Industry Buzz http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/37171/more en 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 21, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-21-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Restaurant rents have been rising in the past year and a half, and are beginning to put pressure on the industry’s bottom line. CBRE Group is profiting from consolidation among <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/property-types/office?intlink=incontent " title="Office Property News">office</a></span> space firms. The U.S. Senate by a 93-4 vote approved legislation to reauthorize for seven years the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act. Juan Valdez, the coffee brand backed by the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation, is opening franchised cafes in Florida in a fresh attempt to challenge Starbucks Corp. 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-july-21-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-21-2014#comments Brokerage Industry Buzz REITs Retail Freemium Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:37:00 +0000 1052561 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 17, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-17-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/deals/finance?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Finance ">Financial</a></span> Industry Regulatory Authority has offered to give broker-dealers more time to comply with its proposed update to rules around nontraded REITs. The Empire State Realty Trust has completed the acquisition of ground and operating leases on two buildings in New York for a combined $734 million. The Real Estate Roundtable and real estate trade groups in the Commercial Properties Coalition last week filed the latest in a series of comment letters relating to efforts by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to regulate purported lead paint hazards. 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-july-17-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-17-2014#comments Industry Buzz New York Office REITs Retail Freemium Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:41:00 +0000 1044041 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 16, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-16-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>LaSalle Investment Management has raised $1 billion this year to invest in real-estate assets in Asia. A closer inspection of the $700 million purchase of 24,700 square feet of retail space plus air rights at the St. Regis Hotel and a neighboring townhouse reveals hidden value. Ross Glickman and Ken Lombard Capri Capital Partners LLC, a Chicago-based real estate firm, said it launched a retail investment business and hired the ousted leader of Urban Retail Properties LLC to run it. Staples Inc. said it will end a pilot program with the U.S. Postal Service to set up mini-post offices in the company’s stores. 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With new legislation shifting the rules for real estate investment trusts in Mexico, Morgan Stanley recommends being overweight three of them. The Chicago area's retail vacancy rate fell for the first time in more than a year in the second quarter, dropping to 10.1 percent, down from 10.4 percent in the first quarter, according to CBRE Inc. 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-july-15-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-15-2014#comments California Industry Buzz REITs Retail Seattle Freemium Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:48:00 +0000 1035091 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 14, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-14-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Regency Centers Corp. went public with its offer to acquire AmREIT Inc. for $22 per share. European banks and asset management agencies have a gross exposure of €584 billion ($795 billion USD) to non-core real estate which is subject to disposal or work-out strategies. Love Culture Inc., a women’s-wear retailer with more than 80 stores, is preparing to file for bankruptcy in a New Jersey court. 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-july-14-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-14-2014#comments Distress Industry Buzz New York REITs Retail Freemium Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:01:00 +0000 1032231 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 10, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-10-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Wanda Group will invest $900 million in Chicago, to build the city’s third tallest building. Vornado Realty Trust is leading a partnership to buy the retail portion of the St. Regis Hotel on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue for about $700 million. A report from World Property Channel shows vertical communities are moving ever higher as a new generation of high-rise buildings concentrated mainly in China, the Middle East and South East Asia show developers competing to build to record heights. These are among the 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate space. </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-july-10-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-10-2014#comments Chicago Hotel Industry Buzz REITs Freemium Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:41:00 +0000 1022271 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 9, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-9-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Westfield’s new spinoff raises $2.9 billion through bond sales in Europe, reports Bloomberg. American Apparel’s board of directors, investor Standard General and ousted founder Dov Charney finally agree on a deal, according to The New York Times. PetSmart shareholders want to sell the company through a leveraged buyout before it incurs too much damage. These are 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-july-9-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-9-2014#comments Industry Buzz Office REITs Retail Freemium Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:23:00 +0000 1017821 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 8, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-8-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Office buildings in top U.S. markets are getting so expensive that landlords are choosing to build rather than buy, spurring the most development by real estate investment trusts in at least a decade. Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. notified employees Monday that it would be closing all of its stores at the end of the business day. The Empire State Building’s managers asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit over claims they deprived thousands of early investors of as much as $410 million in profit when they took the New York skyscraper public. 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Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management is looking to outsource the management of $47.6 billion in real estate assets to BNY Mellon, according to Financial Times. Dubai will become home to the world’s largest mall, reports World Property Channel. 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Kroger agrees to acquire online vitamin and supplement seller Vitacost, reports Supermarket News. 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-july-3-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-3-2014#comments Industry Buzz Office REITs Retail Freemium Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:43:00 +0000 1004101 at http://nreionline.com