Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Future of our Cities

Special Issue – Global Real Estate Published: Spring 2017 By George T. Vallone, CRE Photo: IM_photo/ I met my business partner Dan Gans in 1972 when we were both freshman at Gettysburg College. One year after graduating, we decided to start a development business together. After studying the entire New York Metropolitan area for three years […]

In the Age of Global Cities, Submarkets Still Matter

The Impact of Submarket Trends on Property Performance   I. Introduction Location matters for how commercial real estate will perform over time. This statement will seem painfully obvious to industry practitioners, who may argue that (aside from timing and luck) location is the only thing that matters. However, in an age where capital flows across […]

The Synergetic Smart City Framework — From Idea to Reality

The underlying goal of this article is to highlight issues in current smart city approaches, find common success factors of established projects and to create a framework based on these findings, which should lay ground for future smart city concepts and research. There are 31,700,000 results on Google if one searches for the keyword pair […]

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How Smart Has Smart Growth Been?

Special Issue – Global Real Estate Published: Spring 2017 By William P.J. McCarthy, CRE Smart Growth refers to urban design and transportation planning agendas which its adherents believe create vibrant, high density urban centers with an ever decreasing dependency on the automobile. Smart Growth is promoted as a panacea for an increasingly wide range of urban […]

Legal Review – New Jersey Supreme Court Decides No Statute of Limitations Applicable to Spill Act Contribution Claims

Volume 40, Number 1 Published: Summer 2015 By Joseph J. Maraziti, Jr., Esq., CRE, and Joanne Vos, Esq. Photo: Kostas Koutsaftikis/ In 2013, a New Jersey appellate court temporarily ended the long standing debate of whether a statute of limitations applies to contribution claims brought under the State of New Jersey law which governs liability for […]

Resource Review – Making a Living, Making a Life

Making a Living, Making a Life  By Daniel Rose, CRE (©2014, Half Moon Press, 366 pages) Daniel Rose, CRE, has had an extraordinary business career including developing Pentagon City in Washington, D.C., and One Financial Center in Boston. He developed Manhattan Plaza for the Performing Arts in New York City. He is not only an icon […]

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