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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…

All Hail the King

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With approximately 4,500 locations throughout the world, Canadian breakfast staple Tim Hortons (NYSE: THI) is the second-largest coffee shop chain, behind international gourmet coffee giant Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) and ahead of Dunkin’ Donuts (NYSE: DNKN), which has a “measly” 3,000+ locations…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Today our videos of the week offer international perspectives. Let’s go from west to east. First, let’s look at the UK‘s economic recovery and its connection to the nation’s real estate market: On to Dubai, where experts debate the relative…

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…

Retailtainment: Pop-Ups and Concept Stores

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Retail drives other retail, which means vacant store fronts are a significant liability for both landlords and their tenants. Outside of key retail hubs like Manhattan and certain regional shopping malls, retail vacancies are a major problem, even years after…