Tag Archives: Commercial Real Estate

Portland, Oregon — An Award Winning Rose of an Economy

This week I had the opportunity to speak to the Oregon Mortgage Bankers Association in Portland, Oregon. It was a fun trip to catch up with colleagues, friends, customers and for the first time, see a new granddaughter as my daughter, son-in-law and children live there. The Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) created 28,900 net …Read more

Commercial Real Estate Cycles for Q1 2014

Just released are the Q1 2014 results of Dr. Glenn Mueller’s Commercial Real Estate Cycles. Dr. Mueller is a professor for the Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at Denver University. He is also the real estate investment strategist at Dividend Capital Group, where he provides real estate market-cycle research and investment strategy …Read more

Columbus Commercial Update

As a traveling musician 30 years ago, I conducted title searches to supplement my income. But after acquiring a small interest in a title company in 1978, I put down my guitar to enter the industry full-time. I later founded Stewart Title of Columbus in 1997 and have had the pleasure to watch three very …Read more

Are You Using Twitter?

Since January 2, 2014, I have been Tweeting under the DrTCJ account. To view my homepage click: https://twitter.com/DrTCJ While many of you do not have Twitter accounts, or perhaps you do not follow me, please take a look at the Tweets from the first half of April 2014 in the bullets below. DrTCJ April 2014 …Read more

Hotel Market Performance — Average 6.44 Percent Annually Since 2000

While office, industrial, retail and apartment properties faced a single significant recession since 2000, hotel properties have endured two. Hotel’s first recession in 2001 was driven by the tragic events of 911 when business and personal travel all but disappeared. Since 2000, the average annual return for hotel properties held in tax-free investment portfolios (both …Read more