Archive for May, 2012

Moody’s New Commercial Property Price Index

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Moody's recently conducted a conference call to summarize the changes to their Commercial Property Price Index (CPPI). The major enhancements to the index include: Two stage annual-to-monthly frequency conversion: more signal, less noise, no lag. Segmentation of the six major “gateway” markets versus rest of US for each property type. "Building block" indices equal-weighted ... More

Case Study: McEwen Office Building Sale

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

KBS Realty Advisors recently announced its acquisition of the McEwen Office Building from Amstar last month. KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III (KBS REIT III), a publicly registered, non-traded real estate investment trust based in Newport Beach, Calif., has purchased The McEwen Building, a 175,262-square-foot office building in Cool Springs, Franklin, ... More