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Hilton Gaining Global Market Share Rapidly With Asset-Light Expansion Strategy
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Hilton Gaining Global Market Share Rapidly With Asset-Light Expansion Strategy

Hilton Worldwide Holdings is proving the benefits of an asset-light expansion strategy. Shares of the publicly traded hotel giant have gained...

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WeWork Story Headed For The Silver Screen
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WeWork Story Headed For The Silver Screen

Film and TV production company Blumhouse Productions is reportedly at work on a movie based on the high-profile rise and fall of coworking giant...

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Citi Trends Pivoting Away From Fast-Fashion, To Expand Past 600 Stores
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Citi Trends Pivoting Away From Fast-Fashion, To Expand Past 600 Stores

Some discounters are among the most successful clothing retail brands today, but at least one is looking to move away from apparel. Citi Trends, an...

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AHIP REIT Snaps Up A Dozen Hotels For $191M
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AHIP REIT Snaps Up A Dozen Hotels For $191M

American Hotel Income Properties REIT has acquired a portfolio of 12 U. S. hospitality properties for $191M. The properties total 1,203 rooms and...

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How a Real-Time Platform Is Optimizing Data Center Performance
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How a Real-Time Platform Is Optimizing Data Center Performance

When it comes to data centers, timing is important but data, and uninterrupted access to it, is everything. Companies can lose tens of thousands of...

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16 Questions With Boston Realty Advisors Founder And CEO Jason Weissman
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16 Questions With Boston Realty Advisors Founder And CEO Jason Weissman

This series profiles men and women in commercial real estate who have profoundly transformed our neighborhoods and reshaped our cities, businesses...

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Online Sales Balloon On Black Friday, While Brick-And-Mortar Declines
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Online Sales Balloon On Black Friday, While Brick-And-Mortar Declines

Black Friday is seen as a temperature check for the retail industry before the crucial holiday shopping season, and this year's edition was hot and...

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Activist Investor Takes A Bite Of CVS, With Uncertain Plans
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Activist Investor Takes A Bite Of CVS, With Uncertain Plans

Hedge fund Starboard Value, which has a track record as an activist investor, has acquired a stake in drugstore and health insurance giant CVS...

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Start Early, Know Your Opponents, Control The Narrative
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Start Early, Know Your Opponents, Control The Narrative

As cities try to spur development to create jobs and affordable housing, it might look like NIMBYers are on the defensive. But resistance to...

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What U.S. Shoppers Think About Black Friday This Year
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What U.S. Shoppers Think About Black Friday This Year

Black Friday is the most important day of the year for much of the retail industry, which means it holds a great deal of significance for retail...

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New Report Outlines Amazon's Environmental, Labor Damages
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New Report Outlines Amazon's Environmental, Labor Damages

A new report by the Economic Roundtable outlines substantial environmental and human costs for the SoCal communities where retail giant Amazon...

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Private Equity-Owned Companies Show Worrying Signs Of Overleverage
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Private Equity-Owned Companies Show Worrying Signs Of Overleverage

The dangers of private equity firms and their debt-heavy ownership strategies are now more than fodder for a series of anecdotes. Multiple studies...

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Real Estate Crowdfunding Keeps Outgrowing Itself
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Real Estate Crowdfunding Keeps Outgrowing Itself

In 2012, a trio of real estate professionals decided to jump on the brand-new trend of real estate crowdfunding. The company they founded,...

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16 Questions With Castle Lanterra Properties CEO Elie Rieder
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16 Questions With Castle Lanterra Properties CEO Elie Rieder

This series profiles men and women in commercial real estate who have profoundly transformed our neighborhoods and reshaped our cities, businesses...

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For Retailers Fighting Off Bankruptcy, Is A Christmas Miracle Even Possible?
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For Retailers Fighting Off Bankruptcy, Is A Christmas Miracle Even Possible?

As the bloodiest year for store closures in retail history nears its end, the holiday shopping season is just beginning, and with it, a chance for...

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SoftBank Installs More Executives At WeWork Leadership, Seeks Way To Shrink Bailout Package
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SoftBank Installs More Executives At WeWork Leadership, Seeks Way To Shrink Bailout Package

SoftBank Group is reportedly having buyer's remorse over the massive bailout package it gave to WeWork, even as it solidifies its control over the...

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Windows And Natural Light Are Tied To Higher Rents, Stronger Leasing
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Windows And Natural Light Are Tied To Higher Rents, Stronger Leasing

After the success of Cornerstone, its office building in Cottonwood Heights, Utah, Cottonwood Partners embarked on an identical building next door....

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Investcorp Acquires Portfolio Of 126 U.S. Industrial Properties For $800M
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Investcorp Acquires Portfolio Of 126 U.S. Industrial Properties For $800M

As e-commerce drives demand for last-mile warehouses and logistics hubs in key U.S. markets, alternative investments manager Investcorp is making...

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Cashierless Amazon Go Plans Pop-Ups, Larger-Format Stores In 2020, Explores Licensing Deals
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Cashierless Amazon Go Plans Pop-Ups, Larger-Format Stores In 2020, Explores Licensing Deals

Amazon's invasion of the grocery store industry could begin in earnest next year. The e-commerce world-conqueror has been testing a 10K SF version...

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Carl Icahn Stands As Malls' Biggest Short-Seller Despite Recent Gains
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Carl Icahn Stands As Malls' Biggest Short-Seller Despite Recent Gains

One of the most powerful investors in the world is standing firm in his belief that shopping malls are heading for a collapse in the next three...

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Apartment Developments Grew Skyward During The 2010s
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Apartment Developments Grew Skyward During The 2010s

U. S. residential developments are on average much taller than they used to be, according to a new report by RentCafe, based on Yardi Matrix data...

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20 Retail Experts On What Matters This Shopping Season And Beyond
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20 Retail Experts On What Matters This Shopping Season And Beyond

Black Friday, the annual shopping bonanza that officially kicks off the strongest retail sales period of the year, has morphed into a confounding...

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Oceanwide Holdings Puts U.S. Megaprojects On Market
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Oceanwide Holdings Puts U.S. Megaprojects On Market

Chinese conglomerate Oceanwide Holdings appears to be looking for a swift exit from some of the biggest markets in the United States. The Beijing...

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Lineage Logistics Buys Emergent Cold For $900M
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Lineage Logistics Buys Emergent Cold For $900M

Lineage Logistics, which is already the world's largest cold storage company by space, has inked a deal to acquire another specialist in the sector...

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Towns Banning Self-Storage, But Supply Bloat More Worrying
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Towns Banning Self-Storage, But Supply Bloat More Worrying

On Oct. 15, Coon Rapids, Minnesota, a sizable suburb of Minneapolis, became the latest municipality to ban the development of self-storage. The...

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Oakland's Largest Office Building Now On Market
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Oakland's Largest Office Building Now On Market

The largest asset in Oakland's growing office market is now for sale. The Swig Co. and Rockpoint Group have put 300 Lakeside Drive, formerly known...

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REI Bets On Outdoor Experiential Retail As It Ramps Up New Openings
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REI Bets On Outdoor Experiential Retail As It Ramps Up New Openings

REI Co-op opened four new stores Nov. 15, the largest single-day expansion ever for the outdoor equipment and apparel retailer. The new stores are...

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16 Questions With Lyric Co-Founder And President Joe Fraiman
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16 Questions With Lyric Co-Founder And President Joe Fraiman

Beyond The Bio: This series profiles men and women in commercial real estate who have profoundly transformed our neighborhoods and reshaped our...

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Bernie Sanders, AOC Roll Out $180B Plan To Decarbonize, Repair Public Housing
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Bernie Sanders, AOC Roll Out $180B Plan To Decarbonize, Repair Public Housing

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N. Y.) have introduced legislation, called the Green New Deal for Public Housing...

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CalSTRS Launches $500M Investment Vehicle Targeting Public REITs
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CalSTRS Launches $500M Investment Vehicle Targeting Public REITs

One of the largest sources of institutional capital in the U. S. is breaking into REITs in a big way. The California State Teachers' Retirement...

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