Industry Buzz http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/37171/more en 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 21, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-21-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Family Dollar has rejected Dollar General’s $8.9 billion offer in favor of Dollar Tree, reports The New York Times. <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-investment/cmbs?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities">CMBS</a></span> lending standards start to slip, forcing Wall Street firms to “shop around” for good credit ratings, according to Bloomberg. Sam Zell and former partner Gary Garrabrant are shopping for properties in the same emerging markets, reports the Wall Street Journal. These are among today’s must reads for the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-21-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-21-2014#comments CMBS Industry Buzz International Retail Freemium Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:51:00 +0000 1145081 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 20, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-20-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Texas-based private equity shop TPG Capital is reportedly in negotiations to acquire the commercial real estate <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/services/brokerage?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Brokerage">brokerage</a></span> and services firm Cassidy Turley. CalPERS' real estate consultant warned pension fund officials must maintain their ‘disciplined approach’ to underwriting in the ‘overheated market.’ Staples Inc. will shut about 140 locations this year, part of a store-closing plan announced earlier, as the world’s largest office-supply chain responds to online competition. These are among the 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-august-20-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-20-2014#comments Brokerage Industry Buzz Institutional Investors Net Lease Retail Freemium Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:09:00 +0000 1141201 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 19, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-19-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sales to institutional investors—entities that purchase at least 10 properties in a calendar year accounted for 4.7 percent of all sales of single family homes and condos in the second quarter, the lowest level since the first quarter of 2012. Los Angeles commercial property landlord Evoq Properties Inc. has agreed to be sold for $357.4 million to a group of investors led by Atlas Capital Group of New York. CBRE has begun rolling out its new nationwide Technology & Media Practice. 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-august-19-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-19-2014#comments Hotel Industry Buzz Institutional Investors New York Single-Family Housing Freemium Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:38:00 +0000 1137901 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 18, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-18-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Dollar General said on Monday that it was offering $8.9 billion to buy Family Dollar Stores, in an effort to break up its planned merger with Dollar Tree. The Mall of America's $1.4 billion refinancing deal with lenders Credit Suisse, Wells Fargo and Citibank closed Friday. A small firm that leases the entire Times Square building that SL Green Realty purchased in July for $41.1 million, is refusing to take orders from its new landlord. 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-august-18-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-18-2014#comments Industry Buzz New York REITs Retail Freemium Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:54:00 +0000 1134451 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 15, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-15-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The current $5.3 billion expansion of the Panama Canal may not be big enough and Panama officials are considering whether to dig a fourth set of locks. Finra is continuing to tack on time to the widely anticipated rule change that would give investors a clearer picture of what it costs to buy shares of nontraded REITs. Citi analyst Rob Buckland has published this diagram of where he thinks we are in the economic cycle and is warning we may be in bubble territory. Many consumers still appear reluctant to open their wallets, according to a mixed batch of retail earnings this week. These are among the 10 must reads for 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-august-15-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-15-2014#comments Industrial Industry Buzz International New York REITs Freemium Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:53:00 +0000 1130471 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 14, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-14-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Verizon Communications says, ‘Everything is on the table’ in regard to a possible spinoff of its rural wireline phone network as a REIT. Wall Street is running into resistance unloading commercial-mortgage backed securities. The World Trade Center unveiled its new logo. 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-august-14-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-14-2014#comments CMBS Industry Buzz New York REITs Retail Freemium Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:57:00 +0000 1126241 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 13, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-13-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Health Care REIT will spend as much as $2.3 billion on a deal that could give it more than 100 additional properties in the U.S. and Canada. Clarion Partners, has completed the sale of its 50% interest in a portfolio of nine class A Mexican shopping centers totaling 3.17 million square feet to Frisa, the current joint venture partner. A Goldman Sachs Group Inc unit is a final bidder for a Tokyo office tower in a deal that could fetch about $1.6 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-august-13-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-13-2014#comments Industry Buzz Institutional Investors International REITs Seniors Housing Freemium Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:42:00 +0000 1122921 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 12, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-12-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Inland American Real Estate Trust Inc. wants to spin off its lodging subsidiary into a publicly traded REIT, reports Bloomberg Businessweek. Atlantic City’s Revel casino will close its doors on Sept. 10, having found no bidders, according to Business Insider. Spinning off its real estate into a REIT could unlock significant value for AT&T, argues SeekingAlpha. These are among today’s must reads for 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-august-12-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-12-2014#comments Hotel Industry Buzz Multifamily REITs Freemium Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:19:00 +0000 1119331 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 11, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-11-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Office landlord Paramount Group Inc. is seeking to raise as much as $2.7 billion in an IPO. Blackstone Group is planning to take its industrial-property unit public this year to raise about $1 billion. CalPERS is considering a dramatic retreat from some riskier investments, as it tries to simplify its $295 billion in holdings. Fairway Markets is slowing its expansion plans and now will open just one or two new stores per year. 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Middle Eastern investors plan to invest more than $180 billion in commercial real estate properties internationally, according to the World Property Channel. Microsoft may soon open its first store in New York, claims the New York Daily News. These are among today’s must reads for the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-8-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-8-2014#comments Finance & Investment Industry Buzz International Office Retail Freemium Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:09:00 +0000 1112361 at http://nreionline.com