El Pollo Loco 4Q same-store sales rise 7.6%

Posted on Nation's Restaurant News by Lisa Jennings | March 12, 2015 View Original Article El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc.’s systemwide same-store sales rose 7.6 percent for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, the company said Thursday. Steve Sather, president and CEO of Costa Mesa, Calif.-based El Pollo Loco, said it was the chain’s 14th … [Read more...]

A Net Lease Bubble? Not for Awhile Yet

April 3, 2014 By Paul Bubny | National Barclay G. Jones III, EVP of investments for iStar Financial: There's less of a move away from “sustainable underwriting” this time around, but “mezzanine down below 8% makes us nervous.” NEW YORK CITY—With cap rates for core assets dipping down to levels last seen in 2007, it’s … [Read more...]

PwC: Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2014

December 5, 2013 by Eric Hawthorn   To view the report, click here PwC: Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2014    Based on the results of the 2014 Emerging Trends in Real Estate survey, published by ULI and PwC, here’s a list of the Top 10 Worries for the Real Estate Industry in 2014. Just in case you’re looking for something … [Read more...]

Dollar Store Cap Rates Sinking

December 3, 2013 by Brian Rogal   CHICAGO—The economic recession may have hit middle-market retailers hard, but many outlets serving cost-cutting consumers thrived, and remain very attractive to investors.The Boulder Group, for example, a net leased investment brokerage firm located in suburban Chicago, has just released a report that … [Read more...]

Net Lease Supply Limited, Demand High

November 22, 2013 by The GlobeSt.com   Due to limited supply and very high demand, net lease brokers plan to remaining bullish through 2014, according to speakers on the finance and investment panel at the Net Lease West 2013 conference this week. Moderated by Sean O’Shea, managing director at BRC Advisors, the panel welcomed industry … [Read more...]

Risk Tolerance Key for Net Lease

November 21, 2013 by The GlobeSt.com   Risk tolerance is the key factor for finding what are considered “good” deals in the net lease industry, according to speakers on the Town Hall: State of the Industry panel at the Net Lease West 2013 conference. Panelists agreed that there is no such thing as ”one good deal.”   Rick … [Read more...]

Exclusive: Rinkov Named President of Lee & Associates

November 20, 2013 by The GlobeSt.com   LOS ANGELES-Lee & Associates president and chairman of the board Ed Indvik has resigned, and in his place, the brokerage firm has named Jeff Rinkov as his interim successor, GlobeSt.com reports in this exclusive story. The transition in leadership is a positive change supported by Indvik and the … [Read more...]

Rising Interest Rates, Funding and FASB Changes Affect on Single Tenant Market with Agree Realty

November 19, 20013 by The Commercial Real Estate Show   "Rising Interest Rates, Funding and FASB Changes Affect on Single Tenant Market with Agree Realty"     Commercial Real Estate Show host Michael Bull interviews Geoff Linden, Agree Realty, about how rising interest rates, available capital and FASB accounting … [Read more...]

Kroenke company scoops up Lone Tree Sam’s Club building

November 18, 2013 by The Denver Business Journal   Stan Kroenke’s interest in Front Range retail properties this year isn't slowing down, as evidenced by his company’s recent $17.6 million purchase of a Lone Tree Sam’s Club building.   A limited liability company, TKG Lone Tree Colorado LLC, formed by The Kroenke Group of … [Read more...]

Investors Returning to Secondary Markets

November 11, 2013 by Brian Rogal- Chicago, GlobeSt.com   CHICAGO—The Urban Land Institute and PwC released the 35th edition of Emerging Trends in Real Estate, a joint publication based on interviews and surveys they did with over 1,000 professionals, during last week's ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago. As reported in GlobeSt.com last week, … [Read more...]