Are CRE Investors Impacting Environmental Social Governance (ESG)?

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Many experts are confirming the number of commercial real estate (CRE) investors who are considering environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards when looking at potential investment opportunities is significantly increasing. A staggering 60 percent of respondents to brokerage CBRE’s 2021 Global Investor Intentions Survey stated that they had already adopted ESG criteria as part of …

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Grayscale Investments, LLC Presents: Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), Bitcoin’s First Spot ETF?

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Amongst the latest “hot topics” in the Financial Technology (FinTech) space is a cryptocurrency product aimed at changing the receptiveness of the international investment community to cryptocurrencies. Grayscale Investments, LLC has created the GBTC (Grayscale Bitcoin Trust), in an attempt to make a cryptocurrency product more marketable to institutional investors, pension funds, and other more …

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The Three Different Property Categories in Real Estate Investing

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One of the more common myths about real estate investing is that for the average investor, it’s largely lopsided in the way potential investors view their options in the real estate market. While real estate is the world’s largest asset class, most novice investors, who make up the majority of the real estate investing class, …

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Four Major Valuation Methods Explained: Commercial Real Estate (CRE)

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From the perspective of investors, coming up with an accurate property valuation is the most significant factor in making investment decisions. Commercial real estate (CRE) investment has become increasingly popular in the past few decades. That’s because it’s viewed as an excellent vehicle for corporate and public wealth investors to achieve stable returns. In this …

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What Happened to the Cryptocurrency Market on Black Friday?

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On a Friday that surely won’t be forgotten anytime soon, on January 21st, 2022, according to CoinMarketCap, cryptocurrencies lost $205 billion in combined market capitalization. Bitcoin was trading at $38,440 as of 10AM Eastern Time on the day many are already calling “Black Friday”. This represents a 16.6% year-to-date drop for the most widely recognized …

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New York City’s Housing Market Finishes Strong in 2021; Slowdown Expected in 2022?

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New York City’s residential real estate market closed 2021 with many arguing it had the strongest performance in three decades. By mid-October, Manhattan contract signings already surpassed the previous record, which was 12,520 in 2013 (UrbanDigs). With a little under two weeks left in 2021, closings reached 14,774 (Cavanaugh, TheRealDeal). Already, that’s more than double …

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