News Alerts, Sept. 3, 2013, Evening Edition, 5 New Articles, Real Estate +, Don't Miss Them

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  1. Healthcare Real Estate Trends

    This sector is going to remain indispensable for a very long time relative to most others. We'll need it until we discover the Fountain of Youth or robots, etc., handle everything anywhere, including in our own homes.

    By Coy Davidson. August 30, 2013

    This past week I attended the InterFace Healthcare Real Estate Conference in Dallas where many developers, lenders, hospital system executives and service providers came together for a one day conference to network and discuss the latest trends in healthcare real estate. Candidly, I didn't hear anything new that I have not heard over the past 18 months already, since I am active in the healthcare sector, but the event was still worth the time.

    Here is a summary of the key takeaways from the conference:…

    Coy provides quite a laundry list, but he's not verbose about it at all.

    Read the source article … althcare-real-estate-trends/

  2. All About The Limited Liability Company (LLC)

    Posted by Nellie Akalp | August 30, 2013

    Here at CorpNet, one of our biggest services is helping business owners form an LLC and manage the business filings to register their business with the state authorities. Deciding to form an LLC can be one of the best business decisions you've ever made, especially if you want flexibility with regards to taxation, ease of including partners or operating as a sole proprietor, and most importantly, the "limitation of liability" to protect your personal assets from the debts or liabilities of your business.

    Since we work so often with real estate investors who want to form an LLC, we'd like to dedicate today's blog post to tell you all about this unique, flexible, adaptable corporate structure.

    What is an LLC?

    Read the source article … l-about-the-limited-liability-company-ll c/

  3. Land Acquisition Bill may push up property prices by 30% – Economic Times

    This sounds extremely complicated and perhaps more than a bit counter-intuitive especially right now with India's economic stresses.

    NEW DELHI: Real estate developers say the passage of the Land Acquisition Bill could push up property prices by as much as 30% in projects where land is yet to be acquired.

    The Bill, passed by the Lok Sabha on Thursday, aims to provide higher compensation of four times the market value for land sold in rural areas and twice the market value for land in urban areas, among other benefits to land owners.

    Read the source article … http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes .com/2013-08-31/news/41642221_1_land-acq uisition-bill-resettlement-bill-rehabili tation-and-resettlement

  4. Abenomics for Asia by Yuriko Koike – Project Syndicate

    By Yuriko Koike. Aug. 29, 2013.

    … borrowing in US dollars to finance current investment spending — as many emerging economies have done in recent years, as the US Federal Reserve's policy of quantitative easing flooded emerging markets with cheap funds — is no substitute. Indonesia, Thailand, and others are now finding it difficult to service these loans as their exchange rates fall against the dollar in the wake of the Fed's plans to "taper" its policy. Indeed, the debt build-up is so large that markets now fear a repeat of Asia's financial crisis.

    Is it still a bit too early to tell whether PM Abe will pull off his miracle? His plan is a mixed bag. Raising taxes during a recovery isn't advised in a mixed economy.

    Read the source article … ary/japanese-reform-lessons-for-asia-s-a iling-giants-by-yuriko-koike

  5. CRE Construction Recovery May Gain Steam After Slow Start – CoStar Group

    Construction is a leading indicator.

    By Randyl Drummer. August 28, 2013

    A new report by Fitch Ratings predicts that the pace of new U.S. nonresidential construction will likely pick up headed into 2014, bolstering forecasts by CoStar Group economists during midyear economic reviews who expect modest rises in new supply for some commercial property segments.

    Another leading indicator for construction, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI), also shows that the building sector should see solid — if still not exactly red-hot — activity over the next 12 months. The ABI, compiled monthly by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), jumped more than a full point in July to 52.7, up from June's 51.6 mark.

    In addition, AIA's new projects inquiry index was 66.7, up a dramatic 6.6% from the reading of 62.6 the previous month; any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings.

    Much of the new present and future construction activity in the commercial sector is largely the result of activity in a single sector — the full pipeline of apartment and condominium projects in many markets.

    Read the source article … onstruction-Recovery-May-Gain-Steam-Afte r-Slow-Start/151772

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