REITs http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7365/more en 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 25, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-25-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-investment/private-equities?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Private Equities">Private equity</a></span> firm Blackstone grew its global real estate assets by 26 percent since the second quarter of 2013, according to Real Estate Weekly. Wal-Mart Stores’ new CEO faces some tough challenges, reports Bloomberg. Weingarten Realty and Unicorp. executives differ on what constitutes a diversified property portfolio, according to the Orlando Sentinel. 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-25-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-25-2014#comments Industry Buzz Private Equity REITs Retail Freemium Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:29:00 +0000 1069061 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 24, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-24-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>An exclusive, private real estate <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-investment?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Finance & Investment">investment</a></span> trust launched a decade ago has tanked. Blackstone announced Tuesday evening that it would buy a majority stake in an auto repair chain, Service King Collision Repair Centers, from Carlyle, which took over the business two years ago. Target Corp. opened smallest store ever. McGraw Hill Financial Inc. said it received a notice from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the regulator may seek an enforcement action tied to six commercial-mortgage backed securities that its Standard & Poor’s division graded in 2011. 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-24-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-24-2014#comments CMBS Industry Buzz Private Equity REITs Retail Freemium Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:28:00 +0000 1064621 at http://nreionline.com REITs Hit Dry Spell for IPOs http://nreionline.com/reits/reits-hit-dry-spell-ipos <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>REIT IPO activity year-to-date in 2014 is anemic compared to the frothy pace that occurred during the same period in 2013, when 19 separate IPOs were completed. So far this year, only two IPOs have closed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/reits/reits-hit-dry-spell-ipos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/reits/reits-hit-dry-spell-ipos#comments Finance & Investment News REITs Freemium Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:27:00 +0000 1060351 at http://nreionline.com 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 office 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 Lenders Hold Back Seniors Housing Overbuilding Threat http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/lenders-hold-back-seniors-housing-overbuilding-threat <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With the cork finally having been pulled from capital for new construction, seniors housing occupancy inched slowly upward in the second quarter. While talk of overbuilding—not yet really even a threat—has begun, many experts think lenders have learned their lesson and will keep holding their purse strings tight, though more ways to finance are emerging for the sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/lenders-hold-back-seniors-housing-overbuilding-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/seniors-housing/lenders-hold-back-seniors-housing-overbuilding-threat#comments Finance & Investment News REITs Research & Data Seniors Housing Freemium Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:07:00 +0000 1052401 at http://nreionline.com <p>Vivante on the Coast</p> 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 Financial 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 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 data 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 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 15, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-15-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Seattle shopping center Pacific Place was sold Monday for $271 million, or more than $774 a square foot. 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