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Sears Gets Another Reprieve, But Mall Owners Just Want It To Go Away Already
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Sears Gets Another Reprieve, But Mall Owners Just Want It To Go Away Already

Sears has once again avoided the chopping block, but some of its key landlords aren't cheering. Sears Holdings Chairman and former CEO Eddie...

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Sears Asks Bankruptcy Court To Liquidate, Lampert Gets 24 Hours For Rescue Attempt
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Sears Asks Bankruptcy Court To Liquidate, Lampert Gets 24 Hours For Rescue Attempt

At long last, the harrowing saga of the demise of American retail icon Sears is nearing its end. The retailer requested permission from a...

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WeWork Restructures Under 'The We Company,' Announces Reduced Funding Deal From SoftBank
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WeWork Restructures Under 'The We Company,' Announces Reduced Funding Deal From SoftBank

WeWork has received yet another multibillion-dollar investment from SoftBank, and while the number may be smaller than the company's CEO hoped, it...

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IRS Cancels Opportunity Zone Hearing Due To Government Shutdown
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IRS Cancels Opportunity Zone Hearing Due To Government Shutdown

An IRS public hearing on qualified opportunity zones, which had been scheduled for Jan. 10, was indefinitely postponed on Monday by the agency...

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Landing Tenants, Evading Costly Construction Is Driving U.S. Speculative Office Development To New Heights
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Landing Tenants, Evading Costly Construction Is Driving U.S. Speculative Office Development To New Heights

Following the Great Recession, many developers this cycle have been hesitant to move forward on office projects without a tenant signed to avoid...

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Kroger Rolls Out Smart Grocery Stores Through Microsoft Partnership To Take On Amazon
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Kroger Rolls Out Smart Grocery Stores Through Microsoft Partnership To Take On Amazon

The largest operator of grocery stores in the U. S. is not taking Amazon's expansion into the grocery market lying down. Kroger Co. has debuted a...

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Lampert Bid To Keep Sears Going Fails. Now What?
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Lampert Bid To Keep Sears Going Fails. Now What?

Sears Holdings Corp.'s creditors are reportedly unsatisfied with a recent last-ditch offer made through Chairman Eddie Lampert's hedge fund ESL...

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Reverse Logistics Driving Demand For U.S. Warehouse Space
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Reverse Logistics Driving Demand For U.S. Warehouse Space

Industrial real estate, which has already benefited from the rise of e-commerce, is experiencing a boost from what is now known as reverse...

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New Study Shows Brick-And-Mortar Stores Have Direct Online Impact For Retailers
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New Study Shows Brick-And-Mortar Stores Have Direct Online Impact For Retailers

Though some in the industry have been banging the drum of omnichannel retail, a new study has found a more direct link between brick-and-mortar and...

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5 Possible Scenarios For The Future Of Coworking
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5 Possible Scenarios For The Future Of Coworking

The coworking industry is gobbling up the office market like the Cookie Monster on an Ambien-fueled eating binge. As coworking activity continues...

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Amazon Plans To Expand Whole Foods, Ramping Up Competition With Major Grocers
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Amazon Plans To Expand Whole Foods, Ramping Up Competition With Major Grocers

Amazon is planning to expand the national footprint of its Whole Foods chain with new stores and by making existing locations larger. The expansion...

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Plunging Industrial Indicator Could Make The Fed Reverse Course On Interest Rate Hikes
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Plunging Industrial Indicator Could Make The Fed Reverse Course On Interest Rate Hikes

One key indicator has joined the swirling concerns about the state of the international economy now that the calendar has turned to 2019. The...

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Welltower Kicks Off 2019 With $1.25B MOB Acquisition
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Welltower Kicks Off 2019 With $1.25B MOB Acquisition

Welltower Inc. has signed a deal to buy 55 medical office and outpatient facilities from CNL Healthcare Properties for $1.25B. The deal, which will...

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Less-Than-Stellar Office Growth
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Less-Than-Stellar Office Growth

The new year is expected to bring nearly flat growth in the U. S. office sector amid political gridlock and a volatile stock market. While...

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Chinese Investment Pullback To Continue, Drive Down Prices In 2019
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Chinese Investment Pullback To Continue, Drive Down Prices In 2019

The Chinese government continues to restrict investment in the U. S. and European real estate markets, which look likely to show some strain this...

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Discounters Big Retail Winners In 2018, Department Stores Still Beleaguered
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Discounters Big Retail Winners In 2018, Department Stores Still Beleaguered

More than a dozen major U. S. retailers filed for bankruptcy in 2018, including the now-gone Toys R Us, along with Sears Holdings Corp., which...

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A New Year, A New CRE Narrative
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A New Year, A New CRE Narrative

The new year is expected to bring nearly flat growth in a key U. S. commercial real estate sector amid political gridlock and a volatile stock...

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Retail Icon Sears To Close 80 More Stores, Lampert Bids To Stall Liquidation
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Retail Icon Sears To Close 80 More Stores, Lampert Bids To Stall Liquidation

Sears chairman and former CEO Eddie Lampert submitted a bid to rescue Sears — which announced a further round of store closures Friday — from...

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Brick-And-Mortar Is The Next Privacy Challenge
News 5 months ago
Brick-And-Mortar Is The Next Privacy Challenge

Online privacy gets a lot of attention, especially as online sales grow each year, but privacy — and its potential loss at the hands of data...

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The 14 Deals And Trends That Defined Real Estate In 2018
News 5 months ago
The 14 Deals And Trends That Defined Real Estate In 2018

Access More than 5 stories per month Aside from Amazon HQ2 (which all began last year anyway) and opportunity zones, 2018 felt a bit like a redux...

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More Supertall Buildings Came Online In 2018 Than Ever Before
News 5 months ago
More Supertall Buildings Came Online In 2018 Than Ever Before

More supertall buildings were completed worldwide in 2018 than in any other year, according to a new report by the Council on Tall Buildings and...

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Commercial Real Estate Prices Kept Rising In 2018 Despite Headwinds
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Commercial Real Estate Prices Kept Rising In 2018 Despite Headwinds

Commercial real estate values continued to increase across all property types despite anxiety seeping into the environment regarding rising...

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How State And Local Officials Can Make Their Opportunity Zones More Attractive To Developers
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How State And Local Officials Can Make Their Opportunity Zones More Attractive To Developers

It goes without saying that not all opportunity zones are created equal or present the same investment opportunities. As the Qualified Opportunity...

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Emails Appear To Show Trammell Crow, Mortenson In Collusion On Denver Convention Center Project
News 5 months ago
Emails Appear To Show Trammell Crow, Mortenson In Collusion On Denver Convention Center Project

The bidding process for the $233M expansion of the Colorado Convention Center came to a sudden halt recently amid charges of collusion between...

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WeWork Continues Ruffling Feathers, Starts Investment Arm
News 5 months ago
WeWork Continues Ruffling Feathers, Starts Investment Arm

WeWork's relentless pursuit of world domination in the office real estate industry has bothered some big names, but it doesn't look to be slowing...

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Multistory Warehouses Come With Towering Costs, Logistical Hurdles
News 5 months ago
Multistory Warehouses Come With Towering Costs, Logistical Hurdles

Overcoming last-mile delivery challenges in some of the most densely populated parts of the U. S. has pushed industrial developers to pursue...

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Rising Interest Rates Putting The Squeeze On Commercial Real Estate
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Rising Interest Rates Putting The Squeeze On Commercial Real Estate

As interest rates rise, so has the cost of doing business in commercial real estate. At the same time, average yields on commercial properties have...

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Airbnb Buys French Property Management Company Luckey Homes
News 5 months ago
Airbnb Buys French Property Management Company Luckey Homes

Airbnb continues to make moves signaling a desire for greater control over the properties listed on its platform. The home-sharing industry leader...

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Jack In The Box Mulls Sale
News 5 months ago
Jack In The Box Mulls Sale

Fast food operator Jack in the Box, which has about 2,200 restaurants in 21 states that sell tacos, burgers and other fast food, is talking to...

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LVMH Buys Belmond Luxury Hotel Group For $3.2B
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LVMH Buys Belmond Luxury Hotel Group For $3.2B

Luxury goods giant LVMH has inked a deal to buy luxury hotel group Belmond for $3.2B. Belmond, formerly known as Orient Express Hotels, owns or...

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