REITs

The Corvex Bump

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Say what you want about American Realty Capital Properties (NASDAQ: ARCP), but one can’t deny the company has a flair for the dramatic–however inadvertently. ARCP, once the crown jewel of billionaire Nicholas Schorsch‘s former investment empire, has seen a lot…

Spin Doctors

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It seems one of the most prominent trends in the business world is that of consolidation. Over recent decades, we have seen car companies absorb other car manufacturers, tech companies like Facebook have absorbed smaller start-ups like Instagram, and even…

IPOMG! ^_^

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We need to talk about an IPO that took place on Wednesday. As anticipated by many analysts, U.S. office landlord Paramount Group (NYSE: PGRE) raised $2.3 billion. That’s an impressive haul, particularly when we consider the fact that this is…

Repercussions of a REIT Data Breach

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Identity theft is an unfortunate by-product of our increasingly interconnected and digital financial world. Perhaps you’ve been a victim of identity theft yourself. I have: I once read my debit card’s billing statement and discovered a series of retail transactions in the…

A New Day for CommonWealth

Interview With Sam Zell, Chairman and Co-Founder of Equity International Inc.

With a market cap over $3 billion, it’s not an exaggeration to say that leadership of office/industrial REIT CommonWealth (NYSE: CWH) is a major responsibility. The REIT controls over 500 office and industrial properties throughout the U.S. and, up until recently, in Australia…

Follow the NorthStar

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Today I want to look at NorthStar Realty Finance (NYSE: NRF), a diversified real estate investment and finance firm based in New York City that has quite a few lines of business in the commercial and residential spaces. Here’s a brief…