Retail http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7564/more en 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (July 28, 2014) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-28-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Discount rivals Dollar Tree and Family Dollar announce an $8.5 billion merger, reports The New York Times. Blackstone borrows $2.25 billion secured by its <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-investment?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Finance & Investment">investment</a></span> in Hilton Worldwide, according to the International Financing Review. MetLife and Norway’s sovereign wealth fund pay $561 million for One Beacon Street in Boston, reports Bloomberg. 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-28-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-july-28-2014#comments Industry Buzz Insurance Companies Private Equity Retail Freemium Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:49:00 +0000 1073831 at http://nreionline.com Private Buyers Crowd Out Institutions in Net Lease Market http://nreionline.com/net-lease/private-buyers-crowd-out-institutions-net-lease-market <div class="field-byline"> Randy Blankstein </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The retail sector experienced the third straight quarter of historically low cap rates as a result of increased demand and the continually growing investor pool seeking the stable yield of the asset class.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/net-lease/private-buyers-crowd-out-institutions-net-lease-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Institutional Investors Net Lease News Retail Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:44:00 +0000 994791 at http://nreionline.com 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>Private equity 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 Study Finds Physical Stores Paramount in Driving Retail Sales Across All Channels http://nreionline.com/retail/study-finds-physical-stores-paramount-driving-retail-sales-across-all-channels <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After being threatened constantly with the growth of online sales and the dangers of showrooming, landlords can breathe a sigh of relief—a new study by A.T. Kearney found that consumers appreciate the presence of physical stores regardless of where they make their purchases.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/study-finds-physical-stores-paramount-driving-retail-sales-across-all-channels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/study-finds-physical-stores-paramount-driving-retail-sales-across-all-channels#comments News Property Management Research & Data Retail Freemium Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:36:00 +0000 1064961 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 investment 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 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 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 10 Disrupters: Striving for Balance http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-striving-balance <div class="field-byline"> David Bodamer </div> <div class="field-deck"> Atalanta’s Jennifer Taylor seeks success in male-heavy CRE space. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Unlike many smaller platforms, Atalanta’s principals have both asset and property level management experience. Secondly, the firm is seeking to capitalize on the underserved Asian demographic and looking at markets, namely Hawaii, that are often overlooked by other players. Last but not least, three of the firm’s four founding principals are women and the lone male is Asian-American, making the company stand out in an industry that is heavily dominated by white men. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-striving-balance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-striving-balance#comments News Office People Retail West Freemium Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:29:00 +0000 1039191 at http://nreionline.com 10 Disrupters: Individuals Who are Charting the Future of Commercial Real Estate http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-individuals-who-are-charting-future-commercial-real-estate <div class="node-body gallery-body">When people talk about commercial real estate, they often think of it as a steady business dominated by the “five major food groups”: multifamily, office, retail, industrial and hospitality. It’s supposedly a simple, straightforward sector. It’s an asset class that delivers income and some appreciation in property values. And it’s an overall safe investment. Yet beneath the surface, the industry is transforming in many ways. Players rise and fall. New tactics emerge. The use of technology can affect funding and financing. In other words, there are always disruptions taking place. Here we profile 10 disrupters (actually 11, since one profile is of the two principals of one firm).hese disrupters include some familiar names and some new ones. They underscore key trends—urbanization of retail, crowdfunding, microapartments and the reemergence of CMBS, to name a few. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-individuals-who-are-charting-future-commercial-real-estate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/people/10-disrupters-individuals-who-are-charting-future-commercial-real-estate#comments Brokerage CMBS Development Finance & Investment Medical Office Multifamily News Office People Retail West Mobile Alert Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:10:00 +0000 1039071 at http://nreionline.com 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