Expert Says Zero Cash Flow Triple Nets is the Next Big Play

Featured on Bisnow.com | By Benjamin Mazzara Published September 4, 2015 View Article Here Investors have been very interested in the safe returns of the net lease sector, but zero cash flow triple nets—a special loan that falls under the 467 IRS code where the rent from the tenant equals the loan payment, creating a zero net income and … [Read more...]

Petco Files for IPO

Market Watch | by Jeremy C. Owens Published August 17, 2015 Petco Holdings Inc. filed Monday for an initial public offering, which would be the third in the past three decades for the pet-focused retailer. The San Diego-based chain last left the public markets in a $1.8 billion leveraged buyout in 2006 by Leonard Green & Partners and … [Read more...]

CVS and Walgreens Completely Dominating the U.S. Drugstore Industry

Posted on Business Insider | July 29, 2015 Written by Corey Stern View Article Here   The days of filling your prescription at your local mom-and-pop pharmacy are almost gone.   Today, two chains — CVS and Walgreens — together control at least half the drugstore market share in almost every major US city.   In a … [Read more...]

Burger King’s 2Q Sales Best in Nearly a Decade

Posted on Restaurant News | July 27, 2015 Written by Jonathan Maze View Article Here Same-store sales increased 6.7 percent at Burger King in the second quarter in the chain’s best quarterly performance in nearly a decade, parent company Restaurant Brands International said on Monday. Those results include 7.9 percent same-store sales … [Read more...]

El Pollo Loco Continues Texas Expansion into Dallas Market

Posted on RestaurantNews.com | May 21, 2015 View Original Article Here   Company and New Franchisee Plan to Open 20-30 Restaurants by 2019 Costa Mesa, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken chain, today announced significant expansion plans to enter the Dallas … [Read more...]

Retail Development Gains Momentum

Beth Mattson-Teig | NREI.com | May 26, 2015 View Original Article Here   Following its tepid pace over the past few years, retail development is on the verge of taking a giant leap forward as the pipeline of proposed projects continues to expand.   New construction dropped off a cliff during the worst of the recession. … [Read more...]

Can Rite Aid’s Stock Go Higher?

Posted April 24th, 2015 |  Trefis Team View Original Article Just about three months into 2015, the healthcare industry has already seen a lot of action this year. Be it mergers between leading healthcare enterprises, such as Walgreens’ acquisition of Alliance Boots(NASDAQ:WBA) and UnitedHealth’s acquisition of Catamaran (NYSE:UNH), or a … [Read more...]

Net Lease Retail Finding New Baby Boomers

By Mark Hershmeyer | CoStar Group Since bottoming five years ago this quarter, the average per square foot price being paid for single-tenant net leased retail properties has now surpassed their pre-recession highs of 2007. The average price increased to about $263 per square foot in the past quarter, up from its low of about $175, according … [Read more...]

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...]