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The Sinreich Group is a New York City based real estate law firm that represents public and private sector clients in connection with the acquisition, development, leasing, financing, repositioning and disposition of real estate throughout the country.

Bite Size Breaking News

Welcome to Bite Size Breaking News. We post every other Monday by noon. Have lunch with The Sinreich Group and get the latest real estate news in easily digestible “bite size” portions.

Walls in Motion: A Potential Office Space Solution

As the office space debate between open floor plans and private offices continues, movable walls may be the simple solution that appeals to those on both sides of this issue. As modern offices continue to experiment with designs that improve productivity and encourage creativity, demountable walls that enable multiple reconfigurations as space demands change, which are common throughout Europe, are gaining in popularity in the U.S. Learn more

Bracing For A Real Estate Downturn

Despite strong consumer confidence, lower unemployment, reduced tax rates and strong net absorption across property types and geographic markets, some real estate owners and investors are positioning their companies for a downturn. Strategies range from accepting lower returns, re-evaluating risk-reward requirements, focusing on niche markets, such as student and senior housing, and building up dry powder (cash) reserves. Learn more

Tech Dominates Office Leasing Nationally

According to Cushman & Wakefield, the technology sector accounted for 34.4% of all office leasing in 2018, which translated into low vacancy rates in tech-driven markets. As a result, 29 office markets enjoyed vacancy rates lower than 10%, the highest number of sub-10% vacancy rate markets since 2000. Leading the way were Puget Sound-Eastside Seattle with a 6.2% vacancy rate, San Francisco: 6.4%, Midtown South Manhattan: 7.2%; Charlotte, NC: 7.6% and Raleigh/Durham, NC: 7.7%. Learn more

Retail Landlords Partner with Ride Sharing Companies

Retail landlords including Simon, Taubman, Vestar and Macerich have entered into agreements with ride sharing companies Uber and Lyft that provide for amenity laden pick up and drop off locations within shopping centers, revenue sharing, promotional rates for riders and the sharing of ridership data. Cedar Realty Trust and Uber have gone one step further with an 8,200 square foot Greenlight Hub at River Park Center in Washington D.C., which serves as a central support location for Uber drivers and prospective drivers. Learn more

What to Expect In 2019 — Join Us for ULI NY Real Estate Outlook 2019

Please join Ellen Sinreich and ULI New York for the annual Real Estate Outlook and presentation of Emerging Trends in Real Estate on January 29th at TheTimesCenter in New York City. Hear from industry veterans and development visionaries on where to place your bets in 2019 and key insights into the forces that are shaping the real estate business in the New York metro region. Learn more

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