Amid an otherwise dismal third quarter, the New York investment firm enjoyed a bit of good news from a unit whose staggering losses during the property bust were viewed as an emblem of the era’s excesses.
Morgan Stanley wrapped up fundraising over the summer for its first higher-risk real-estate fund since 2007, a sign that it has finally recovered from the downturn. The new global fund has attracted $1.7 billion in commitments from investors such as CIC and Australia’s sovereign-wealth fund, according to people familiar with the matter.
There are a lot of factors that have to come into play when looking to buy your first home.
When it comes to purchasing your first home, it is imperative to make sure that your finances are in the right position to both purchase a home, and for this purchase to fit into your long term goals.
This month, the big dogs barked loudest. September’s largest permit applications were dominated by marquee projects from major developers, with SL Green’s One Vanderbilt standing head and shoulders above the rest. The Chetrit Group and Somerset Partners’ also made waves with a pair of residential buildings with a combined area exceeding a million square feet. - See more at: http://therealdeal.com/blog/2015/10/16/top-10-biggest-real-estate-projects-coming-to-nyc-12/#sthash.bWhApUrC.dpuf
To illustrate this in, we'll use the Camp David Peace Accords. In 1973, Egypt and Israel fought the Yom Kippur War. After several weeks of fighting, they entered a fragile truce. But for several years after, they were extremely close to going back to war. Until a skilled politician asked them, why do you want it?
The scale of Chinese investment in the Australian residential property market continues to polarise public opinion.
Chinese buyers are often blamed for driving up house prices in Australia and causing the current affordability crisis.
However, Chinese offshore purchases are surprisingly low.
For McDonald’s Corp., the suggestion that it should spin off its vast property holdings poses an existential question: What are the Golden Arches without real estate? As McDonald’s approaches the third anniversary of declining sales, some analysts have asked whether shareholders could get better returns if the company placed its U.S. properties in a publicly traded real-estate investment trust.
Google’s new tool, Project Sunroof, aims to help homeowners determine if solar panels are a good fit for a home by calculating the roof’s solar potential. The app uses high-resolution Google Earth data to calculate the usable sunlight per year and provides an estimate of the potential energy savings.