Monthly Archives: September 2016

Red Flags at Sunset: A Dixie Drama

Dixie Phair received three years of expense data from Sunset Apartments, an older, average quality building under appeal in Any Municipality County. As an experienced Commercial Real Property Analyst, she quickly identified some problems in her review of the provided … Continue reading

Posted in The Adventures of Dixie Phair

Hotels at a Glance

Grieve not for hoteliers. While the entire U.S. hotel industry hit the skids in 2009, the climb back has been steady and generous. U.S. average daily rates (ADRs) in hotels dropped markedly in 2009, stayed largely static for 2010, and … Continue reading

Posted in Market Trends

Crocodile Vision

You’ve seen photos of crocodiles lying in wait for prey, with only their eyes, nostrils, and back visible just above the water. You may think looking like a floating log is their best offense/defense, when in fact, crocodile eyes have … Continue reading

Posted in Real Life