CAPRE Conference Coverage

Jonathan Falik on the State of the Gold Coast Hotel Market

Jun 30, 2017

FORT LEE, New Jersey – There’s been quite a bit of news about the hotel supply in Manhattan, but less so regarding hotels across the Hudson. For example, Manhattan is expected to see 4,500 new rooms added to the borough by the end of 2017. Rates are also coming down by 2-3%. With that backdrop, […] more

FORT LEE, New Jersey – There’s been quite a bit of news about the hotel supply in Manhattan, but less so regarding hotels across the Hudson. For example, Manhattan is expected to see 4,500 new rooms added to the borough by the end of 2017. Rates are also coming down by 2-3%. With that backdrop, […] more

KABR Real Estate’s Adam Altman on Gold Coast’s Office Market

Jun 30, 2017

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – From a macro-economic perspective, New Jersey’s Gold Coast office market is a tale of two cities. We have a waterfront office market and a suburban office market. Bergen County in many ways bridges both worlds, but it can also mix things up in surprising ways, especially when we start looking […] more

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – From a macro-economic perspective, New Jersey’s Gold Coast office market is a tale of two cities. We have a waterfront office market and a suburban office market. Bergen County in many ways bridges both worlds, but it can also mix things up in surprising ways, especially when we start looking […] more

The Future of Industrial Real Estate: The Next Big Thing

Jun 30, 2017

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – As the industrial space transforms from a crowd of big-box suppliers to competing e-commerce facilitators, we are seeing many new innovation. The good news is that all of the innovation points to increased demand and a need for goods. Says Kevin McGowan, President of McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisors, “Warehouses […] more

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – As the industrial space transforms from a crowd of big-box suppliers to competing e-commerce facilitators, we are seeing many new innovation. The good news is that all of the innovation points to increased demand and a need for goods. Says Kevin McGowan, President of McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisors, “Warehouses […] more

Is the “Flight to Cloud” More of a Road Trip?

Jun 29, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – The “Flight” to cloud is staple in any conversation about the data center industry. But some industry leaders are more cautious in their appraisal of this journey, saying that among other things, there is no one-size-fits-all approach that will quickly move everyone to the Cloud that want to get there. James Leach, […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – The “Flight” to cloud is staple in any conversation about the data center industry. But some industry leaders are more cautious in their appraisal of this journey, saying that among other things, there is no one-size-fits-all approach that will quickly move everyone to the Cloud that want to get there. James Leach, […] more

Q&A with Compu Dynamics’s Stephen Altizer: What is the Next Big Application and will Infrastructure be Ready for It?

Jun 29, 2017

STERLING, Virginia – CapRate recently spoke with Stephen B. Altizer, President of Compu Dynamics about his thoughts on the most exciting trends and innovations in the data center industry. CapRate looks forward to welcoming Mr. Altizer to the Fifth Annual Washington, D.C. & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit. CAPRE: What have you been up to lately? […] more

STERLING, Virginia – CapRate recently spoke with Stephen B. Altizer, President of Compu Dynamics about his thoughts on the most exciting trends and innovations in the data center industry. CapRate looks forward to welcoming Mr. Altizer to the Fifth Annual Washington, D.C. & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit. CAPRE: What have you been up to lately? […] more

Data Centers: Does Price Really Make or Break Every Deal?

Jun 29, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – The bottom line needs no introduction. We’re all familiar with it, and in most industries, it’s all that matters. But in the data center world, it’s not so clear cut. In fact, our “bottom line” may be something else altogether. Just ask Jim Kerrigan, Managing Principal & Founding Member of North American […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – The bottom line needs no introduction. We’re all familiar with it, and in most industries, it’s all that matters. But in the data center world, it’s not so clear cut. In fact, our “bottom line” may be something else altogether. Just ask Jim Kerrigan, Managing Principal & Founding Member of North American […] more

Exclusive with DataBank’s Jerry Blair on the Developer’s Perspective for Site Selection

Jun 29, 2017

DALLAS, Texas – When data center operators talk about needs, they’re typically referring to that of their clients. CapRate wanted the flipside to that conversation though, so we caught up with Jerry Blair, Vice President of DataBank, Ltd. to get the perspective of a developer. We asked him his criteria as well as priorities when […] more

DALLAS, Texas – When data center operators talk about needs, they’re typically referring to that of their clients. CapRate wanted the flipside to that conversation though, so we caught up with Jerry Blair, Vice President of DataBank, Ltd. to get the perspective of a developer. We asked him his criteria as well as priorities when […] more

How to Best Interact with Utilities During Site Selection

Jun 29, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – Anyone who has participated in the site selection process for a data center development can likely share war stories, pro tips, and lessons learned about how to best work with utilities and energy companies. However, there does seem to be a recurring theme – communicate early, and communicate often. Darren Kelsey, Manager […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – Anyone who has participated in the site selection process for a data center development can likely share war stories, pro tips, and lessons learned about how to best work with utilities and energy companies. However, there does seem to be a recurring theme – communicate early, and communicate often. Darren Kelsey, Manager […] more

Amid Rising Costs, Gold Coast Market Maturing but Narrowing

Jun 28, 2017

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – New Jersey is known almost universally as New York’s affordable “sixth borough.” After all, the average condo in the Gold Coast used to cost around $120 per foot, compared to the average price in Manhattan of $2100 (and luxury creeping past $3200). However, Class A assets in the Gold Coast […] more

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – New Jersey is known almost universally as New York’s affordable “sixth borough.” After all, the average condo in the Gold Coast used to cost around $120 per foot, compared to the average price in Manhattan of $2100 (and luxury creeping past $3200). However, Class A assets in the Gold Coast […] more

Exclusive: Up-Close with Kopend Ventures’s Lee Kestler (Continued): State of Ashburn Market, Federal Cloud Migration, Impact of the Edge & More

Jun 28, 2017

LEESBURG, Virginia – Lee Kestler is the founder of Kopend Ventures LLC, a Virginia-based technology consulting firm specializing in data center development. He has been successful in pioneering new business development opportunities from his days with Exodus Communications through his almost nine year run leading sales & leasing with DuPont Fabros as specialists in the […] more

LEESBURG, Virginia – Lee Kestler is the founder of Kopend Ventures LLC, a Virginia-based technology consulting firm specializing in data center development. He has been successful in pioneering new business development opportunities from his days with Exodus Communications through his almost nine year run leading sales & leasing with DuPont Fabros as specialists in the […] more