REITs Could Benefit from Healthcare Systems M&As, Some Experts Claim

“The ability for REITs to participate in holistic transactions as a financial sponsor opens up a whole new arena or sub group of transactions that are likely to take place,” says Anu Singh, a managing director at Kaufman Hall & Associates. REITs Could Benefit from Healthcare Systems M&As, Some Experts Claim thumbnail courtesy of nreionline.com.

Heavy Lifting Begins on Lease Accounting Changes

Those that have started the process are quickly realizing that they face some tough challenges ahead. Heavy Lifting Begins on Lease Accounting Changes thumbnail courtesy of nreionline.com.

The future of the US shopping mall

Retailers are already looking for empty lots in dense population centers that could be used as mini-warehouses to stock their most popular items for delivery in one- or two-hour time windows. The future of the US shopping mall thumbnail courtesy of businessinsider.com.

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 31, 2017)

Michael Kors will shutter more than 100 retail stores in the next two years, Reuters reports. Multifamily developer confidence is at its lowest level since 2011, according to World Property Journal. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry. 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 31, 2017) thumbnail courtesy of nreionline.com

Sales Volume on Net Lease Assets Roughly Flat with Last Year’s

Via nreionline.com It seems there’s no investment sector safe from the current political uncertainty, including net lease assets. Investment sales volume in the sector in 2017 will likely end up flat with 2016 levels, industry sources say. The first quarter of 2017 ended with about $11.43 billion in sales involving office, industrial and retail single-tenant net lease assets, according to …

Why One CMBS Investor Still Sees Value in Regional Malls

Recent sector news does not necessarily mean doom for all corners of the retail real estate market, at least to investors like Brad Friedlander, portfolio manager for Atlanta-based Angel Oak Capital Advisors. Why One CMBS Investor Still Sees Value in Regional Malls thumbnail courtesy of nreionline.com.

Leasing Underway at Atlanta BeltLine’s First Creative Office Building

The Willoughby is the first new, mid-rise creative office property to be built along Atlanta’s BeltLine Park, which is one the country’s largest urban redevelopment programs currently in progress. Located at 746 Willoughby Way in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, the building totals 60,000 total square feet and offers four floors of office suites, each with 12-foot ceilings, starting at 2100 square feet …

Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT to Internalize Management; Acquire 76 Shopping Centers from External Advisor

Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT I Inc. (PECO I) will acquire the real estate and asset management business of its sponsor and external advisor, Phillips Edison LP, in a stock-and-cash transaction valued at $1 billion. The resulting entity will be an internally-managed, non-traded grocery-anchored shopping center REIT with an expected total enterprise value of $4 billion. Philips Edison LP owns …

1031 Exchanges: To Be or Not to Be Eliminated?

The pressure to reduce rates and find revenue offsets has put 1031 exchanges on the chopping block as part of the Trump administration’s potential tax reform. But some experts believe that the likelihood of a repeal is low. There are several reasons why 1031 exchanges are making headlines these days. The first is the possibility that this section of the …