Net Lease Chasing Yield

Posted on | April 9, 2019 View Original Article Here     "Nothing is on our 'No' List," said one panelist at's RealShare Net Lease conference.   NEW YORK CITY—E-commerce is not going away. So, Jimmy Goodman, a partner at the Boulder Group, moderating the “State of the Industry” panel at … [Read more...]

Retail Sale-Leaseback Deals Are on the Rise

Posted on | March 20, 2019 View Article Here       These transactions are particularly popular for retailers looking to unlock capital tied up in real estate as an alternative to financing   Retail sale-leaseback deals are on the rise. Retailers are using the transaction structure to unlock … [Read more...]

What real estate investors need to know about tax law changes

Posted on | February 19, 2019 View Original Article Here       The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) made several favorable changes to the federal income tax depreciation rules for real estate. Here’s what real estate investors need to know about the TCJA changes, including the potential … [Read more...]

Treasury Rates Rise But Cap Rates Hold Steady

Posted on |  October 3, 2018 Written by Brian J. Rogal   View Article Here   The reaction to a recent increase in the 10-year Treasury rate may take a few months to set in.   CHICAGO—The recent increase in the 10-year treasury rate was expected by many to push up cap rates in the nation’s single … [Read more...]

Brick and Mortar Retail Isn’t Dead | Retailers Filling Toys ‘R’ Us Vacancies

Posted on | July 8, 2018 Written by Andria Chang View Original Article Here     Toys “R” Us, which closed the last batch of its U.S. stores just over a week ago, has left behind not only nostalgia but also hundreds of empty stores across the country. Still, if you thought this paints a gloomy picture of … [Read more...]

Chinese Cross-Border Investment Pull-Back Filled by Canadians

Reported by ConnectMedia CRE | August 31, 2017 View Original Article Here     The volume of Chinese real estate investment in the U.S. ebbed during the first half of 2017, though Canadian investors reclaimed the lead as the largest source of cross-border investment capital. RCA’s latest report of capital flows showed … [Read more...]

The demise of brick-and-mortar retail has been greatly exaggerated

Posted on | July 11, 2017 Written by Ifti Ifhar, CEO, ComQi View Original Article   There's been no end of stories lately about retail store closures, layoffs and bankruptcies, but the real story isn't about physical retail dying. It's about evolution — and that outlook is very … [Read more...]

Walgreens, Rite Aid Call Off Merger, Forge Acquisition Deal

Published on | June 29, 2017 Written by Paul Bubny View Original Article Here     Nearly 2,200 Rite Aid locations will make the transition to the Walgreens brand, with the stores coming into the Walgreens Boots Alliance fold on a phased basis.   DEERFIELD, IL—Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Rite Aid … [Read more...]

The Starbucks Principle for Real Estate and Why You Should Use It

Posted on | Written by Matt Metcalf View Original Article Here     A few weeks ago, I met with clients to discuss their real estate needs and desires. “We really want a home in an area that will have long-term appeal,” the couple said. “That’s important to us.” I nodded. “Let’s go get a Starbucks,” … [Read more...]

Walgreens Likely To Go on Real Estate Diet if Deal for Rite Aid Wins Approval

Published on | October 28, 2015 Written by Mark Heschmeyer View Original Article Here   Rite Aid Accepts $17.2 Billion Buyout Offer from Walgreens Boots Alliance, Execs See $1 Billion in Cost Savings   The newly announced merger agreement between Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Rite Aid Corp. has the potential … [Read more...]