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Published in partnership with: International Council of Shopping Centers

Kimco buys Blackstone's stake in retail portfolio

12/15/2014

  • Bloomberg

Kimco Realty is acquiring joint venture partner Blackstone Group's majority stake in 39 retail centers in the U.S. for $925 million, including debt. The portfolio totals 5.6 million square feet and in… Read More

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News about REITs and real estate investment

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

Valuation disparity is driving C corps to REITs, analyst says

12/16/2014

  • REIT.com

This year has been a tipping point for many C corporation management teams considering a REIT structure to capture the value of their real estate holdings and access lower cost of capital, said Matt W… Read More

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Bill would permit Labor Department fiduciary proposal

12/10/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

Congress' $1 trillion spending bill would not stop a Department of Labor proposal to expand the definition of fiduciary to include retirement-plan advisors. The legislation also would increase the Sec… Read More