Europe’s larger funds are pumping more money into US Real Estate as a safety hedge against their own economies. Good news for institutional quality assets Nationwide.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Thursday, March 21, 2013
This good news for Commercial Real Estate in the US as the government continues to prop up the economy and keep interest rates down. It definitely sets up a clash with those that want to trim the deficit and hold down government spending.
Posted by Latitude 38 Group at 1:26 PM
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The system of working remotely is not always what it is cracked up to be. Within Yahoo it has created a lifestyle of slackers and people that are so remote that they are difficult to get hold of. Tech innovation is about collaboration so when team members are not together you lose the water fountain culture. Here in San Francisco we are surrounded by Tech companies and the “working remotely” way. After the Yahoo incident one wonders if other companies will reassess this idea.
Posted by Latitude 38 Group at 3:36 PM
Thursday, March 14, 2013
It makes a lot of sense that investors will return to the same pot if the returns continue to be strong as they have been. The issue maybe if interest rates start to slowly climb and the economy remains flat the spread may not be as strong.
Some 49% of investors made new commitments in 2012 for private real estate funds and 53% expect they will make new commitments this year, according to Preqin. Improved returns have fueled investor interest in this asset class. CoStar Group (2/20)
Posted by Latitude 38 Group at 2:39 PM
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
This could be the first sign of an increase in interest rates. Indicators are that borrowing has started to overheat.
Federal Reserve policymakers increasingly are arguing that the central bank's bond-buying program should be scaled back or shut down even before the unemployment rate declines significantly, according to minutes of the Fed's January meeting. News that the Fed is leaning toward withdrawing stimulus sent markets tumbling.
Posted by Latitude 38 Group at 2:55 PM
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Latitude 38 Group's very own Tony Brettkelly has decided to embark on a new adventure as he joined the New Zealand bobsled team at the last minute on their quest for glory in the America's Cup in Lake Placid.
What better way to rest and recover from a Tahoe knee injury than in a bobsled.
Posted by Latitude 38 Group at 2:07 PM