Browsing Month 'January, 2012'

This morning, Cushman & Wakefield veterans, Diana Parker and Maggie Kurtz, walked into the Miami office of CBRE to head up Landlord Office Services.  CBRE had been looking for a team to replace Noel Steinfeld and Chris Dekker after they departed to join JLL. This bucks a recent trend of brokers leaving (voluntary or involuntary) […]

At the South Florida NAIOP meeting this morning.  Darcie Lunsford asked Vitner (Wells Fargo Senior Economist) about the Foreclosure crisis. “I’m amazed that borrowers who are “underwater” on their loans are still paying” came the response.  He also suggested that burrowers be given a 2nd Mortgage at a low rate that is equal to their -ve equity.  […]

Willis is pleased to announce that the WillPLACE broking platform has now gone fully live across Willis North America and throughout the United Kingdom! Over 3,000 Associates across these territories are now trained and able to access the WillPLACE system, which uses advanced algorithms (known as MarketMatch) to analyze global placement transactions and make smarter […]

Coral Gables Country Club – Jan 18, 2012. If you had to pick just one economic outlook to go to then this is the one.  Each year the program gives a complete overview of the Miami / South Florida Market. The program ran from 8:30am to Noon with 8 speakers.  They were: Historical Overview:  Diane […]

Sofitel Hotel – Jan 13th, 2012 This is the 16th year that Tom Dixon with help from Ed Lyden and more recently, his son, Andrew, have put together this report.  It is by far the most complete report out there for the Miami Market and far better than one I went to in Raleigh, NC […]


Presented by Hugh Kelly – clinical associate professor of Real Estate, NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate Four Seasons Miami – Jan 17th, 2012 CREW-Miami Presentation 2012 Title:  “Managing in an uncertain future” or “Change comes in many flavors but you don’t always get to pick” Hugh started with a pop quiz:  What type of […]

As the New Year rang in.  The pundits were working on their market reports for the upcoming round of talks.  On Friday, we had the CIASF brought to us by the Dixon Family (and Ed Lyden), this week we have the CCIM Report and the CREWReport.  All eyes will be on the occupancy and vacancy […]