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    • 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 ...
    • Using California’s Farmland Preservation Programs to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 

      Robert, Wassmer W. (2009-07-01)
      California has long tried to preserve land devoted to agricultural production. Recently it became the leader in creating a statewide policy to reduce greenhouse gases. The State’s policy choices regarding farmland preservation ...
    • Using REITs to Invest in Utility Scale Solar Projects 

      McKinley, Brian (2014-07-01)
      [Excerpt] Public policy in the form of Renewable Portfolio Standards, rising electricity costs, and a sharp decline in upfront costs for commercial and utility scale solar power projects in recent years have allowed for ...
    • Valuation Using Hedonic Pricing Models 

      Monson, Matt (2009-07-01)
      Buildings can be compared to a bundle of goods sold in a market, where each of the building characteristics combined equate to the expected overall transaction value. By collecting data on many different buildings a ...
    • What is Public Use? Eminent Domain and the Kelo Decision 

      McDonald, John F. (2007-07-01)
      This paper discusses the concept of public use following the Supreme Court decision in the eminent domain case of Kelo v. City of New London. The majority of the Court now equates public use to public purpose and approves ...
    • When Private Property Rights Collide With Growth Management Legislation 

      Calandrillo, Steve P.; Deliganis, Chryssa V.; Woods, Andrea (2015-06-01)
      Over the past century, ever-expanding urban and suburban growth in the United States has offered a clear sign of America’s economic vitality, but it has not come without unique challenges of its own. Indeed, efforts to ...
    • Workforce Housing in New York City: A Case Study of Urban American, LLC 

      Wilson, Rachel (2007-07-01)
      The challenging task of providing high-quality workforce housing is further complicated in a rent-stabilized housing market such as New York City. Socially conscious, fiscally responsible landlords must conduct major capital ...