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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 27, 2016)
German grocer Lidl is looking to open stores in New Jersey, according to NJ.com. Abercrombie is eschewing fast fashion to become a luxury brand, CNBC reports. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Blackstone Said Planning $1.1 Billion European Hotels Sale
Blackstone Group plans to sell hotels in London, Dublin and Amsterdam for about 980 million euros ($1.1 billion). The hotels are all operated under Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.?s DoubleTree brand.
The Capitol Has No Clothes: Why Tenant Reps Want the Truth Out About D.C.
The amount of available space in the D.C. market is at about 13.6 million sq. ft., more than double the amount of space available 10 years ago.
The Sustainability Imperative
Investors and tenants are increasingly demanding sustainable features, and there are both market and regulatory signals that indicate this movement.
Policy Changes Impacting Skilled Nursing Real Estate
In the latest episode of The REIT Report: NAREIT's Weekly Podcast, Kevin Tyler of Green Street Advisors discussed trends in health care real estate investment.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 26, 2016)
Wells Fargo has launched a low down payment program for homebuyers with low and moderate incomes, reports CNBC. Dollar stores are outperforming the rest of the retail industry, according to Chain Store Age. These are among today?s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Can Macy?s Create a Winning Property Strategy?
If the retailer wants to regain its health, it will have to pare down square footage to stay in step with e-commerce trends.
How Apartment Amenities Have Changed over the Years (and What This Says about the Target Tenants)
What can be analyzed in the Reis new construction data is the shift in amenities that landlords have included in their new buildings over the years.
New York REIT Agrees to Be Acquired by Closely Held JBG Cos.
New York REIT Inc., a Manhattan-focused landlord, agreed to be acquired by closely held JBG Cos., creating a real estate company with an enterprise value of $8.4 billion.
REITs Attractive to Investors in Search of Dividends
REITs offer healthy dividends for income-focused investors.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 25, 2016)
The rate of U.S. hotel revenue growth is slowing, MultiHousing News reports. Developers and landlords are targeting 'retailtainment' attractions for shopping centers, according to Chain Store Age. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Retailers Fuel a Warehouse Boom, Racing to Keep Up With Amazon
The new need for speed means retailers need more warehouses in more locations.
CBL & Associates Falls After Report of FBI, SEC Fraud Probes
CBL & Associates Properties Inc. fell as much as 12 percent after a published report said the U.S. retail landlord is being investigated for accounting fraud.
Five Takeaways from RECon 2016, Day Two
Here?s what we took away from conversations with show attendees on Tuesday.
Ares Capital to Buy American Capital in $3.4 Billion Deal
Ares Capital Corp., the publicly traded lender managed by alternative-investment firm Ares Management LP, will acquire American Capital Ltd. for $3.4 billion.
Are the Ills at Lending Club Contagious to the Crowdfunding Industry?
What effects will The Lending Club's roller coaster performance have on commercial real estate investment markets?
US retailers are following the $$$ to these locations
American retailers already operate in more foreign countries than Asian and European retailers do, but the gap is now widening.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 24, 2016)
Moody's finds CMBS quality improved in the first quarter, according to MultiHousing News. Target plans to open 20 more stores, The Real Deal reports.These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Scenes from RECon 2016
We're on the floor of the year's biggest retail real estate event, ICSC's RECon 2016, taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center from May 22-25.
Apartment REITs Continue Their Selling Spree
Top REITs continue to sell large portfolios of properties and trophy assets in primary markets.
Five Takeaways from RECon 2016, Day One
Commercial real estate experts attending Recon2016 discuss the trends materializing in retail real estate for 2016.
An American Magnate in Puerto Rico Is Confused by the Debt Talks
On the day after Puerto Rico?s latest debt default, Nick Prouty was feeling plenty upbeat about his $110 million building project in the island?s capital.
Boston Properties Said to Enter L.A. Market With Office Deal
Boston Properties Inc. agreed to buy a 50 percent stake in a Los Angeles-area office complex from Blackstone Group LP for about $500 million, marking its first purchase in southern California.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 23, 2016)
June could bring a Fed rate hike, should market conditions follow the current trend, according to Fortune. MarketWatch reports on the cities where retirees are moving. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Student Housing Assets Are Worth More Closer to Campus
The price of student housing communities located next to campuses is high, even considering the higher rents that are usually prevalent at these properties.
The Seniors Housing Sector is Maturing
Data for the broader seniors housing sector suggest that seniors housing may be a market in equilibrium.
10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 20, 2016)
Commercial real estate is changing the residential housing market, according to U.S. World News & Report. Sports Authority is going out of business and will close all of its stores, Denver Business Journal reports. These are among today's must reads from the commercial real estate industry.
Conversion Wars: Industrial Users Battle with Office Developers for Available Sites
Currently, available industrial supply isn?t coming close to meeting the appetite from new tenants.
10 Wealthiest Real Estate Investors
Combined between these 10 businessmen is a whopping $123 billion in net worth, according to Wealth-X, a global provider of information on the wealth community.
ICSC Sees Boost in Registrations for 2016 RECon and Amps up Technology
The Leasing Mall for the annual RECon show in Las Vegas sold out completely months ago with more than 1,100 registered companies.