Monthly Archives: August 2009

Apartments, Industrial: Better Than the Rest

A study released this week by the CCIM Institute rated multi-family housing and industrial real estate as safer real estate investments than either hotel, retail or office properties. While there has been a general slowdown in commercial real estate activity, multi-family and industrial property types were rated at 5.1 and 4. 3 respectively on a […]

Au Contraire Mon Frere

An article in today‚Äôs Wall Street Journal proclaims that renting is the new American dream. Sadly, there is some confusion within the title of the article. The dream remains home-ownership, yet renting remains the reality. Evidence of this dream is represented by the hundreds of thousands of homes in foreclosure and those that have been […]