Commercial News for 7/1/15
WSJ.com: Commercial Real Estate
Poland Lures More Major Warehouses
Poland is attracting more major distribution centers now that transport links with the rest of Europe have been upgraded.
Office Market Is on a Slow Roll
Employers took on 8.2 million square feet of additional office space in the second quarter, one of the stronger periods since the recession but a relatively tepid expansion by historical standards.
Eccentric European Hotel Chain Says Hello to Hollywood
A French boutique hotel brand known for outrageous flourishes is hoping its risqué formula can translate across the Atlantic, starting with the opening of its first U.S. property in Los Angeles.
In Warsaw, Changes in Altitudes
A new wave of office construction is altering the skyline of Poland?s capital as the city goes through its latest surge of development.
Foreign Property Investors Flock to Poland
Many are attracted to the country?s expanding economy and low real-estate prices compared with other markets on the Continent like the U.K. and France.
Donald Trump the Politician Burns Trump the Businessman
Univision Communications said it would end its business relationship with the Miss Universe Organization, co-owned by Donald Trump, and not air the Miss USA pageant, following his remarks about Mexican immigrants.
As Tax Break Sunsets, Developers Rush In
The threatened expiration of New York?s 421-a program spurred the biggest surge in building permits since 2008.