Industry Buzz http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/37171/more en 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 25 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-25-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Signature Office REIT has agreed to merge into Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT creating an office and industrial REIT focused on business essential properties with a capitalization of $3 billion. Over 50 broker/dealers have agreed to resume selling products distributed by RCS Capital. Hudson’s Bay has taken out a loan against the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship that values the department store at nearly $4 billion. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-25-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-25-2014#comments Industry Buzz Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:09:00 +0000 1417611 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 24, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-24-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Gary Green, son of SL Green founder and chairman Stephen L. Green, has carved his own niche running a facilities management company. The Rockefellers have decided to leave their namesake complex entirely and have vacated the 56th-floor spot they have occupied since 1933. Shane Garrison, Retail Properties of America’s EVP, COO & CIO, sat down with GlobeSt.com to discuss the firm’s plans. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-24-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-24-2014#comments Industry Buzz Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:02:00 +0000 1414351 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 20, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-20-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Homebuilders upped the number of building permits by 4.8 percent since September, but they are concentrating on rental housing, reports TheStreet.com. Bloomberg reveals that regional mall REIT Simon Property Group has been buying up shares of smaller rival Macerich. American Realty Capital New York City REIT closed on the purchase of 570 Seven Avenue in New York City, according to Commercial Observer. These are among today’s top stories from around the commercial real estate industry. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-20-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-20-2014#comments Construction Hotel Industry Buzz REITs Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:09:00 +0000 1404771 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 19, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-19-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Colony Financial Inc. (CLNY) agreed to buy Cobalt Capital Partners, owner of 256 industrial properties across the U.S., for about $1.6 billion. One New York startup has a small-scale plan for real estate IPOs: taking individual buildings public. RCS Capital CEO Michael Weil is putting his money where his mouth is. Weil purchased 20,550 shares—worth about $250,000—of the company's stock on Tuesday. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-19-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-19-2014#comments Industry Buzz Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:27:00 +0000 1400981 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 18, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-18-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Andrew Farkas has filled a hole in his latest real-estate empire through a deal between his commercial real-estate services network, NAI Global, and New York-based EVO Real Estate Group. An Ivanhoe Cambridge Inc. venture agreed to buy a Manhattan office tower from Blackstone Group LP for about $2.25 billion. STORE Capital Corp. scheduled a $495 million IPO on NYSE with a market capitalization of $2 billion at a price range midpoint of $18 for today. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-18-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-18-2014#comments Industry Buzz Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:23:00 +0000 1397211 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 17, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-17-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">China REITs could be worth as much as $6 trillion by 2020. With its shares plunging, RCS Capital hired an outside law firm and forensic accounting firm to review its financials for the first nine months of 2013. Blackstone Group is eager to close the $1.95 billion sale of New York’s Waldorf-Astoria hotel to a Chinese buyer this year, while US officials dither over whether to launch a review to assess the potential security risks. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-17-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-17-2014#comments Industry Buzz Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:40:00 +0000 1393181 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 13, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-13-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">A venture led by private equity giant TPG that acquired DTZ last week has made clear that it wants to be the world’s third-largest provider, after CBRE Group Inc. and JLL. It is unlikely that CalPERS' $25.6 billion real estate portfolio will be able to sustain the strong returns produced in the last three years, said a report by the $296 billion pension fund's real estate consultant. Samuel Zell has his sights on the grocery business and is bidding for a portfolio of 100 grocery stores being sold by Albertsons. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-13-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-13-2014#comments Industry Buzz Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:31:00 +0000 1384441 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 12, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-12-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Deutsche Bank AG is close to selling most of a $2 billion portfolio of commercial real-estate loans to U.S. private-equity firm TPG. Google is snapping up properties all around Silicon Valley, indications that a hiring wave may be coming. Walmart issued ‘urgent agenda’ memo to managers across the country pushing them to improve performance on ‘Chilled and Fresh’ items. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-12-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-12-2014#comments Industry Buzz Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:45:00 +0000 1380761 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 11, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-11-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">A Superior Court judge rejected a request by owners of the Mall at Short Hills to prevent public disclosure of a surveillance video related to last December’s fatal carjacking at the property, according to NJ.com. Cell tower REIT Vertical Bridge Holdings LLC received a received a new round of funding, reports The Wall Street Journal. Bloomberg reports on a mixed-use development in South Florida that provides a preview of Sears Holdings’ real estate strategy going forward. These are among today’s must reads from the world of commercial real estate.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-11-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-11-2014#comments Industry Buzz REITs Retail Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:56:00 +0000 1375741 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 10, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-10-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Sears Holdings investors may be too giddy about the money-losing retailer’s slow-motion breakup. At between $16 and $19 per share, according to an SEC filing, Paramount Group’s initial public offering could raise as much as $2.5 billion, making it the largest IPO by a REIT to date. Brazil’s second-wealthiest man is buying London’s Gherkin skyscraper. These are among the 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector today.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-10-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-november-10-2014#comments Industry Buzz Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:55:00 +0000 1374221 at http://nreionline.com