Tag: Orlando

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week:

Mensch  Noun, informal. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person.  Schlemiel  Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail; a loser. – Mensch of the Week: Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust PREIT (NYSE: PEI), a retail and…

Top 10 Convention Centers in the U.S.

From an article published last year in BusinessReviewUSA, here is a (largely subjective) ranking of the Top 10 Convention Centers in the U.S.:  10. San Diego Convention Center (Exhibit space: 615,700 SF) 9. Anaheim Convention Center (800,000 SF) 8. Moscone…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Week in Review for February 16 – 22:  – According to the first three paragraphs of a Wall Street Journal article (you have to have a “Pro” account to read the rest), many investors are missing opportunities for high yields…

Blackstone Ups the Ante in Retail with $473MM Acquisition

In its second large move in the Retail Commercial Real Estate market, Blackstone (NYSE: BX) has agreed to purchase $473MM in shopping centers in Atlanta, Tampa, and Orlando from Equity One Inc (NYSE: EQY) .  This move marks the continued…