Tag: acquisitions

Week-In-Review: JLL Expands in South Texas, Steelbridge Closes Largest Office Deal Since 2015,

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JLL Expands South Texas Footprint: JLL recently acquired Travis Commercial Real Estate Services, a San Antonio-based firm. JLL selected Travis due to the fact that it wants to expand into central and south Texas markets. This acquisition makes JLL’s property…

Deal Completion: Weyerhauser Acquires Plum Creek for $8.4 Billion

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2015 was the year of mergers and acquisitions announcements. It’s only expected that 2016 will be the year of merger completions. Get ready for many more big moves to change various CRE sub-sectors. The Deal: This week, Weyerhauser Co. completed its acquisition…

Commercial Real Estate Week In Review

Commercial Real Estate Week in review for the week of January 1 to January 7. -Nontraded REIT transparency is improving as more companies report share value of common stock. -Neuberger Berman Real Estate Fund is  looking for REITs to beat the…

Commercial Real Estate Week In Review

Commercial Real Estate Week In Review for the week of December 4 to December 10. –Telecom tower firms turn to the REIT approach to remain tax efficient. -Glimcher Realty Trust is taking a measured approach to growth. –REITs experienced a…

Commercial Real Estate Week In Review

Commercial Real Estate Week In Review for the week of November 27 to December 3. -Lenders are increasing financing for hotels as this asset outperforms other sectors. –Green Street Advisors expect REITs to grow 2% to 3% per year. -Simon…

Commercial Real Estate Week In Review

Commercial Real Estate Week In Review for the week of November 6 to November 12 –Canadian REITs are following a similar trajectory to those in the U.S. -All major commercial real estate categories posted price increases this quarter. -Lend Lease…

Commercial Real Estate Week In Review

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review for the week of October 23 to October 29 –General Growth Properties wants Vornado Realty Trust’s Sandeep Mathrani to be its CEO. -Apple REIT Nine acquired four hotels in Texas and PA for $60…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review for the week of October 16 to October 22 –Phillips Edison launched a REIT to acquire 150 shopping centers. -Investors were not impressed by earnings with the growing foreclosure issue. -Asking rents for commercial…

Commercial Real Estate Week In Review

Commercial Real Estate Week In Review for the week of October 9 to October 15 –Avalon Bay Communities has acquired 2 multifamily complexes for $146M -FelCor Lodging Trust has emerged from the recession unscathed. -NY projects have been resurrected due…

Commercial Real Estate Week In Review

Commercial Real Estate Week In Review for the Week of August 28-September 3 – What do the bankers think about the new tough regulatory rules? – Will the Dodd-Frank Act ruin the capitalistic spirit of America’s financial firms? – Count…