Commercial Real Estate

ICSC SmartBrief

News about the international shopping center industry

ICSC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Council of Shopping Centers

Dollar Tree to acquire Family Dollar Stores for $9B


  • SCT Newswire
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

A merger between Dollar Tree and Family Dollar has been supported by both retailers' boards in a deal valued at up to $9 billion. Both discount stores, but Family Dollar in particular, have struggled … Read More

Real Estate Investment SmartBrief

News about REITs and real estate investment

Real Estate Investment SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

Renovated Houston office building brings profit for KBS


  • Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

KBS Real Estate Investment Trust II has sold a building in the Houston area that it bought in 2011 and expanded and renovated. The 455,476-square-foot building, called Two WestLake Park and located i… Read More