is Ditching the [...]

Wed 09/ 13/ 17

The American Mall is Still Thriving as the Cornerstone of American Retail…AND MORE

By |2017-10-17T14:37:05+00:00September 13th, 2017|

To Remain The 'Cornerstone of American Retail,' Malls Should Pursue These Tenants By Lara O’Keefe, Bisnow  “As American malls are forced to adapt in response to changing consumer preferences and the rise of e-commerce, landlords have increasingly turned to healthcare and restaurant tenants to drive traffic. A new CBRE study found that on average, department stores fill nearly [...]

Wed 09/ 6/ 17

Multifamily REITs Pour Money into New Development…AND MORE

By |2017-09-06T14:06:01+00:00September 6th, 2017|

Multifamily REITs Pour Money into New Development By Bendix Anderson, National Real Estate Investor “Multifamily REITs have continued to buy land and entitle new deals instead of paying top dollar for new acquisitions.”   Houston's Rebuilding Could Cause Construction Costs To Rise Nationwide By Jarred Schenke, Bisnow “Brace yourselves. Hurricane Harvey will fuel higher construction costs far [...]

Fri 09/ 1/ 17

Stormwater Risks and Liabilities

By |2017-09-08T19:20:42+00:00September 1st, 2017|

Stormwater Risks and Liabilities Preventative Steps to Protect Engineers and Contractors From a Flood of Complaints  Sam Arden and Irene Vander Els  Stormwater Management is an essential part of real property development. Unfortunately, certain activities can expose engineers and contractors to potential liability if the site work results in erosion, runoff, or sedimentation that impacts [...]