10 Biggest Retail Sales of 2013 (So Far)Aug 8, 2013
Retail investment sales in the first half of 2013 may have fallen short compared to year-ago levels (by 11 percent), but research firm Real Capital Analytics (RCA) reports the volume of transactions has been quite respectable nonetheless at $22.5 billion. Active buyers included publicly traded REITs such as Simon Property Group and Macerich Co., private equity players such as Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and privately held real estate firms such as Cole Real Estate Investments. For a list of the biggest retail acquisitions of the year so far, please click through our gallery. The ranking is based on the total acquisition price and focuses on single property deals.