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DLA Piper Forecast: CRE Strong, Opportunity Zones Still Hot

DLA Piper Forecast: CRE Strong, Opportunity Zones Still Hot

Commercial Real Estate News Update September 2019 DLA Piper Survey: Strong CRE Outlook, Opportunity...

Open Slate Communications September 30, 2019
Industrial News: Shipping Costs and Blackstone Buys Big

Industrial News: Shipping Costs and Blackstone Buys Big

August 2019 News Update What's Happening in the Commercial Real Estate Sector? Shipping Costs...

Open Slate Communications August 24, 2019

Amazon Expands in Atlanta

July 2019 Here's a list of recent news around the country: Amazon recently confirmed...

Open Slate Communications July 19, 2019
Midwest Multifamily Rental Updates

Midwest Multifamily Rental Updates

July 2019 A look at the multifamily sector shows that apartment rents are still...

Open Slate Communications July 19, 2019

Real Capital Markets Office Report: Investors Watching Coworking Impact

June 2019 Real Capital Markets Report: Office Investment Still Steady Investors Move Outside Urban...

Open Slate Communications July 19, 2019

The Blackstone Group Buys $19 Billion GLP Portfolio

June 2019 The Blackstone Group Buys GLP $19 Billion Portfolio In the largest private real...

Open Slate Communications June 12, 2019
Senior Housing Investment Outlook: $2.8 B in sales, stable activity ahead

Senior Housing Investment Outlook: $2.8 B in sales, stable activity ahead

May 1, 2019 The senior housing sector is redefining itself, following several years of...

Open Slate Communications May 18, 2019
What's Trending in Commercial Real Estate?

What's Trending in Commercial Real Estate?

April 17, 2019 From U.S. port activity to foreign investment and multifamily investment, here’s...

Open Slate Communications April 21, 2019
Industrial Real Estate Update

Industrial Real Estate Update

March 8, 2019 Industrial Real Estate Still Strong Following HQ2 Decision Charlotte, Houston, and...

Open Slate Communications March 8, 2019

Top Trends Shaping Food Related Industrial Space

Feb. 20, 2019 Avison Young Report: Online Grocery, Cold Storage, among Top 5 Trends...

Open Slate Communications February 20, 2019
Google Makes $13 Billion Real Estate Play

Google Makes $13 Billion Real Estate Play

Feb. 18, 2019 Google’s commercial real estate expansion continues, with plans to invest an additional $13 billion in data centers and offices throughout the U.S. in 2019, according to Globe Street. While the tech giant has been a force in many real estate markets across the country, this announcement carries significant impact across many markets. Here's a breakdown of the economic benefits to the various markets. Google will be:

  • Adding tens of thousands of new employees
  • Generating 10,000+ construction jobs
  • Moving Wisconsin operations to a larger office
  • Doubling the Virginia workforce
  • Adding offices in Georgia, Texas, the Boston area, Los Angeles, and Washington state, among others
This comes on top of Google's previously announced 1.7 MSF Hudson Square office expansion in lower Manhattan.

A Look at Google's Real Estate Needs

While much of this activity involves moving into newly built or existing space, there also are redevelopment plans in the works, according to Bisnow. The company's footprint in New York City, for example, is mainly repurposed manufacturing space on Manhattan's West Side, which included its $2.4 billion purchase of Chelsea Market last year. And, a big shift involves Google's expansion in the data center sector, with centers planned in Nevada, Texas, Nebraska and Ohio. Here's a quick rundown by region:

Open Slate Communications February 18, 2019
Chicago Industrial Market Surges in 2018

Chicago Industrial Market Surges in 2018

Feb. 8, 2018 As Q1 2019 gets into full swing, here's a look at...

Open Slate Communications February 8, 2019
Commercial Real Estate: What’s Trending Now?

Commercial Real Estate: What’s Trending Now?

Jan. 8, 2019 Opportunity Zone Activity, Medical Office and Multifamily are hot for 2019...

Open Slate Communications January 7, 2019
Government Shutdown Looms Big for Commercial Real Estate

Government Shutdown Looms Big for Commercial Real Estate

January 4, 2019 Commercial Real Estate Braces for Government Shutdown The government shutdown is...

Open Slate Communications January 4, 2019
Steady Outlook for Commercial Real Estate, Says ULI

Steady Outlook for Commercial Real Estate, Says ULI

Oct. 2018 What's ahead for the U.S. commercial real estate market? Steady as it...

Open Slate Communications October 13, 2018
RCM Report: Multifamily Investment Still Strong

RCM Report: Multifamily Investment Still Strong

Sept. 2018 Strong Multifamily Investment Outlook for 2018-19 Real Capital Markets Report: Job growth...

Open Slate Communications September 15, 2018