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What are the hottest U.S. real estate markets and property types? Are some markets and property types becoming overbuilt? Is there still money to be made in secondary markets? We take up these subjects with Bryan Sanchez, co-CIO and portfolio manager at Lionstone Investments.
The Bank of Japan enters a brave, new monetary frontier. In January it implemented a 10 basis point negative interest rate policy for new deposits from banks. Reporter Benjamin Cole explains the situation.
Building information modeling, or BIM, is sharply reducing the design time, construction costs and budget overruns on infrastructure projects — as well as construction projects in general. It also brings a higher degree of precision to design and construction. Future iterations of BIM will bring even more benefits to civil engineering and construction. For more on this topic we turn to Terry Bennett, the senior industry strategist for civil infrastructure at Autodesk.
What is a 24-hour city compared with a 9-to-5 city? Did you know that downtown office buildings in 24-hour cities produce investment returns that are more than 150 percent higher than 9-to-5 cities? Hugh F. Kelly, professor at the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate, has authored a new book titled “24 Hour Cities: Real Investment Performance, Not Just Promises,” which elaborates on these topics and many others. He joins us to discuss many of the highlights contained in his latest piece of research on urban settings and real estate.
Real estate leases are going to have to be accounted for on corporate balance sheets, in accordance with new U.S. and international accounting standards. Loretta Clodfelter, editor of Institutional Real Estate Americas, reports on that, as well as the improving real estate market in Mexico and construction labor shortages in the United States.