Chicago http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7540/more en 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (September 10, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-10-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Real estate legend Arthur G. Cohen, who died in August at the age of 84, could become the new owner of the Dream <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/property-types/hotel?intlink=incontent " title="Hotel Property News">Hotel</a></span> in Chelsea. Vornado chief executive Steven Roth said the site of the now-closed Rizzoli Bookstore at 31 West 57th Street, just south of Central Park, is going to be “a seven-star hotel.” Dollar General Corp. has taken its $9.1 billion offer for Family Dollar directly to shareholders in a hostile bid. These are 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-september-10-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-september-10-2014#comments Chicago Hotel Industry Buzz New York Retail Freemium Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:07:00 +0000 1197031 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-<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-investment?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Finance & Investment">finance</a></span> 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 The 17 Most Dynamic American Cities http://nreionline.com/research-data/17-most-dynamic-american-cities <div class="node-body gallery-body">Which are the top American cities today, how do they rank on a global scale, and what will they be like tomorrow? The answers to these questions can vary from one study to another, depending on the type of data being used. We looked at five studies conducted within the past three years; here, we list the 17 American cities (in no particular order) that were included in at least one of the studies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/research-data/17-most-dynamic-american-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/research-data/17-most-dynamic-american-cities#comments Chicago Los Angeles New York News Research & Data San Francisco Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:01:00 +0000 1048441 at http://nreionline.com Six Places in the U.S. That Are Tough on Development http://nreionline.com/development/six-places-us-are-tough-development <div class="field-byline"> Susan Piperato </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">The ease with which a developer can move from vacant land or empty building to a whole new property varies from one location to another, depending on a particular place's economy, location, regulation and, well, quirks. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/development/six-places-us-are-tough-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/development/six-places-us-are-tough-development#comments Boston California Chicago Development News Phoenix Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:52:00 +0000 1040691 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. 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-16-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-16-2014#comments Chicago Industry Buzz International Investment Banks New York Retail Freemium Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:47:00 +0000 1039261 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 (June 25, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-june-25-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Barnes & Noble announced that it will spin off its bookstore chain from its Nook e-reader business. Walgreen CEO Greg Wasson admitted that the company is mulling relocating its corporate headquarters from the U.S. to Switzerland in a move that could lower its tax bills. The Motley Fool examined whether diversification in rental streams is an issue for American Realty Capital Properties. Chicago was announced as the site of a new museum that will be curated by George Lucas. 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-june-25-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-june-25-2014#comments Austin Chicago Industry Buzz REITs Retail Freemium Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:08:00 +0000 978371 at http://nreionline.com Chicago’s Suburbs Suffer from Companies’ Flight to CBD http://nreionline.com/chicago/chicago-s-suburbs-suffer-companies-flight-cbd <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Suburban Chicago’s 155-million-sq.-ft. office market, which now has approximately a 23 percent vacancy rate, shows a continued struggle for relevancy. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/chicago/chicago-s-suburbs-suffer-companies-flight-cbd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/chicago/chicago-s-suburbs-suffer-companies-flight-cbd#comments Chicago Leasing News Office Freemium Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:09:00 +0000 933461 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 9, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-june-9-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Family Dollar Stores Inc. adopted a one-year poison pill two days after activist investor Carl Icahn reported that he’d built a 9.39 percent stake in the company, making him its largest shareholder. Westfield’s mall at the World Trade Center is rapidly filling with the company having leases signed for about 80 percent of the complex’s space. CoStar CEO Andy Florance said that the company could have raised more than $1 billion in a coming public offering. Caterpillar said it plans to shutter three manufacturing facilities in Illinois. These are all among the 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate sector for 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-june-9-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-june-9-2014#comments Chicago Industrial Industry Buzz New York Retail Technology Freemium Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:43:00 +0000 928801 at http://nreionline.com Property Prices Have Room to Grow in Core Markets http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/property-prices-have-room-grow-core-markets <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Just when you think prices can’t go any higher for properties in core markets, some experts say they haven’t yet reached their peak in cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/property-prices-have-room-grow-core-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/property-prices-have-room-grow-core-markets#comments Chicago Finance & Investment Los Angeles New York News Freemium Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:33:00 +0000 789161 at http://nreionline.com