TrafficCourt http://nreionline.com/blog/27864/feed Industry news, views and occasional strange stuff. en DDR, Blackstone Buy $2 Billion's Worth of Shopping Centers http://nreionline.com/blog/ddr-blackstone-buy-2-billions-worth-shopping-centers <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><strong>In what will mark one of the largest retail portfolio <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/deals?intlink=incontent" title="Commercial Real Estate Deals">deals</a></span></strong> year-to-date, shopping center REIT DDR and private equity firm Blackstone formed a joint venture to <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-12/blackstone-fund-joins-ddr-to-acquire-76-malls-for-1-98-billion.html">buy 76 shopping centers from American Realty Capital Properties</a>, reports <em>Bloomberg</em>. 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http://nreionline.com/blog/will-omni-channel-retailing-create-new-rent-model#comments Blogs ICSC RECon 2014 News Property Management Retail Freemium TrafficCourt Mon, 19 May 2014 23:58:00 +0000 872401 at http://nreionline.com New Show Format Not a Hit with Some Retail Executives http://nreionline.com/blog/new-show-format-not-hit-some-retail-executives <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>RECon attendees worry they'll have to fit most of their deal-making into one day.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/trafficcourt">TrafficCourt</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/blog/new-show-format-not-hit-some-retail-executives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/blog/new-show-format-not-hit-some-retail-executives#comments Blogs ICSC RECon 2014 News Retail Freemium TrafficCourt Mon, 19 May 2014 01:55:00 +0000 868831 at http://nreionline.com America's Five Most Visited Chains 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http://nreionline.com/blog/riggio-talks-barnes-noble-strategy <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The chain's co-founder claims e-readers are becoming less of a challenge to bricks-and-mortar sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/trafficcourt">TrafficCourt</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/blog/riggio-talks-barnes-noble-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/blog/riggio-talks-barnes-noble-strategy#comments News Property Management Retail Freemium TrafficCourt Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:30:00 +0000 785851 at http://nreionline.com CBL to Sell a Quarter of its Malls http://nreionline.com/blog/cbl-sell-quarter-its-malls <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The sales will take place over a two- to three-year period and are meant to help improve CBL's NOI results.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div 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