Week in Review

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for August 23-29: Burger King to Buy Tim Hortons for about $11 Billion: The U.S. hamburger giant, currently based in Miami, plans to relocate its corporate headquarters to Ontario as part of the transaction, which was financed…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for August 16-22 UBS O’Connor Hedge Fund Sells U.S. REITs in Second Quarter: The $5.6 billion hedge-fund within the Switzerland bank sells the majority of its US REIT holdings during Q2. The fund cuts its holdings by more…

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Week in Review for August 1-7: NorthStar Acquires Griffin-American Health Care REIT in $4B Deal Canada Luxury Shoppers Gain U.S. Chains’ Favor State Greenlights $115M Hotel at the University of Maryland The Great New Retail Parking Battle Atlanta Braves Name…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for July 26-August 1: Hotel Pricing Soars as Institutions Vie: Lodging Econometrics reports year-over-year selling prices have increased by 28% per room. MetLife, Norges Bank Buy One Beacon St. Tower in Boston for $561M: The joint venture’s acquisition of…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for July 19-25: Why Millennial Investors Love Real Estate: GlobeSt.’s Natalie Dolce explores the appeal of CRE investment among members of the millennial generation. LaSalle Buys 1.2 MSF Office Park in Indianapolis: A fund affiliated with LaSalle Investment…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for July 5-11: Fed, Confident in Economy, Details End of Bond-Buying Program: Fed Chairman Janet Yellen announces the conclusion of the Fed’s bond-buying economic stimulus program this October. American Homes CEO Sees More Takeovers Amid Consolidation: Single-family…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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China Developers Offering Home Buybacks in Weakest Markets: In an effort to spur their flagging residential real estate markets, developers in two of China’s worst-performing real estate markets are offering to buy back homes at above the original sale price, Bloomberg reports. Developers…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for June 21-27: Mercedes Teams with Infiniti on $1.4 Billion Mexico Plant: The joint venture between car companies Daimler AG (FRA: DAI) and Nissan Motor Co. (TYO: 7201) will produce up to 300,000 Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti brand cars at this…