Monthly Archives: December 2012

Amazon.com to build distribution center in North Fort Worth, TX

December 26, 2012 Amazon.com has chosen 67 acres at AllianceTexas in north Fort Worth to be the site of a new regional distribution center. The property is being developed for the facility, said a source close to the deal, who … Continue reading

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High times, in self-storage

C.I.P.’s note: Self-storages are like multi-families, with the advantage that you have no toilets to fix! 🙂  December 23, 2012 Please take a moment to look at this chart, which shows the arc of Buffalo-based Sovran Self-Storage’s stock over the past … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas (the real estate way!)

For those of you celebrating Christmas, wishing you a very Merry Christmas and wishing you all a fantastic Holiday Season! The team at Cornerstone Investment Partners

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Optimism for Apartments Sector for 2013

December 21, 2012 If we make it over the fiscal cliff, good times may be ahead for apartment builders—though that’s a big “if.” “Assuming current trends hold, over the rest of this decade, we will need at least 300,000 new … Continue reading

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Year-End Scramble To Close Deals Takes On Added Urgency

December 19, 2012 Buyers/Sellers Rush To Close Deals Ahead of Expected Return to Higher Tax Rates December typically sees a rush among investors to close property sales transactions by year-end. But this year, the wave of property sales has been … Continue reading

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How Roth IRAs could help avoid the “fiscal cliff”

I watched this webinar and found that they explained the difference between a Roth IRA and regular IRA well. They also offered a strategy on how some people may benefit from converting their regular IRA into a Roth IRA in order … Continue reading

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First Shipping Container-Construction Multifamily Building Breaks Ground in U.S.

We, at Cornerstone Investment Partners, believe that “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children” and support greener alternatives. This looks very exciting and we’re looking forward to seeing the project completed! Dec … Continue reading

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