Commercial Real Estate


  • Is Hysan venturing out of Causeway Bay?   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 8:46 PM ET
    Is Hysan venturing out of Causeway Bay?

    Irene Lee, chairman of Hysan Development, says Hong Kong's prime shopping belt Causeway Bay remains the firm's core focus, but it is also looking at other engines of growth in and out of Hong Kong.

  • Behind the rise in Hysan's 2014 profit   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 8:42 PM ET
    Behind the rise in Hysan's 2014 profit

    Irene Lee, chairman of Hysan Development, attributes the 5 percent rise in 2014's underlying profit to its diversified portfolio and explains why tensions between Hong Kong and China have not impacted the firm.

  • Why luxury living thrives in Melbourne   Monday, 9 Mar 2015 | 8:31 PM ET
    Why luxury living thrives in Melbourne

    Larry Kestelman, founder and CEO of LK Property Group, says the six-star Capitol Grand is garnering great interest from local and overseas buyers due to Melbourne's status as one of the best cities to live in.

  • Tracking Scentre Group's robust FY profit   Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 8:05 PM ET
    Tracking Scentre Group's robust FY profit

    Peter Allen, CEO of Scentre Group, discusses the firm's first full-year results following the demerger from Westfield last June.

  • Will the Waldorf become NYC's hot new address? Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 11:52 PM ET

    All those pining after childhood stories of "the tippy-top floor" of New York's Plaza Hotel might soon get to recreate it a few blocks away at the Waldorf.

  • Eric Trump: Oil drop slows Russian NYC investment Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 9:20 AM ET
    Eric Trump

    New York City real estate is hot, Eric Trump told CNBC Wednesday, despite what he sees as somewhat slowing Russian investment due to the collapse in oil prices.

  • Red-hot real estate in San Francisco Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 1:03 PM ET
    Office buildings in San Francisco

    The red-hot residential real estate market in Silicon Valley might attract all the headlines, but commercial real estate is booming.

  • Canary Wharf owner succumbs to Qatar -led takeover Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 2:45 AM ET

    Canary Wharf owner Songbird Estates recommended its minority shareholders accept an offer from Qatar Investment Authority and Brookfield.

  • These retailers getting 'most bang for the buck' Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 11:14 AM ET
    A T.J. Maxx store in Cincinnati

    According to Jefferies, off-price retailers Ross Stores and TJX are getting the best return on investment for their real estate.

  • Good news: Office vacancy rates finally declining Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 12:19 PM ET
    Office buildings in New York

    It has been one of the slowest real estate sectors to recover from the recession, but the office market is finally being fueled by job growth.

  • REITs and rates: Best plays during low yield days Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 8:39 AM ET
    Corporate New York skyline

    With expectations that the Fed will delay an interest rate hike, a good play now could be shares of real estate investment trusts.

  • Dalian Wanda prepares for the end of urbanization Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:21 AM ET
    China Construction of America has successfully bid for state-level and municipal projects in the United  States, such as the $407 million Alexander Hamilton Bridge rehabilitation, seen here.

    Owner of Dalian Wanda says China's era of rapid urbanization will end within a decade, so he is looking to shift toward tourism and entertainment.

  • Stop blaming store size for weak results: DDR CEO Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    A sign outside the Sears store at the Laguna Hills Mall, Laguna Hills, Calif.

    DDR CEO Dan Hurwitz said too much blame gets put on what the store looks like, when often it's what's inside that's the problem.

  • U.S. jobs channeling real estate growth   Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 5:30 AM ET
    U.S.  jobs channeling real estate growth

    We've seen more of a "Goldilock environment" for commercial real estate over recent months, with employment growth the fundamental driver, says Hessam Nadji, managing director and chief strategy officer at Marcus & Millichap Research and Advisory Services.

  • This glitzy street rakes in the highest retail rents Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 7:14 AM ET
    Prada store

    Prime retail rents around the globe rose by an average 2.4 percent compared to the same period last year.

  • Why China's investors are betting on US real estate

    Hessam Nadji, Chief Strategy Officer at Marcus and Millichap, attributes the huge appetite Chinese investors have towards U.S. commercial real estate to factors like low interest rates.

  • Foreign governments buying up London   Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 5:00 AM ET
    London Shard

    CNBC's Phil Han takes a look at which foreign governments are buying up big chunks of prime London real estate.

  • Cash for grass changes landscape in Calif. drought Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    Drought resistant garden.

    A rebate for property owners to switch lawns in drought-ridden California is gaining traction. But it's a mixed bag for landscapers.

  • London icon's new lease on life   Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Battersea power station

    CNBC's Phil Han reports from the Battersea Power Station and finds out more about this multi-billion dollar redevelopment of the site.

  • When stars collide in Malibu growth plan Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 2:34 PM ET
    Hollywood actor and activist Rob Reiner in Malibu, Calif.

    Actor-director Rob Reiner is in a fiery debate over a measure to require voter approval for large commercial development in Malibu.

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