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A California Dream: Not Having to Settle for Just One Bedroom

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Cities across the state of California, including SoCal, are grappling with a dwindling stock of housing that can be considered affordable for anyone but the wealthiest. In much of the state, a two-bedroom apartment or home is virtually impossible to acquire with anything less than a six-figure salary.


Read the article here  (NY Times 9/23/14)

Foreign Investors Want High Profile Locations in SoCal

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Foreign investors are combing through high-profile development sites in Southern California, according to Laurie Lustig-Bower, EVP at CBRE.  Local developers and investors are facing increased competition from foreign investors for Class A locations.

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Read the article here  (Globe St. 9/23/14)

Some Retirement Plans Include Private Commercial-Property Funds

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Commercial real estate is a popular retirement choice, but Commercial Property Funds are far less common than those holding publicly traded Real-Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).

There are significant advantages, according to the Wall Street Journal.


Read the article here  (WSJ 9/5/14)