February 2015

Beth Burnham Mace Like most commercial real estate values, seniors housing property values have been increasing. Favorable market fundamentals, a compelling investment thesis, an improving economy and obtainable credit at attractive rates all have powered […]

Inman looks at challenges facing real estate crowdfunding. Pacific Business News reports that Japanese investors have been the top buyers of Hawaiian properties in 2014. An activist shareholder is urging TravelCenters of America to spin […]

The Lightstone Group is committing $2 billion to buying and developing hotel projects, reports Bloomberg. High apartment rents are spreading to smaller cities, according to CNBC. Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund is buying the new […]

The technology industry, which led the U.S. office sector recovery since the recession with growth of more than 5 percent a year, is now encouraging owners of warehouses and manufacturing sites in high-demand areas to […]

Blackstone purchased a 50 percent stake in a six-building New York office portfolio valued at $4 billion, reports The Wall Street Journal. Prologis agreed to pay $820 million for Morris Realty’s portfolio of warehouse, retail […]

An activist investor is urging Brookdale Senior Living to spin off a REIT, reports Bloomberg. Norway’s Norges Bank has purchased a minority stake in 11 Times Square, according to The Real Deal. A joint venture […]

Staples agreed to a plan to buy Office Depot in a $6.3 billion deal, reports Bloomberg. President Obama’s administration is aggressively cutting government spending on office and warehouse space, reveals Federal Times. S&P will pay […]