Tag Archive for REIT

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for March 14-20: Blackstone Confirms Deal to Buy Chicago’s Willis Tower: The alternative asset investment giant reportedly shells out $1.3 billion for the trophy property, which is a record for an office tower outside Manhattan, CoStar reports. Standard…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch: Noun. 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: Art Coppola, Chairman & CEO, Macerich As industry analysts have pointed…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch: Noun. 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: David Henry, Kimco We have a few options for today’s Mensch…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for February 21-27: C&W Owner Seeks Private Buyer with Deep Pockets: It is reported that Cushman & Wakefield, the largest privately held property services firm, is available for sale. Its price tag? $2 billion. Blackstone Realizes $600…

More than Popcorn

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How much does movie theater popcorn cost these days? $18? $20? I don’t know, because I have a longstanding policy of sneaking in my movie snacks from outside the theater. Whatever the cost of popcorn and sodas and Junior Mints…

Top 10 Multifamily Transactions of 2014

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Today we have a ranking produced by Multifamily Executive through data from Real Capital Analytics. Since these deals are ranked by size, we won’t see any small single-asset transactions on this list (unless that “asset” is an entire residential community):…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for January 10-16: Is This the Right Time for Forest City to Become a REIT?: National Real Estate Investor considers current conditions and performance in the public REIT sector, asking if diversified owner/developer Forest City has chosen…