CAPRE Conference Coverage

Can the Traditional Chains Beat the Likes of Amazon?

Jul 25, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kevin McGowan, President of McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisor, says that healthy retailers are adjusting their portfolios to react to e-commerce. As the industry contracts, retailers like Kohl’s and Target are investing in stores to grab market share. McGowan says that there’s an estimated $2.5 billion in sales available to remain in […] more

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kevin McGowan, President of McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisor, says that healthy retailers are adjusting their portfolios to react to e-commerce. As the industry contracts, retailers like Kohl’s and Target are investing in stores to grab market share. McGowan says that there’s an estimated $2.5 billion in sales available to remain in […] more

The Impact of Demand Drivers for the Edge: Part I of EdgeConneX’s Origin Story

Jul 24, 2017

TORONTO, CANADA — The About Us page of buzzworthy firm EdgeConneX reads as such: “With an eye for innovation and a drive to deliver unsurpassed digital content experiences, EdgeConneX was born. Edge Services provide Space, Power & Connectivity to deliver digital content like never before. With EdgeConneX, data delivery is optimized by placing Edge Data […] more

TORONTO, CANADA — The About Us page of buzzworthy firm EdgeConneX reads as such: “With an eye for innovation and a drive to deliver unsurpassed digital content experiences, EdgeConneX was born. Edge Services provide Space, Power & Connectivity to deliver digital content like never before. With EdgeConneX, data delivery is optimized by placing Edge Data […] more

The State of the National Industrial Real Estate Market

Jul 21, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to frequent CapRate speaker and contributor Kevin McGowan, President of McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisors, the national industrial market continues to suggest very strong momentum on the consumer side, with many opportunities at our fingertips. “The national availability rate is unchanged, despite increased supply,” says McGowan. “What you’re seeing is – […] more

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to frequent CapRate speaker and contributor Kevin McGowan, President of McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisors, the national industrial market continues to suggest very strong momentum on the consumer side, with many opportunities at our fingertips. “The national availability rate is unchanged, despite increased supply,” says McGowan. “What you’re seeing is – […] more

Does the Gold Coast have the Right Retail Mix?

Jul 20, 2017

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Retail transactions take up 1/3 of office product in the Gold Coast. So there is room to grow, and that’s particularly true on the waterfront. Some might say there’s virtually none to speak of. So that begs the question — how important is it to having an office or multi-family experience […] more

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Retail transactions take up 1/3 of office product in the Gold Coast. So there is room to grow, and that’s particularly true on the waterfront. Some might say there’s virtually none to speak of. So that begs the question — how important is it to having an office or multi-family experience […] more

What Does the Enterprise IT Flight to Cloud Mean for Wholesale and Colocation Data Center Providers? Part 1: Buyers and Challenges

Jul 19, 2017

Toronto, Canada — CapRate recently convened a panel of six leaders in the Canadian Data Center industry to  discuss the sector’s most timely topics regarding enterprise IT Flight to Cloud, including what buyers are looking for, the kinds of enterprise moving to Cloud, and the necessary ingredients for, as well as the dangers of, a […] more

Toronto, Canada — CapRate recently convened a panel of six leaders in the Canadian Data Center industry to  discuss the sector’s most timely topics regarding enterprise IT Flight to Cloud, including what buyers are looking for, the kinds of enterprise moving to Cloud, and the necessary ingredients for, as well as the dangers of, a […] more

“It’s Not What’s Happening with Vacancies, It’s What’s Happening with Rents”: Part II of How the North Gold Coast Compare to Other New Jersey and NYC Markets

Jul 18, 2017

FORT LEE, New Jersey – In part one of this story, we heard from Justin Levitt, Principal at PGIM Real Estate Finance, about how different sub-markets within New Jersey compare and contrast. Zooming into what’s happening on the New Jersey Gold Coast, Levitt thinks that there is still room to go with rents, even in […] more

FORT LEE, New Jersey – In part one of this story, we heard from Justin Levitt, Principal at PGIM Real Estate Finance, about how different sub-markets within New Jersey compare and contrast. Zooming into what’s happening on the New Jersey Gold Coast, Levitt thinks that there is still room to go with rents, even in […] more

CAPRE & H5 Announce Greater Denver Data Center Summit Opening Night Reception to Benefit Denver Public Schools

Jul 17, 2017

DENVER, Colorado – In advance of The Greater Denver Data Center Summit on August 17, 2017, CapRate is pleased to announce a partnership with H5 Data Centers to sponsor a party celebrating STEM Education and supporting local youth interested in STEM careers. In collaboration with Denver Public Schools, the Colorado Tech Association, and numerous other […] more

DENVER, Colorado – In advance of The Greater Denver Data Center Summit on August 17, 2017, CapRate is pleased to announce a partnership with H5 Data Centers to sponsor a party celebrating STEM Education and supporting local youth interested in STEM careers. In collaboration with Denver Public Schools, the Colorado Tech Association, and numerous other […] more

Capital Markets Update: What Equity Sources are Becoming More Active?

Jul 14, 2017

FORT LEE, New Jersey – CapRate recently convened some of the leading capital markets experts in New Jersey’s Gold Coast to discuss whether and why various equity sources – including JV Equity, Foreign Investment, and Crowdfunding – are becoming more active on the Gold Coast. This piece is the first in a series of insider […] more

FORT LEE, New Jersey – CapRate recently convened some of the leading capital markets experts in New Jersey’s Gold Coast to discuss whether and why various equity sources – including JV Equity, Foreign Investment, and Crowdfunding – are becoming more active on the Gold Coast. This piece is the first in a series of insider […] more

Comparing North Gold Coast to Other New Jersey and NYC Markets

Jul 14, 2017

FORT LEE, New Jersey – Comparing sub-markets in New Jersey’s Gold Coast region can be both dizzying and redundant. We’ve got Hudson County vs Bergen County, the Western Suburbs vs the Waterfront, Hoboken vs Jersey City, just to name a few examples. However, perhaps the most interesting is simply contrasting the Northern Gold Coast to […] more

FORT LEE, New Jersey – Comparing sub-markets in New Jersey’s Gold Coast region can be both dizzying and redundant. We’ve got Hudson County vs Bergen County, the Western Suburbs vs the Waterfront, Hoboken vs Jersey City, just to name a few examples. However, perhaps the most interesting is simply contrasting the Northern Gold Coast to […] more

Power Initiatives: ComEd and American Electric Power Executives Provide Primer on Federal and State Mandates and Incentives

Jul 13, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – A key ingredient to a recipe for success in the data center world is the ability to navigate and capitalize on government mandates and incentives. In an effort to better understand where the line is drawn between Federal legislation – which is usually IRS or tax-based — and State legislation – which […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – A key ingredient to a recipe for success in the data center world is the ability to navigate and capitalize on government mandates and incentives. In an effort to better understand where the line is drawn between Federal legislation – which is usually IRS or tax-based — and State legislation – which […] more