International http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7542/more en 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 15, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-15-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The current $5.3 billion expansion of the Panama Canal may not be big enough and Panama officials are considering whether to dig a fourth set of locks. Finra is continuing to tack on time to the widely anticipated rule change that would give investors a clearer picture of what it costs to buy shares of nontraded <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-investment/reits?intlink=incontent " title="Real Estate Investment Trusts">REITs</a></span>. Citi analyst Rob Buckland has published this diagram of where he thinks we are in the economic cycle and is warning we may be in bubble territory. Many consumers still appear reluctant to open their wallets, according to a mixed batch of retail earnings this week. These are among the 10 must reads for 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-august-15-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-15-2014#comments Industrial Industry Buzz International New York REITs Freemium Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:53:00 +0000 1130471 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 13, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-13-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Health Care REIT will spend as much as $2.3 billion on a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/deals?intlink=incontent" title="Commercial Real Estate Deals">deal</a></span> that could give it more than 100 additional properties in the U.S. and Canada. Clarion Partners, has completed the sale of its 50% interest in a portfolio of nine class A Mexican shopping centers totaling 3.17 million square feet to Frisa, the current joint venture partner. A Goldman Sachs Group Inc unit is a final bidder for a Tokyo office tower in a deal that could fetch about $1.6 billion. 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-august-13-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-13-2014#comments Industry Buzz Institutional Investors International REITs Seniors Housing Freemium Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:42:00 +0000 1122921 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 8, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-8-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>China’s Dalian Wanda Group wins the bid for a 344,320-sq.-ft. land site in Beverly Hills, Calif., reports Bloomberg. Middle Eastern investors plan to invest more than $180 billion in commercial real estate properties internationally, according to the World Property Channel. Microsoft may soon open its first store in New York, claims the New York Daily News. These are among today’s must reads for 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-august-8-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-8-2014#comments Finance & Investment Industry Buzz International Office Retail Freemium Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:09:00 +0000 1112361 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 6, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-6-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sam Zell is continuing his shakeup of the former CommonWealth REIT by planning to sell the company's Australian portfolio. Office Depot said Tuesday it would close 165 stores during 2014 — up from the 150 estimated earlier this year. Walgreen said on Wednesday it has agreed to buy the remaining 55% of UK-drugstore chain Alliance Boots it doesn’t already own for $15.3 billion, but won’t pursue a tax-reducing inversion structure for the deal. Washington policymakers are bracing for a wave of corporations to renounce their U.S. citizenship over the next few months. These are among the 10 must reads for 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-august-6-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-august-6-2014#comments Industry Buzz International REITs Retail Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:38:00 +0000 1104121 at http://nreionline.com The World's 10 Largest Hotels http://nreionline.com/hotel/worlds-10-largest-hotels <div class="node-body gallery-body">Of the 10 largest hotels in the world by room count, it turns out eight are located in Las Vegas, according to research from STR and STR Global, which provide data and benchmarking studies on the hotel industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/hotel/worlds-10-largest-hotels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/hotel/worlds-10-largest-hotels#comments Hotel International Las Vegas News Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:29:00 +0000 1100311 at http://nreionline.com 10 Giant Abandoned Buildings from Around the World http://nreionline.com/multifamily/10-giant-abandoned-buildings-around-world <div class="node-body gallery-body">Abandoned buildings can be strange, romantic, mysterious, creepy and even dangerous, or all of those things at once. So, perhaps not surprisingly, visiting them has become something of a cult sport. But to anyone in the commercial real estate industry, abandoned buildings represent elaborate failures. They remain standing as repositories of the stories surrounding them, not only of what was, but of what could have been. Here are 10 of the world's biggest and most storied (in height and legend) abandoned buildings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/multifamily/10-giant-abandoned-buildings-around-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/multifamily/10-giant-abandoned-buildings-around-world#comments Hotel International Multifamily News Office Mon, 04 Aug 2014 18:48:00 +0000 1087381 at http://nreionline.com 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 investment 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