International http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7542/more en 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 22, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-22-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Facebook is testing a ‘Buy’ button that would allow users to make on-site purchases. Target’s struggles in Canada may serve as a cautionary tale for other retailers attempting to crack the market. CBRE Group has acquired PKF Consulting. Greystone launched a seniors housing real estate sales and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-investment?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Finance & Investment">investment</a></span> advisory group with its acquisition of ARA National Seniors Housing Group. 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-22-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-22-2014#comments Brokerage Industry Buzz International Retail Seniors Housing Freemium Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:54:00 +0000 1056781 at http://nreionline.com More International Investors Hunt for Properties in the U.S. http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/more-international-investors-hunt-properties-us <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The U.S. leads global rankings for planned real estate acquisitions in 2014. Nearly half of all international investors (48 percent) project modest growth in their U.S. portfolios in 2014. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/more-international-investors-hunt-properties-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/finance-investment/more-international-investors-hunt-properties-us#comments Finance & Investment International News Freemium Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:32:00 +0000 1052551 at http://nreionline.com 10 Disrupters: Branching Out http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-branching-out <div class="field-byline"> Elaine Misonzhnik </div> <div class="field-deck"> Ric Clark helps Brookfield diversify its CRE holdings. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Having too narrow of a focus can be risky in real estate, according to Richard (Ric) Clark, CEO of Brookfield Property Partners, the real estate investment arm of Brookfield Asset Management. That was part of the thinking that spurred Brookfield, which has traditionally been an office landlord, to start entering new property sectors in the past few years, including industrial, hotel and multifamily. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-branching-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-branching-out#comments Finance & Investment Institutional Investors International News People Freemium Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:49:00 +0000 1039271 at http://nreionline.com 10 Disrupters: A Transformed Giant http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-transformed-giant <div class="field-byline"> David Bodamer </div> <div class="field-deck"> Bradley Trotter steps in to oversee GE Capital Real Estate’s mega North American portfolio. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>GE Capital Real Estate was one of the entities that got hit hardest by the Great Recession. At its peak in 2008, GE Capital Real Estate had $91 billion in assets, of which 56 percent was in equity and 44 percent was in debt. What has transpired since has been a rapid repositioning. After taking time to slim down, absorb losses and reconfigure its portfolio, the firm is once again a major force. Today the firm has global assets of $38 billion, with 63 percent in debt and 37 percent in equity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-transformed-giant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-transformed-giant#comments Finance & Investment International News People Freemium Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:39:00 +0000 1039231 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 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/markets-regions/chicago?intlink=incontent " title="Chicago Commercial Real Estate">Chicago</a></span>-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 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 U.S. Records Fastest Office Occupancy Cost Growth in the World http://nreionline.com/office/us-records-fastest-office-occupancy-cost-growth-world <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While major U.S. office markets still haven’t made the list for the world’s top 10 most expensive rents, the country leads in having the fastest-growing occupancy costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/us-records-fastest-office-occupancy-cost-growth-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/us-records-fastest-office-occupancy-cost-growth-world#comments International News Office Research & Data Freemium Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:45:00 +0000 995421 at http://nreionline.com China: A Wide-Awake and Hungry Giant http://nreionline.com/commentary/china-wide-awake-and-hungry-giant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>I was recently in China and, like so many people, I was impressed by its growth, progress, wealth creation, real estate markets—and even, believe it or not, its political governance. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/china-wide-awake-and-hungry-giant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/china-wide-awake-and-hungry-giant#comments Commentary Finance & Investment International News Freemium Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:10:00 +0000 929121 at http://nreionline.com Appetite for M&A in Global CRE Sector Continues http://nreionline.com/brokerage/appetite-ma-global-cre-sector-continues <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mergers and acquisitions activity has been gaining momentum across the broader commercial real estate industry as firms refocus efforts on expansion in the recovering economy. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/brokerage/appetite-ma-global-cre-sector-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/brokerage/appetite-ma-global-cre-sector-continues#comments Brokerage Finance & Investment International News Freemium Mon, 16 Jun 2014 19:43:00 +0000 950621 at http://nreionline.com