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US Apartment Demand Bounces Back from Slow Down in Early 2017

Renter demand for apartments continued to accelerate in the third quarter of 2017 as the market absorbed more than 70,000 units and the overall national vacancy rate for U.S. apartments continued to trend lower after turning sharply up at the end of last year. “The third quarter (vacancy) numbers are a welcome sign (for owners)

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Hundreds of Localities Fortify Their Amazon HQ2 Bids with Hefty Financial Incentives

Under The Irvine Co.’s Spectrum Terrace proposal, Amazon would not be required to invest capital for land acquisition, buildings or entitlements. Amazon confirmed this week that 238 North American cities and regions submitted bids to be the home of its planned co-North American headquarters, dubbed Amazon HQ2. In the U.S., bids were submitted by 43

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Market Conundrum: CRE Investors Making Fewer Big Deals, but Raising More Money

The amount of uncalled or undrawn real estate investment capital, or “dry powder,” has grown to staggering levels. This increase has come at a time when the investment climate remains decidedly mixed, with top-quality assets in core markets commanding high valuations after a sustained up-cycle. As a result, investors are increasingly searching elsewhere for properties

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