Tag: Strategic Planning

  • February 14, 2019
    GlobeSt.com: Many Opportunity Zones Are Already Gentrified

    Eric Willett, VP at RCLCO, tells GlobeSt.com. “Certainly, we expect to see significant amounts of capital pursue projects in areas that have gentrif...

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  • February 13, 2019
    Detroit Free Press: Experts Doubt New Tax Break Will Help Detroit As Advertised

    But the new study from the Los Angeles-based consulting firm RCLCO came to the same conclusion that we've heard from other recent studies of tax incen...

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  • February 6, 2019
    Bisnow: Developers In Low-Income Areas Hoping To Catch The Attention Of Opportunity Zone Investors

    According to a report by RCLCO, a few cities, including New York City and Washington, D.C., chose to include a large number of gentrified neighborhood...

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  • January 30, 2019
    Bisnow: Florida’s Most Gentrified Opportunity Zone? It’s In Fort Lauderdale

    The authors, RCLCO Vice President Eric Willett and analyst Brett Dunlavey, broke down data in each of the Top 25 metro areas and assigned a score to e...

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  • January 29, 2019
    Building Opportunity: Mapping Gentrification and Investment across Opportunity Zones

    While regulations for opportunity zone investments have yet to be wholly finalized, real estate investors have amassed sizable amounts of private capi...

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  • January 29, 2019
    Bisnow: Bracing For A Recession: Industry Experts Weigh In On What Preventive Measures They Are Taking

    Real estate advisement group RCLCO's sentiment survey found that 20% of respondents believe the downturn has already begun. Nearly half (46%) believe ...

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  • January 29, 2019
    Bisnow: Study: California Mostly Using Opportunity Zones As Intended, While D.C. And NYC Packed With Higher-End OZs

    RCLCO considered changes in real estate investment, household income levels and associated demographic characteristics to formulate the report's Gentr...

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  • January 22, 2019
    The Columbus Dispatch: Central Ohio Homes Sales See Sharpest Drop In A Decade

    In another indicator that the housing market may be turning, the RCLCO Real Estate Market Sentiment Index, an industry measurement of real-estate prof...

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  • January 22, 2019
    Sentiment Survey 2018 Year-End: Downturn on the Horizon

    Our Real Estate Market Sentiment Index decreased since MY 2018 from 68.0 to 37.5, a much more dramatic decline than respondents anticipated six months...

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  • August 30, 2018
    Ready for Changing Tides? How Real Estate Companies Can Prepare for a New Cap Rate Era

    The end of a declining cap rate era fundamentally changes the nature of the real estate industry and the method of value creation. The best real estat...

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  • January 25, 2018
    Have We Reached the Tipping Point?Sentiment Survey 2017 Part 2

    RCLCO's outlook for generally positive, though moderating, operating and investment performance through 2018 is consistent with the majority of survey...

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  • January 18, 2018
    Results Forecast an Extended Run for Real Estate Amidst Tax Cuts Sentiment Survey 2017 Part 1

    As of year-end 2017, the RCLCO Real Estate Market Sentiment Index increased and now stands above both the midyear 2017 level and predictions from six ...

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  • January 24, 2017
    A More Durable Expansion? Sentiment by Product Type and RCLCO’s Point of View (YE 2016)

    Sentiment Survey YE 2016 Results: 40% of respondents believe the next U.S. real estate market downturn is at least two years off.

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  • January 19, 2017
    The Trump Bump? Sentiment Up Compared with Six Months Ago Sentiment Survey 2016 Part 1

    The results are in: sentiment is up from six months ago, but still down compared with year-end 2015.

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  • August 31, 2016
    Exploring Improved Diversification Strategies to Reduce Portfolio Risk

    For several decades, diversification by geographic region has been a critical component of real estate portfolio allocation. This article explores the...

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  • July 7, 2016
    Sentiment Survey Mid-Year 2016: Part 2

    Brexit, Schmexit? But, Dust Off Your Cycle Strategy Just in Case… Stock markets around the globe seem to have largely shrugged off the effects of l...

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  • June 28, 2016
    Sentiment Survey Mid-Year 2016 Results: Part I

    According to the recent Sentiment Survey (completed before the Brexit vote), the nation’s market conditions are rapidly approaching the seventh inni...

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  • June 16, 2016
    Co-Investments in Real Estate: A Quick Primer

    Two Key Types of Co-Investment As institutions consider their options for real estate investing going forward, many are adding co-investments to the t...

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  • June 9, 2016
    A Big Boom in Affluent, Older Renters-by-Choice in the U.S.?

    The number of Americans age 50 and over is projected to increase rapidly over the next 10 years, growing from just under 80 million in 2016 to over 12...

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  • February 2, 2016
    Cycles Are Alive and Well—How About Your Strategy?

    Recent volatility in the financial markets and nervousness on the part of the Fed about the health of the U.S. economy, and slow GDP growth in the fou...

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  • January 26, 2016
    Respondents Expect Many Product Types to Move from Early Stable to Late Stable Stages of the Real Estate Cycle

    As we discussed last week, RCLCO’s 1Q 2016 Sentiment Survey found that most respondents reported positive changes in economic and real estate condit...

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  • January 20, 2016
    Sentiment at Lowest Point Since 2012

    RCLCO National Market Sentiment Survey 1Q 2016 Results Part 1 The results of RCLCO’s latest Market Sentiment Survey are in, and while 67% of respond...

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  • October 29, 2015
    Mixed Signals in the New For-Sale Housing Market

    New home sales in the U.S. were down in September, but the longer-term trend has been positive so far over the past year. Seasonally adjusted new home...

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  • July 24, 2015
    Cycle Update: Stable Conditions Continue

    RCLCO’s National Market Sentiment Survey 3Q 2015 Results – Part 2 Echoing participants’ positive sentiments regarding current and fu...

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  • July 9, 2015
    No News Is Good News: Stable Outlook Ahead

    RCLCO National Market Sentiment Survey 3Q 2015 Results Part 1 RCLCO’s latest Market Sentiment Survey results are in, and they paint the same sto...

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  • March 31, 2015
    Finally, Some Good News Out of Washington—But Where are the Media?

    Seems like the media are only interested in reporting on bad news about Washington, D.C., these days—and, to be fair, there has been plenty, ran...

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  • February 12, 2015
    Cycle Update—Moving Right Along

    RCLCO’s National Market Sentiment Survey 1Q 2015 Results – Part 2 Moving into the new year, most land uses are in the early stable stage o...

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  • February 3, 2015
    Outlook for 2015: All Things in Moderation

    RCLCO National Market Sentiment Survey 1Q 2015 Results Part 1 Just a year and one-half ago, respondents to RCLCO’s National Market Sentiment Sur...

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  • November 19, 2014
    RCLCO Partners with ULI Foundation to Publish New Research on Micro Units

    The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has just published a new research report entitled The Macro View on Micro Unitswhich explores a renewed trend towards v...

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  • July 11, 2014
    The Road to Recovery—Are We There Yet?

    RCLCO National Market Sentiment Survey Results Part 2 Throughout the downturn and into the recovery, RCLCO has monitored real estate market participan...

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  • June 27, 2014
    Going Steady: Expectations Optimistic, But Moderate

    RCLCO National Market Sentiment Survey Results Part 1  Over the past three years, RCLCO’s National Market Sentiment Survey has reported the...

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  • January 29, 2014
    Top Dogs and Underdogs: Where Are We in the Cycle?

    RCLCO National Sentiment Survey Part 2 In 3Q 2012, RCLCO’s National Sentiment Survey reported the majority of land uses bumping along the bottom...

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  • January 23, 2014
    Have We Reached the Light at the End of the Tunnel?

    RCLCO National Sentiment Survey Part 1 In the last three years of the RCLCO National Sentiment Survey, real estate professionals have exhibited nothin...

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  • December 17, 2013
    Strategy for Real Estate Companies: How to Manage for the Cycle – Part 2

    Don’t Wing It – Laminate It Part 2: Real Estate Market Cycle Stages and Strategies In the previous installment (see: Part 1: Real Estate M...

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  • December 12, 2013
    Strategy for Real Estate Companies: How to Manage for the Cycle – Part 1

    Don’t Wing It – Laminate It Part 1 of 2: Real Estate Market Cycles – Making the Call Now that the economy and real estate markets se...

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  • September 19, 2013
    Sequestration: Myth or Monster?

    With the first round of cuts from the dreaded Sequester going into effect, industry professionals are less concerned than ever about its potential neg...

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  • August 27, 2013
    RCLCO National Real Estate Sentiment Survey: For-Sale Housing Gaining on Rental Apartments

    In the last year, great strides have been made across all sectors of real estate. In RCLCO’s Q3 2012 Market Sentiment Survey, multifamily rental apa...

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  • February 21, 2013
    Sequestration—What Me, Worry?

    Two months before the presidential election, and a full quarter before Congress kicked the latest fiscal cliff and sequestration can down the road unt...

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  • February 19, 2013
    Real Estate Turns the Corner

    Multifamily rental apartments have been out of the woods since early 2011 in many parts of the country, but most other real estate sectors are now mov...

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  • February 12, 2013
    RCLCO National Real Estate Sentiment Survey

    Broad-Based, but Guarded, Optimism Guarded Optimism… After another slight hesitation in the third quarter of last year, most likely due to uncertain...

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  • July 26, 2012
    RCLCO National Real Estate Sentiment Survey and RCLCO’s Outlook

    For-Sale Housing Continuing to Gain Momentum 2Q 2012 After a slight hesitation in the first quarter, sentiments regarding the current state and likely...

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  • June 26, 2012
    Major U.S. Court of Appeals Decision in a Case for Which RCLCO Provided Expert Testimony

    Over the past five years, RCLCO has become increasingly active in providing consulting and litigation support services regarding real estate issu...

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  • April 16, 2012
    RCLCO National Real Estate Sentiment Survey and RCLCO’s Outlook

    Gaining Momentum 1Q 2012 Real estate industry professionals continue to express confidence that the U.S. economy and real estate markets are gaining m...

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  • February 9, 2012
    RCLCO National Real Estate Sentiment Survey and RCLCO’s Outlook:4Q 2011

    Rational Exuberance 4Q 2011 Real estate industry professionals have become dramatically more positive about the current and likely future state of the...

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  • October 14, 2011
    RCLCO National Real Estate Sentiment Survey: 3Q 2011

    3Q 2011 Political uncertainly both at home and abroad, a less than stellar job market in the US, gyrating stock markets, and a housing market that con...

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