REITs http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7365/more en 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 22, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-22-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ventas, one of the nation's biggest health-care real estate investment trusts, or REITs, offers the prospect of solid growth and steady dividend gains. The retirement fund for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/markets-regions/dallas?intlink=incontent " title="Dallas Commercial Real Estate">Dallas</a></span>’ police officers and firefighters lost $196 million on risky real estate investments in recent years. Lone Star Funds, the private-equity firm founded by billionaire John Grayken, agreed to buy 38 U.S. select-service hotels from Hyatt Hotels Corp. These are among the 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate industry 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-september-22-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-22-2014#comments Dallas Hotel Industry Buzz Institutional Investors REITs Seniors Housing Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:21:00 +0000 1231481 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 18, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-18-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="/markets-regions/california?intlink=incontent " title="California Commercial Real Estate">California</a></span>'s huge pension fund has turned to a trusted insider to take over the daunting job of directing almost $300 billion in investments. Nicholas Schorsch's vast web of businesses is untangled in this ‘simple’ visual of all entities under his purview. Inland American Real Estate Trust Inc., which is in the process of spinning off its hotel business, said today it is selling 52 hotels to a joint venture for about $1.1 billion. Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo aims to turn a profit at its small but expanding U.S. network of stores within the next couple of years, the company's top U.S. executive, Larry Meyer, said. 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-september-18-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-18-2014#comments Industry Buzz Institutional Investors New York REITs Retail Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:17:00 +0000 1223251 at http://nreionline.com Washington/Glimcher Deal Raises Questions about Further Industry Consolidation http://nreionline.com/retail/washingtonglimcher-deal-raises-questions-about-further-industry-consolidation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Larger players swallowing smaller competitors may become a theme over the next year as mall REITs fight for growth on home soil.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/washingtonglimcher-deal-raises-questions-about-further-industry-consolidation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/washingtonglimcher-deal-raises-questions-about-further-industry-consolidation#comments News REITs Retail Freemium Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:11:00 +0000 1223241 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 17, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-17-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Can REIT performance actually predict when and how much interest rates will change? The California Public Employees' Retirement System pledged to invest upwards of $7 billion with real estate joint venture partners in July. Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund, the world’s largest, agreed to buy stakes in three prime U.S. office buildings for about $1.5 billion. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around 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-september-17-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-17-2014#comments Industry Buzz Institutional Investors Multifamily REITs Technology Freemium Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:30:00 +0000 1218501 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 16, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-16-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Washington Prime Group, the strip-center REIT spun off from Simon Property Group earlier this year, has agreed to buy Glimcher Realty Trust for $4.3 billion, including the assumption of debt. Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to purchase a 15-property portfolio of retail centers from Kite Realty Group Trust for an estimated purchase price of $318 million. Principal Financial Group Inc., the provider of life insurance and retirement products, is joining with Macquarie Group Ltd. in a venture that will make loans and package them into bonds. These are among today’s 10 must reads from around 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-september-16-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-16-2014#comments CMBS Industry Buzz New York REITs Retail Freemium Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:36:00 +0000 1214161 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 9, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-9-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>IndCor Properties Inc., the warehouse landlord owned by Blackstone Group LP (BX), filed for a U.S. initial public offering. Life Time Fitness, Inc. is on the verge of unlocking significant shareholder value and could rise more than 30 percent by undertaking a REIT spinoff says activist hedge fund manager Richard McGuire of Marcato Capital Management. Marriott International Inc. said Monday that it could add 1,300 new hotels and 200,000 new rooms by 2017. 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-september-9-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-9-2014#comments Hotel Industrial Industry Buzz REITs Tax Strategies Freemium Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:40:00 +0000 1192761 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 8, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-8-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The head of consumer-product marketing at Google Inc. and a former general counsel for a travel website are seeking to transform the mortgage-finance industry. Twitter announced on Monday that it would begin publicly testing a ‘buy’ button that can be embedded in posts to allow users to buy a product with a couple of clicks. The firm in charge of leasing up America's tallest building is taking some space there for itself. Starbucks is experimenting with some new retail formats, including smaller locations, as the coffee giant tinkers with how it can best expand its retail business. 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-september-8-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-8-2014#comments Chicago Industry Buzz REITs Retail Tax Strategies Freemium Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:31:00 +0000 1189611 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 2, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-2-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Select Income REIT agreed to buy Cole Corporate Income Trust Inc. in a transaction valued at about $3 billion. Paramount Group Inc., a U.S. office landlord, filed for an initial public offering that is poised to be the largest ever for a real estate investment trust. Blackstone Group LP is preparing to sell New York's 1095 Sixth Ave., a 42-story office tower that may fetch one of the highest prices ever for a U.S. skyscraper. 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U.S. investors have drastically increased their acquisitions of European commercial real estate properties, reports World Property Channel. Dollar General still wants to buy Family Dollar, claims an article in Fortune. 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-28-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-28-2014#comments Industry Buzz Office REITs Retail Freemium Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:15:00 +0000 1163941 at http://nreionline.com As Self-Storage Cash Flows Rise, Competition for Assets Compresses Rates http://nreionline.com/self-storage/self-storage-cash-flows-rise-competition-assets-compresses-rates <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Both occupancy and rents continue to rise at self-storage properties, particularly as construction is only meeting a fraction of demand, according to market experts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/self-storage/self-storage-cash-flows-rise-competition-assets-compresses-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/self-storage/self-storage-cash-flows-rise-competition-assets-compresses-rates#comments News REITs Self Storage Freemium Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:49:00 +0000 1159571 at http://nreionline.com