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People: Cushman names Greenwood to head Americas research

Cushman & Wakefield has named Revathi Greenwood as Head of Americas Research. Greenwood’s duties include leading Cushman & Wakefield’s Americas


Suburban Boston office sale reportedly pulled

Clarion Partners has reportedly pulled the sale of 880 and 890 Winter Street in Waltham, Mass., a pair of suburban

Europe: Better Buildings rolls out sustainability checklist

The Better Buildings Partnership, a London-based membership organization for U.K. property developers seeking to improve sustainability, has rolled out its



REFI Radio: New York’s looming office, condo oversupply

New York's office and high-end condo markets are poised to feel the effects of oversupply as new space comes online


Class A Denver-area apartments sold

Institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management have acquired Kent Place Residences, a 300-unit luxury Class A apartment community


Los Angeles developer seeks next creative office hub

Olive Hill Group is looking for the next great place to redevelop older properties into creative office campuses in the greater


Cushman: Densification tempers impact of job growth

The trend toward densification is tempering some of the strong job growth that New York continues to see, according to


Next-gen hotel condos crop up in Miami

A new generation of hotel-condos are cropping up in the tourist-driven Miami market. But there’s a significant difference between the


Fortis under contract for Boston redevelopment site

Fortis Property Group is under contract to buy Dock Square Garage, a centrally located parking structure in downtown Boston that’s


NGKF: Financial services cos. boost Big Apple leases

Financial services companies inking large leases drove a substantial amount of the leasing activity in the Manhattan office market in


Real estate lags financial services in blockchain adoption

The commercial real estate industry is lagging the broader financial services industry in its adoption of blockchain technology. While the


Natixis on track to double lending in 2017

Despite broader concerns over a pullback in bank lending to the commercial real estate space, Natixis has made a strong


Red Sky pounds pavement for flagship Brooklyn deals

Red Sky Capital, which invests in Brooklyn and Miami with JZ Capital Partners, continues to pound the streets for opportunities




People: TH Real Estate hires Reagen

TH Real Estate hires Reagen TH Real Estate, an affiliate of asset manager Nuveen has named Melissa Reagen to head


UC Funds launches floating-rate platform

UC Funds, a specialty real estate finance firm, has launched a new floating-rate bridge lending platform in preparation for a


Q&A: ING navigates complex lending market

Last week, REFI sat down with Craig Bender, head of U.S. real estate finance at ING, to discuss the company's strategy as a greater number


Construction, bridge lending specialist rejoins Carlton

Ruth Barone, a veteran construction and bridge loan specialist, has rejoined Carlton Group after spending the past few years heading up Glacier Global


BTIG report bottom lines mall REIT strengths

A new report from BTIG sees substantial opportunities for mall-focused real estate investment trusts, belying a negative narrative that’s been painted around