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ULI NM – 2013 Commercial Real Estate Value Survey

Todd Clarke @ August 28, 2013 # Comments Off on ULI NM – 2013 Commercial Real Estate Value Survey

The NM Chapter of the Urban Land Institute released its 2013 Commercial Real Estate and Value survey last week at the joint Apartment Association of NM and Urban Land Institute Market forum luncheon. Previous value and cap rate surveys performed by Cantera Consultants & Advisors Inc. can be found here for 2011 and here for […]

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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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More bricks and mortar fall to clicks

Todd Clarke @ February 12, 2011 # Comments Off on More bricks and mortar fall to clicks

In a Wall Street Journal article dated today, Borders Group has indicated that they are making preperations to file bankruptcy in the forthcoming days. Similar to the fallout of music stores after iTunes, Amazon website and digital readers has encouraged many readers to abandon physical stores. Companies that have figured out how to the digital […]

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770 KKOB Radio update – 11/29/2010 – Forecasting real estate in 2011

Todd Clarke @ November 29, 2010 # Comments Off on 770 KKOB Radio update – 11/29/2010 – Forecasting real estate in 2011

Bob: what do you have for us today Todd Todd: Good morning Bob! It’s hard to believe the holidays are already upon us and before you know it the end of the year will be here. As that time approaches, many of our customers wonder what 2011 will hold for the real estate industry and […]

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A possible solution for all the commercial real estate debt that is coming due?

Todd Clarke @ November 16, 2009 # Comments Off on A possible solution for all the commercial real estate debt that is coming due?

Reading this article at the Economist got me thinking… What if borrowed and lenders had a prenegotiated arrangement that converted debt into equity a commercial real estate deal? I don’t mean like todays, expensive involuntary conversion that happens through foreclosure, but a more organized rational, prenegotiated, pre-nupital like document that said something like “in the […]

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The Economist has such a way with words

Todd Clarke @ November 14, 2009 # Comments Off on The Economist has such a way with words

Take this example whereby they explain the inputs a home buyer needs to make a decision: Most people face a future that comprises a combination of Donald Rumsfeld’s known and unknown unknowns. Choosing to buy a house, for example, involves a series of bets on land prices, interest rates, taxes, job prospects, future planning decisions […]

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A great graphic example of competitive advantage

Todd Clarke @ August 18, 2009 # Comments Off on A great graphic example of competitive advantage

Many of us know the story of how Southwest Airlines has remained so profitable against bigger airlines – it focuses on its competitive advantages – they fly one model plane, they cross-train their staff, they turn (term for time plane lands til it takes off) planes twice as fast as the industry standard, they cut […]

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