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Aerotropolis interview now available on video

Todd Clarke @ December 12, 2011 # Comments Off on Aerotropolis interview now available on video

CCIM has just released the video interview with Greg Lindsay, author of Aerotropolis: The way we will live next from the CCIM Live 2011 conference held in Phoenix last month. Earlier this year I wrote my review of this fabulous book which can be read here. Greg’s powerpoint webinar from August 2011 is available at […]

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Book review: Best read for 2011: Aerotropolis

Todd Clarke @ July 31, 2011 # Comments Off on Book review: Best read for 2011: Aerotropolis

Aerotropolis, the way we’ll live next Authors: Greg Lindsay & John D. Kasarda, Publishing Info: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Nonfiction, First edition published March 1st, 2011 As an international instructor for the CCIM institute I discovered that the book, Aerotropolis: the way we’ll live next dovetails nicely with what the just-in-time delivery model as a […]

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RFP De Anza motel – Albuquerque

Todd Clarke @ March 18, 2011 # Comments Off on RFP De Anza motel – Albuquerque

The city of Albuquerque is looking for development teams to redevelop the historic De Anza Hotel. A full copy of the RFP can be found by clicking here and a copy of the market study we did for the City can be found here. Of the many consulting assignments I’ve had the pleasure to work […]

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Filing a claim of refund for 2010 property taxes

Todd Clarke @ December 28, 2010 # Comments Off on Filing a claim of refund for 2010 property taxes

After many months of strategizing, negotiating, researching, and putting together our cases for our client’s, Cantera Consultants & Advisors Inc. recently settled all of its cases on the controversial apartment property tax lightning cases for 2010 (click here to read the summary). In a recent (and copyrighted) Albuquerque Journal article, The Bernalillo County Assessor has […]

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Another Albuquerque historic landmark gone…

Todd Clarke @ July 24, 2010 # Comments Off on Another Albuquerque historic landmark gone…

Almost a year ago, I wrote about the devastating fire at the Castle apartments. Located on Central Avenue at about 15th street, the apartments were incredibly well built, had an appealing interior design and finish and were well loved by anyone who has ever lived there. Although several local developers looked at ways to save […]

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Bad news, good news, have you heard the joke about the economist?

Todd Clarke @ September 16, 2009 # Comments Off on Bad news, good news, have you heard the joke about the economist?

The juxtaposition of news story about the economy are interesting – on one hand the Federal government has declared a victory on turning around the economy, on the other, those of us in the commercial real estate business know that until there is transparency in the lenders holdings, the loans will not flow, the capital […]

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APS’s dismal graduation rate

Todd Clarke @ August 6, 2009 # Comments Off on APS’s dismal graduation rate

In a copyright story by the Albuquerque Journal, the headline read “State: Almost Half of Class of 2008 Didn’t Graduate” and was followed by “Roughly half the students who should have graduated with the class of 2008 failed to do so, prompting a call to action by the state’s education secretary.” While the headline is […]

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Albuquerque loses a stately historic apartment community

Todd Clarke @ August 5, 2009 # Comments Off on Albuquerque loses a stately historic apartment community

Fire last night destroyed one of Albuquerque’s best loved medium sized apartment communities- the Castle Apartments. Located between downtown and old town at 1410 Central SW, the 20 unit apartment community caught fire around 8pm and continued to burn in the Wednesday morning. Built in 1922, the 15,150 square foot apartments featured amazing built-ins and […]

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