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    • The Coupon Mortgage: A Luxury Construction Lender’s End Run 

      Cronig, Steven C. J.D., LL.M; Keenan, Jesse M. J.D., LL.M. (2010-07-01)
      [Excerpt] The impact of the market failure that has befallen the residential real estate market during the past two years is well-known and self-evident, even if the underlying causes and remedies remain in controversy. ...
    • The Double-Edged Sword of Borrowing: Increasing Costs of Homeownership and the Roles of Property and Loan Flipping in New York City 

      Ababon, Anthony (2006-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Introduction For many low- and moderate-income homeowners, home equity represents their single largest asset. 1 Unfortunately, unscrupulous lenders and real estate sales people are targeting low-income residents ...
    • The Future of Limited Equity Cooperatives 

      Perkins, Kristin (2007-01-01)
      Limited Equity Cooperatives (LECs) are a form of cooperative housing that is price restricted, often created initially through government construction or mortgage interest subsidies. Affordability is maintained in perpetuity ...
    • The Hurdles to Financing Modular Development 

      Feutz, Daniel (2019-04-25)
      Revenues from the permanent modular construction (PMC) sector jumped 62% in one year to reach $3.3 billion in 2016 and its quick growth has not gone unnoticed. The industry has attracted investment from sources such as ...
    • The Impact of 3D Printing on Real Estate 

      Mashian, Sean (2017-06-01)
      One of the most intriguing, and possibly disruptive, technologies now emerging is 3D printing. While still expensive and relatively unpolished, this new method of manufacturing products - from medical devices to airplanes ...
    • The Interconnectedness Between Home Builders and the Asian American Community 

      Krueger, Gerd-Ulf; Laurie, Scott (2015-06-01)
      California’s ethnic and cultural diversity has always influenced its housing market, lifestyle, and business investments. A great example of this is the increasing Asian-American demand for new housing in the Los Angeles ...
    • The Other Side of the White Picket Fence 

      Bridges, Robert; Kianmahd, Michael (2011-07-01)
      [Excerpt] At the risk of heaping more misery on the struggling residential property market, an analysis of home price and ownership data for period of the last 30 years in California - the golden state with notoriously ...
    • The Pitfalls of Physical Due Diligence 

      Gromek, Vitold F. (2010-07-01)
      [Excerpt] The recent real estate finance debacle has starkly demonstrated the failure amongst segments of the financial markets, and more importantly, the systematic weaknesses of the market. Factors contributing to the ...
    • The Repeal of Rent Control in Malaysia 

      Atsumi, Saeko (2003-07-01)
      [Excerpt] Policy Background A newspaper reported that the Federal Government of Malaysia had indicated its intention of repealing the Control of Rent Act 1966 since the beginning of the 1980s (Kathirasen, 1997), when the ...
    • The Rise of Co-Living in New York City 

      Patel, Parth (2020-06-29)
      [Excerpt] Co-living has taken off in the last year as a brand-new phenomenon within the multifamily real estate sector. Not only is it a new asset type for the general public but it is also the new niche asset type receiving ...
    • The Role of Tax Credits and Subsidies in Downtown Revitalization: Case Study Binghamton, New York 

      Abrams, Joshua; Alvarado, Oscar; Barton, Carolyn; Bosshart, Samantha; Johnson, Elizabeth; Matteson, Matt; Sargent, Elizabeth (2006-07-01)
      [Excerpt] Introduction The O'Neil-Ross Building, located in the central business district of Binghamton, New York is looking at another lease on life. Known simply as the O'Neil Building, it was built in 1889-1890 for ...
    • The Tectonic Forces of Global Real Estate 

      Lynn, David J. (2007-07-01)
      [Excerpt] There are major shifts underway in the fundamental structure, or the underlying tectonic plates, of the global commercial real estate industry. These massive plate movements are creating an entirely new landscape ...
    • The Troubled Tower 

      Spencer, Jason L. (2015-06-01)
      [Excerpt] Buildings are constructed for certain purposes, and the buildings of today are more practical, from the standpoint of the man who is in them than the older buildings. […] We are considering effort and convenience ...
    • The U.S. Student Housing Market: Overlooked Opportunities 

      McFalls, Joseph A. (2019-04-25)
      Student housing has emerged in recent years as one of the most in-demand asset classes in commercial real estate. Investors, both domestic and international, have been attracted to U.S. student housing projects for many ...
    • The Value of Flexibility: A Finance Application of Options to Real Estate 

      Pezeshkian, Hamid; Lashgari, Sina; Stiller, Duane (2014-07-01)
      Real estate is among the most strategic of businesses. Each property class has both independent and linked economic, demographic, and political constituents. Moreover, there are dozens of parties involved that influence ...
    • The Wisdom of LEED's Role in Green Building Mandates 

      Cotten, Marya N. (2012-07-01)
      “Climate change” is an extremely understated way to describe humans increasingly suffering from extreme weather events like intense and frequent hurricanes, food shortages for millions of people, and a spike in diseases ...
    • This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land: A Case Study on Eminent Domain and Under Compensation 

      Lookman, Annamaria (2015-06-01)
      The Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution states “private property [shall not] be taken for public use, without just compensation.” Land is deemed viable for eminent domain when it will be used by the public ...
    • Timeshare in Mixed Use Projects: Success and Risk Factors 

      Dupuis, Jason J.; Patterson, Giles P.; Su, Frank Y. (2003-07-01)
      [Excerpt] Mixed use projects with both a timeshare and hotel component are increasingly popular as the resort development project of choice. Given the many advantages of mixed use, the purpose of this paper is to present ...
    • Timing Matters: Getting in on the Ground Floor 

      Tse, Elysia; Palumbo, Lawrence; Ziering, Barry (2011-07-01)
      One of the original premises for investing in the real estate asset class was to achieve strong, consistent yields from contractual cash flows, with a secondary objective of earnings growth and capital appreciation. During ...
    • Truly Smart Growth 

      Mills, Edwin S. (2002-07-01)
      Editors Note: The following articles by Professor Mills and Ed LeClear, a Cornell graduate student, both address a very contentious issue currently in debate among real estate developers, planners, and governments: Smart ...