Private Equity http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7364/more en What’s the Smart Move for PetSmart? http://nreionline.com/retail/what-s-smart-move-petsmart <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Recent activity has generated a lot of discussion within both the retail and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-investment?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Finance & Investment">investment</a></span> community about PetSmart’s future. Experts say PetSmart’s management team has a lot of options.The question is: Which option will provide investors with the best value?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/what-s-smart-move-petsmart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/what-s-smart-move-petsmart#comments News Phoenix Private Equity Retail Freemium Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:56:00 +0000 1043891 at http://nreionline.com Institutional Investors Try Their Hand at Running Single-Family Homes http://nreionline.com/single-family-housing/institutional-investors-try-their-hand-running-single-family-homes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Overall, institutional investors bought approximately 368,000 single-family homes since 2011, according to housing <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/research-data/data?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Data">data</a></span> and analytics firm RealtyTrac. As recently as the beginning of 2012, no firm owned more than 1,000 single-family homes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/single-family-housing/institutional-investors-try-their-hand-running-single-family-homes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/single-family-housing/institutional-investors-try-their-hand-running-single-family-homes#comments Institutional Investors News Private Equity REITs Single-Family Housing Freemium Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:56:00 +0000 1039611 at http://nreionline.com Sales Surge on European NPLs http://nreionline.com/private-equity/sales-surge-european-npls <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Forget Wimbledon and tourist attractions such as the Roman Coliseum, U.S. investors are flocking to Europe to pursue lucrative opportunities in the non-performing loan (NPL) market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/private-equity/sales-surge-european-npls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/private-equity/sales-surge-european-npls#comments Brokerage Distress International News Private Equity Freemium Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:54:00 +0000 1036221 at http://nreionline.com Looking Backward, Looking Forward: The Evolution of Commercial Real Estate http://nreionline.com/commentary/looking-backward-looking-forward-evolution-commercial-real-estate <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Major shifts have taken place in the commercial real estate industry, which is transforming from a highly localized, deal-driven business to an international market characterized by lower transactions costs, abundant information, lower risk premiums and increasing sophistication.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/looking-backward-looking-forward-evolution-commercial-real-estate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/looking-backward-looking-forward-evolution-commercial-real-estate#comments Commentary Distress Institutional Investors International News Private Equity Freemium Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:53:00 +0000 1010301 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 1, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-1-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Single-family rental REIT American Homes has acquired Beazer Pre-Owned Rental Homes. CareOne LLC is exploring the sale of a $2 billion seniors housing portfolio. Luxury condos in Manhattan are becoming like “Swiss bank accounts” for the ultra-wealthy and some lay empty for up to 10 months out of the year. Forever21 is on the verge of a massive expansion effort. These are among today’s 10 must reads in 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-july-1-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-1-2014#comments Industry Buzz New York Private Equity Seniors Housing Single-Family Housing Freemium Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:32:00 +0000 995671 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 30, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-june-30-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Property fundamentals in the industrial sector continue to make gains, according to REIT.com’s interview with a Green Street Advisors analyst. Blackstone is drawing up a plan to cash in on its real estate investments in India, according to FirstBiz. Non-traded REITs are likely to have another strong year, reports Investment 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-june-30-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-june-30-2014#comments Industrial Industry Buzz Private Equity REITs Freemium Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:12:00 +0000 991381 at http://nreionline.com Green: New Challenges Facing CRE Investors http://nreionline.com/sponsored-videos/green-new-challenges-facing-cre-investors <div class="node-body video-body">Tom Green, national real estate assurance leader with McGladrey, a Chicago-headquartered national provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, talks about challenges to investors with Rich Santos, Penton's group publisher of Wealth Management and National Real Estate Investor. According to Green, new challenges include smaller investors competing against retail and larger institutional investors, bringing competitive pricing to the markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/sponsored-videos/green-new-challenges-facing-cre-investors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/sponsored-videos/green-new-challenges-facing-cre-investors#comments Institutional Investors Insurance Companies Private Equity Sponsored Videos Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:46:00 +0000 982231 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 18, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-june-18-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A tax has been proposed in San Francisco that would aim to discourage investors from selling apartment buildings within five years of buying them. Taubman has agreed to sell seven malls to Starwood Capital Group for $1.4 billion. Lenders have opened the vault for the hotel sector. Colony Capital has planned the latest single family rent securitization offering—a $558.5 million offering. These are all 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-june-18-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-june-18-2014#comments Hotel Industry Buzz Private Equity Retail San Francisco Single-Family Housing Freemium Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:57:00 +0000 957371 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 17, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-june-17-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Forest City CEO David LaRue sat down with REIT.com to discuss the outlook in the office, multifamily and retail sectors. Brookfield said it’s close to filling most of the lower Manhattan office that had been occupied at one time by Merrill Lynch & Co. Discount supermarket chain Grocery Outlet is reportedly up for sale and could fetch more than $1 billion in an acquisition. The Michaels Companies is getting ready to return to the public markets with an IPO that could be worth more than $500 million. These are all among the 10 must reads today 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-june-17-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-june-17-2014#comments Industry Buzz New York Private Equity REITs Retail Single-Family Housing Freemium Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:49:00 +0000 953531 at http://nreionline.com DDR, Blackstone Buy $2 Billion's Worth of Shopping Centers http://nreionline.com/blog/ddr-blackstone-buy-2-billions-worth-shopping-centers <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><strong>In what will mark one of the largest retail portfolio deals</strong> year-to-date, shopping center REIT DDR and private equity firm Blackstone formed a joint venture to <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-12/blackstone-fund-joins-ddr-to-acquire-76-malls-for-1-98-billion.html">buy 76 shopping centers from American Realty Capital Properties</a>, reports <em>Bloomberg</em>. The transaction is valued at approximately $2 billion, including assumed debt.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/trafficcourt">TrafficCourt</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/blog/ddr-blackstone-buy-2-billions-worth-shopping-centers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/blog/ddr-blackstone-buy-2-billions-worth-shopping-centers#comments Blogs News Private Equity REITs Retail Freemium TrafficCourt Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:37:00 +0000 941891 at http://nreionline.com