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    After a long period of economic recession, the housing market in California is making a steady recovery. In 2014, this trend will be driven by a combination of: new home supply, increase in available rental properties and availability of credits.   Continuous growth of the overall U.S. population as well as the low vacancy and […]

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    As one of the most affluent destinations in the world, Los Angeles remains top place for commercial real estate investments. In 2014, the L.A. commercial property market will continue to thrive.    The growing number of tenants entering Los Angeles market as well as increasing demand for additional space coming from tech companies create flourishing opportunities […]

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    With more and more people looking for apartment homes as a solution for their housing needs, multifamily sector continues to be one of the most successful segments in U.S. commercial real estate with even more growth expected for this year. Rising demand and restricted supply makes multifamily housing a good investment option for developers and […]

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    During the last decade, development and expansion of retail outlet centers have blossomed, leaving the regional malls behind. Today, new outlet stores seek to open new locations and attract more budget-minded customers. However, many experts doubt if this trend can last forever. Today, the demand for outlet centers remains stable. New outlet centers appear at […]

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    With the world’s second largest economy, China’s real estate market continues to grow with high intensity. Despite notion that China has a glut of office space, investors have big bets on the country’s commercial real estate. According to the latest news, Brookfield Asset Management, Toronto-based real estate firm is planning to expand its portfolio of […]

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    The hotel industry is one of the top prospective real estate markets of 2014,creating excellent opportunities for investors. Both business travel and flourishing tourism to the United States have stimulated the demand for hotel development. Increasing demand, improving rental performance and supply of capital from REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts) as well as private equity […]

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    Designed for effective team work, open office layout has become especially popular in tech companies and those involved in creative work. Popularized by such companies as Facebook and Google open-plan offices are believed to enhance collaboration and creativity. But, how effective is this layout? Recent studies show that open offices decrease working efficiency and, more […]