Finance & Investment http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7355/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 Can Family Dollar Merger End Wal-Mart’s Supremacy? http://nreionline.com/retail/can-family-dollar-merger-end-wal-mart-s-supremacy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With its two main rivals putting in bids for the retailer and speculation over whether or not Wal-Mart Stores will join the bidding war, Family Dollar has become a hot commodity and a potential straw that may break Wal-Mart’s back.</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/retail/can-family-dollar-merger-end-wal-mart-s-supremacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/can-family-dollar-merger-end-wal-mart-s-supremacy#comments Finance & Investment News Retail Freemium Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:20:00 +0000 1138211 at http://nreionline.com Construction Lenders Look for Opportunities Beyond Multifamily Projects http://nreionline.com/multifamily/construction-lenders-look-opportunities-beyond-multifamily-projects <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The construction boom is spreading to office buildings, industrial projects and even residential condominium projects as top lenders look to add more variety to their balance sheets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/multifamily/construction-lenders-look-opportunities-beyond-multifamily-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/multifamily/construction-lenders-look-opportunities-beyond-multifamily-projects#comments Commercial Banks Development Multifamily News Freemium Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:05:00 +0000 1138011 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 The New Normal of Alternative Lending in CRE Financing http://nreionline.com/distress/new-normal-alternative-lending-cre-financing <div class="field-byline"> Sanford Herrick </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>During the past 25 years, the alternative lending landscape for commercial real estate has evolved from a handful of qualified entities to a wide range of individuals and institutions vying for today’s situational opportunities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/distress/new-normal-alternative-lending-cre-financing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/distress/new-normal-alternative-lending-cre-financing#comments Bridge & Mezzanine Finance Distress News Private Equity Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:10:00 +0000 1131191 at http://nreionline.com Seniors Property Enters Young Crowdfunding Age http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/seniors-property-enters-young-crowdfunding-age <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Online investing has grown so successful that it’s starting to hit the seniors housing market, with the first seniors housing project breaking ground this year in Bloomington, Ind., thanks to crowdfunding assistance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/seniors-property-enters-young-crowdfunding-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/seniors-property-enters-young-crowdfunding-age#comments Finance & Investment News Seniors Housing Freemium Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:44:00 +0000 1134161 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 It’s Payday for Many Non-Traded REIT Investors http://nreionline.com/reits/it-s-payday-many-non-traded-reit-investors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The non-traded REIT sector has experienced a flurry of liquidity events of late and that activity shows no signs of slowing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/reits/it-s-payday-many-non-traded-reit-investors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/reits/it-s-payday-many-non-traded-reit-investors#comments Finance & Investment News REITs Freemium Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:49:00 +0000 1127121 at http://nreionline.com