Affordability, Inequality Major Issues for Housing Sector
Several panels at the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting offered their insights and strategies for improving affordable housing availability in the U.S. Meeting the challenge starts with addressing issues of inequality and lack of economic mobility in many cities.
Tribune Media Unveils Chicago River District Master Plan
The redevelopment plan by the firm’s subsidiary Tribune Real Estate Holdings calls for the conversion of 37 acres of underused industrial land into a dynamic neighborhood that could accommodate 19,000 jobs and 5,900 residential units.
Deadline Extended: 2017 Top Owners Survey
Don’t miss out on the chance to participate in the MHN-CPE 2017 Top Owners survey! The information you provide will determine which firms have the best-owned property portfolios.
Manhattan’s Beekman Tower Lands $70M Refi
Meridian Capital Group arranged the 10-year CMBS loan for the 26-story Art Deco building. The property recently underwent a $24.2 million renovation to reposition it as corporate housing.
Raiders of the Lost Rate Hike
While Fed Chair Janet Yellen has suggested the potential for multiple rate hikes through 2018, several factors should influence her plan to be implemented with caution, argues Stepp Commercial Vice President Mark Ventre.
WinnCos. Eyes $19M Rehab for NJ Affordable Community
The firm plans to make significant interior and exterior upgrades to the newly acquired Bridgeton Villas Apartments, a 156-unit community in Bridgeton, N.J.
Starlight Launches $1.3B Acquisition Drive
The firm will continue to target Class A properties in the South and West through a new partnership with two institutional investors.
Now Open: 2017 Top Property Managers Survey
Don’t miss out on the chance to participate in the CPE-MHN 2017 Top Property Managers Survey! The resulting ranking of the firms with the best-managed portfolios will be featured in our special CPE-MHN July/August 2017 print issue and prominently featured on our sites.
Gensler-Designed MOTO Wins Wood Design Award
The mixed-use boutique apartment community in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood was built with wood elements that made for a speedy construction and aesthetic appeal.
Hunt Mortgage Expands Buffalo Team
The company opened a new production office in upstate New York, bringing on Zach Casale to oversee local operations.