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 Randyl Drummer, CoStar

 “The commercial real estate industry’s chief lobbying group Tuesday urged lawmakers to take a measured approach in deciding on changes to how commercial property and other corporate assets are taxed, cautioning that the elimination of the deduction for interest on debt and reducing the tax rate for pass-through business income could cause severe damage to the U.S. economy.”

 

How Capital Stack Dynamics Contribute to Today’s Challenges to Multifamily Developers, By Kevin Farrell, National Real Estate Investor

 “While almost anyone investing in apartments prospered during the recent boom, the players that will succeed during this cycle shift will be experienced teams.”

 

Four Top Concerns of Today’s Apartment Developers, Bendix Anderson, National Real Estate Investor

 “Nothing good lasts forever. Apartment sector experts are scanning the horizon for problems that could hurt their properties, even though apartment rents are still rising and the percentage of vacant apartments is still relatively low.”

 

Atlanta: City on the Upswing, By Alex Girda, Commercial Property Executive

“A broad-based increase in jobs, an established 18-hour lifestyle and the expansion of the media and entertainment industry are contributing to the metro’s rapid development.”