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Chambers Street Properties Sells Shopping Center in UK for $63M

Chambers Street Properties Sells Shopping Center in UK for $63M

July 24, 2014 - In order to focus its efforts on the industrial and office sector, Chambers Street Properties decided to sell its last retail property, Maskew Retail Park on the outskirts of Peterborough,…

Zurich Alternative Buys 174-Unit M-F Complex in Silicon Valley for $87M

Zurich Alternative Buys 174-Unit M-F Complex in Silicon Valley for $87M

July 24, 2014 - Zurich Alternative Asset Management has grabbed a premier apartment community in San Jose with a premier price tag. …

INTERNATIONAL: Kempinski Hotels Buys Famed ‘Hotel Rwanda’

INTERNATIONAL: Kempinski Hotels Buys Famed ‘Hotel Rwanda’

July 24, 2014 - Kempinski Hotels has bought the iconic Hôtel Des Milles Collines in the capital city of Kigali, Rwanda that was made famous by the film “Hotel Rwanda” in the early 2000’s.…

Blackstone to Acquire Majority Stake in Service King Collision Repair Centers from Carlyle

Blackstone to Acquire Majority Stake in Service King Collision Repair Centers from Carlyle

July 24, 2014 - Two years after its acquisition of Service King Collision Repair Centers helped drive growth of the firm into one of the nation’s largest independent chains of automobile body repair centers,…

Ramco-Gershenson Grabs 2 Midwestern Malls for $150M

Ramco-Gershenson Grabs 2 Midwestern Malls for $150M

July 24, 2014 - Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust has acquired two community shopping centers, one in the Twin Cities area and the other in metro Cincinnati, for $150 million.…

Economy Watch: Mortgages in Foreclosure Drop Steeply Since ’13; Architects Busier; IMF Lowers U.S. Growth Forecast

July 24, 2014 - The number of delinquent U.S. residential loans is down 15 percent year over year. The Architecture Billings Index is signaling improving conditions for the design and construction industry. The International…

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We think there is great opportunity in the secondary markets, and the public companies don’t see that.

–Jeff Edison, Phillips Edison

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CPE AWARDS
Seeking 2014 Executive of the Year Nominations

Seeking 2014 Executive of the Year Nominations

July 18, 2014 - CPE is seeking nominations for the 2014 Executive of the Year awards, and we want to hear from you! With…

CPE Announces the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award Winners

CPE Announces the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award Winners

June 26, 2014 - Which properties and companies won this year's awards? Read on and find out!…

Slideshow: 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award Winners

June 23, 2014 - The 2014 winners of CPE‘s Distinguished Achievement Awards included 13 different properties, including leases, sales, developments and redevelopments, financing transactions and…

CPE’s 2014 Distinguished Achievement Awards: The Judges Speak

June 23, 2014 - This year, the judges of CPE's Distinguished Achievement Awards selected 13 winners in six categories, including our new corporate strategy…

CPE Collects Multiple Honors in 64th NAREE Awards

CPE Collects Multiple Honors in 64th NAREE Awards

June 21, 2014 - Commercial Property Executive netted multiple awards at this year’s National Association of Real Estate Editors 64th annual real estate journalism…

Deadline Today: 2014 Distinguished Achievement Awards

Deadline Today: 2014 Distinguished Achievement Awards

April 4, 2014 - CPE is now accepting submissions for the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Awards. The awards program, now in its fourth year, recognizes…

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RESEARCH CENTER
MARKET SNAPSHOT: Cleveland M-F Construction Reaches 5-Year High

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Cleveland M-F Construction Reaches 5-Year High

July 16, 2014 - More people are moving to the Cleveland metro area, attracted by the steady economic growth and the new development in…

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Phoenix’s Rental Demand on the Rise

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Phoenix’s Rental Demand on the Rise

July 15, 2014 - With an employment growth rate that will outpace the national one, Phoenix is on the path of having its fifth…

Building Momentum

Building Momentum

July 9, 2014 - By Adrian Ponsen & Maeve Gallagher Almost five years into the current economic expansion, construction is ramping up but in…

Tight and Tighter

Tight and Tighter

July 9, 2014 - (national cap rate performance based on properties and portfolios of $2.5 million and greater)…

Second-Quarter Slump?

Second-Quarter Slump?

July 9, 2014 - (value of manufacturers’ new orders; not seasonally adjusted; $ in millions)…

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Guest Columns
Guest Column: Harnessing Young Talent in Today’s Real Estate World

Guest Column: Harnessing Young Talent in Today’s Real Estate World

July 9, 2014 - Jennifer McLean, CFO of GFI Capital, offers advice on how to promote growth among driven…

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Executive Profiles
MAY ISSUE: New Frontier

MAY ISSUE: New Frontier

May 8, 2014 - Joe Moinian pioneers Manhattan’s far West Side. …

APRIL ISSUE: Institutional Clout

APRIL ISSUE: Institutional Clout

March 31, 2014 - TIAA-CREF’s Thomas Garbutt finds new frontiers.…

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Visionary Q&AS
Jack Cohen Q&A

Jack Cohen Q&A

February 25, 2014 - Jack Cohen evaluates the financial market.…

Ed McMahon: Remaking the Suburbs

January 3, 2014 - Urban Land Institute fellow Ed McMahon sits down with CPE during the Fall Meeting to…

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