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Friday, April 27, 2018

Canadian Farmland Values Increase 8% | Agweb.com

Canadian Farmland Values Increase 8% | Agweb.com: A strong and stable agricultural economy is boosting farmland values in Canada. The average value of Canadian farmland increased 8.4% in 2017, following gains of 7.9% in 2016 and 10.1% in 2015, according to the 2017 FCC Farmland Values Report by Farm Credit Canada (FCC).

How Blackstone Became China’s Real Estate Connection - Bloomberg

How Blackstone Became China’s Real Estate Connection - Bloomberg: In February 2017, Stephen Schwarzman toasted Wang Jian, co-chairman of HNA Group, at a charity event at Manhattan’s Park Avenue Armory. Wang lauded the billionaire Schwarzman as a “god of fortune” and a man with the “key to opening up the chest of treasures.”

Cover Story: Residential real estate roundtable - Pacific Business News

Cover Story: Residential real estate roundtable - Pacific Business News: The residential real estate market in Hawaii has been having a good run, with higher numbers of sales and price gains.

Investors struggle to make money in overheated real estate market, Cushman & Wakefield economist says - San Francisco Business Times

Investors struggle to make money in overheated real estate market, Cushman & Wakefield economist says - San Francisco Business Times: The hot real estate market is now in “extra innings," experts said, which has investors worried.

Developers and investors have been raking in large profits on deals in the years since the market bottomed out about a decade ago amid the Great Recession.

Now, the big questions are how long can the hot market continue and how can investors keep making money, said Kenneth McCarthy, principal economist with Cushman & Wakefield, who spoke on a panel Thursday during the Eisner Amper West Coast real estate summit in San Francisco.