News by Topic : Transactions

  • 9/19/2018

    Blockchain Could Shrink Differences in How Public, Private Real Estate Returns Are Measured

    Nareit’s Brad Case says blockchain could cut due diligence process from months to days.

  • 9/7/2018

    Pebblebrook, LaSalle to Merge in $5.2 Billion Transaction

    Agreement follows multiple offers by Pebblebrook to acquire LaSalle.

  • 7/31/2018

    Brookfield Agrees to Buy Forest City Realty in $11.4 Billion Deal

    Forest City says it has made “significant progress” in its transformation.

  • 7/18/2018

    Phillips Edison to Merge With Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II

    Merger will create $6.3 billion REIT focused on grocery-anchored shopping centers.

  • 7/12/2018

    REIT M&A Likely to Hit Record Level in 2018

    Nareit’s Calvin Schnure says activity underscores health of underlying fundamentals.

  • 6/25/2018

    EdR Agrees to Greystar Sale in $4.6 Billion Transaction

    Deal also includes sale of off-campus housing assets to Blackstone/Greystar joint venture.

  • 6/14/2018

    REIT Industry Likely to See More Consolidation, Real Estate Advisor Says

    Sturgis Partners’ Mary Hogan Preusse sees trend fueled by public valuations, ample private funds.

  • 5/29/2018

    REIT Valuation Levels Likely to Result in More Go-Private Transactions

    CoStar’s Hans Nordby sees “ocean of dry powder” pointed at real estate.

  • 5/21/2018

    LaSalle Hotel Properties Accepts $4.8 Billion Blackstone Offer

    Pebblebrook Hotel Trust has made repeated offers to acquire LaSalle.

  • 5/7/2018

    Gramercy Property Trust Agrees to $7.6 Billion Sale to Blackstone

    Transaction price represents 15 percent premium over previous close.

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