Tag: Simon Property Group

Week-In-Review: Sovran Completes Acquisition with LifeStorage, Mixed-Use Project Coming to Sugar Land

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Sovran, LifeStorage Become One: Sovran Self Storage, one of the 5 largest self-storage companies in the country, remains in its spot with the completed $1.3 billion acquisition of LifeStorage LP. Since the self-storage industry is flourishing, Sovran made the right…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for November 14-20: Playing Defense: Analysts Say $12B Marriott/Starwood Deal Could Lead to Further Hotel Consolidation: CoStar Group explores the hospitality and real estate conditions influencing the hotel mega-merger. CMBS Market Starts to Get ‘Frothy’ as Valuations Rise,…

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 Simon, Simon Property Group Today we’re recognizing one of the…

Top 10 Most Important People in U.S. REIT History

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Today we’re looking back at the 50+ year history of modern Real Estate Investment Trusts in the U.S. to see just who have made (or continue to make) the REIT industry the investment powerhouse that it is today. Feel free to…

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: A. Alfred Taubman, Shopping Mall Developer and Philanthropist (1924-2015) Our Mensch…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for April 11-17 The Secret Sauce: How Buffalo Wild Wings Turned the Sports Bar into a $1.5 Billion Juggernaut: Bloomberg explores the tremendous growth of the bar/restaurant chain, which has become a substantial driver of retail real…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for March 28-April 3: Blackstone Is Said to Raise $14.5 Billion for Real Estate Fund: The alternative-asset investment giant  breaks its own real estate fundraising record, set previously by its Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII fund, which…

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: Jamie Sabatier, Destination Hotels & Resorts Today our Mensch of the…