$3 million gift launches new real estate institute

Two luminaries of real estate have made a generous gift to help inspire and develop future stars of the industry. Donna and Herb Weitzman’s $3 million gift will establish the Herbert D. Weitzman Institute for Real Estate at the UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management. The money will provide scholarships for eligible undergraduate finance […]

Increased Commercial Sales Help Drive U.S. Debt Markets in 2018

According to data from CBRE, demand for commercial real estate debt in the U.S. remains strong, supported by an increase in commercial sales transactions in Q3 2018. Banks, alternative lenders and agencies all contributed to the increase in commercial lending volume. The CBRE Lending Momentum Index, which tracks the pace of commercial loan closings in […]

The Outlook For Private Real Estate Investment In 2019

Private capital has been playing the tune in the real estate market for some time now. As we reported in last year’s “Outlook for Private Real Estate Investment”, private allocations to funds, as well as direct investments by individuals and institutions, were set to keep growing. With 2018 nearly behind us, it is time to […]

4 REITs to Play the Divisive Amazon HQ2 Decision

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is a behemoth that continues to expand its collection of businesses, spanning from online and brick-and-mortar sales to, of course, the largest cloud computing services unit around. And Amazon is hiring employees by the ocean liner. In the past year, the company has raised its headcount by over 65%. And this has been […]

Westchase District Employees Raise $20,000 for Area Organizations in 21st Westchase District Corporate Challenge

Funds allow dozens of youth to attend Quillian Center Summer Camps and the Summer Business Camp for Girls (Houston, TX – April 26, 2018) – Earlier this month, more than 50 teams competed in the 21st Westchase District Corporate Challenge. More than 300 employees from a cross section of area companies, including engineering firms, banks, […]

Texas A&M Real Estate Center – 28th Annual Outlook For Texas Land Markets

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Real Estate Sparkles At FightNight 30

FightNight 30 – the 30th annual philanthropic endeavor hosted by The Real Estate Council (TREC) – drew attendees from all levels of the North Texas commercial real estate community to the Anatole Hilton on April 26. Networking was at its highest level. And, between appearances by famed boxer Marvelous Marvin Hagler, drop-ins from members from […]

BACREN – March 2018 Luncheon

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BACREN – February 2018 Luncheon

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