commercial and multifamily real estate

‘Need for Speed’ Threatens to Undercut Due Diligence in Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions, Expert Cautions

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla./ June 14, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — As investors race to buy shopping centers, hotels, offices and other assets before the market turns, they should stay cognizant of the ways in which due diligence can suffer amid today’s need for speed, advises Mike Harris, Managing Director of CREModels, in a column for Forbes.com. “As … Continue reading ‘Need for Speed’ Threatens to Undercut Due Diligence in Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions, Expert Cautions

Escape Clauses in Retailer Leases Could Trigger ‘Domino Effect’ of Vacancies at Lagging U.S. Shopping Centers, Expert Cautions

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla./ April 12, 2018 (STL.Properties) — Store closures by the likes of Macy’s and Toys “R” Us threaten to resurrect a retail nightmare from the Great Recession—cascading vacancies triggered by lease clauses that let other retailers flee struggling shopping centers, writes Mike Harris, Managing Director of CREModels, in a new column for Forbes.com. … Continue reading Escape Clauses in Retailer Leases Could Trigger ‘Domino Effect’ of Vacancies at Lagging U.S. Shopping Centers, Expert Cautions