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University of Maryland takes WeWork to school

WeWork is enrolling at the University of Maryland, in a manner of speaking. The popular co-working space provider has reached a deal to open its first location on a college…
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 30, 2018)

U.S. Subprime Mortgage Bonds Back in Fashion “Issuance of securities backed by riskier US mortgages roughly doubled in the first quarter from a year earlier, as investors lapped up assets…
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Why JLL Income Property Trust Sees Multifamily as a Key Growth Driver

Chicago-based JLL Income Property Trust Inc., whose parent is commercial real estate giant JLL, firmly believes in the multifamily sector. The daily NAV REIT—advised by LaSalle Investment…
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Why Amazon May Be Picking Up More Retail Locations

Time to delivery is now the yardstick for e-commerce success, so” last mile” distribution space is of utmost importance to online retailers. With last-mile warehouse space in short…
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HNA Is Said in Talks to Sell San Francisco Building to Gaw

(Bloomberg)—HNA Group Co. is in discussions to sell a San Francisco office building to private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners, according to a person with knowledge of the talks, as…
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Anbang's Wu Told He Doesn't Deserve Leniency as Hearing Ends

(Bloomberg)—Chinese prosecutors said Wu Xiaohui, the former chairman of Anbang Insurance Group Co., doesn’t deserve leniency as the one-day hearing of a fundraising fraud and embezzlement…
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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 29, 2018)

MarketWatch analyses the states that would be most affected by a trade war. Target and Big Lots are the retailers set to bid on Toys “R” Us’ stores, CNBC reports. These are among today’s must reads from around…
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Five Takeaways from iGlobal Forum’s Real Estate Private Equity Summit

At the 18th Real Estate Private Equity Summit, hosted by iGlobal Forum, there appeared to be a sense that this real estate cycle may be ending—if not soon, then in the somewhat near…
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Analysts: GGP Deal Lowers the Bar for Mall REIT Values

Earlier this week, mall REIT GGP Inc. finally agreed to a $9 billion cash buyout offer from Brookfield Property Partners, ending years of negotiations for the takeover of one of America’s…
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They Said the Best Malls Would Be Prized. They Were Wrong

(Bloomberg)—Brookfield Property Partners LP’s deal to buy GGP Inc. is a reality check for property investors caught in the maelstrom of the American mall shakeout. The roughly $15…