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Lone Star Alum Launching Investment Shop

A former Lone Star Funds executive has formed his own investment firm with an eye toward capitalizing on the dislocation of property values.

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Big Student-Housing Portfolio Up for Grabs

A multi-family REIT is shopping its entire student-housing portfolio, consisting of eight properties in high-growth markets in five states.

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Silverstein Eyes LA Tower at Steep Discount

Silverstein Properties is in advanced talks to buy U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles at a valuation well below what the property was expected to fetch when it...

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Stressed Hotel Owners Eye Conversion Exits

As the hotel industry struggles through its worst-ever downturn, some owners are quietly examining whether it makes sense to shut their properties for good...

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Analyst Sees Steep Losses at Property Funds

Cumulative losses on commercial real estate are expected to reach double digits in the second quarter for fund managers, according to a Hodes Weill &...

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Bid-Ask Gap Stymies Multi-Family Trading

Continued uncertainty about the duration and long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic on multi-family properties is causing a disconnect between the...

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Barachs' Real Estate Shop Seeking Partners

Vista Investment is looking for equity partners to help purchase up to $1 billion of properties in the Western U.S.

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Preferred Equity Mulled for NY Office Deal

Savanna is quietly talking to potential equity partners about backing its pending $435 million purchase of a Midtown Manhattan office tower, which went...

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Deal for SF's Pyramid Tower Faces Hurdles

The coronavirus crisis is complicating one of the highest-profile deals of the year: Michael Shvo’s bid to pay $711 million for the iconic...

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Amid Crisis, Deal Struck on San Jose Offices

CBRE Global Investors has agreed to purchase a recently completed office complex in San Jose from a PCCP partnership, in a deal reached after the area went...

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Office Owners Focus on Keeping Values Up

As office-property owners grapple with short-term cashflow issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic, they are looking for strategies that will also...

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Broken Trades Seen Leading to Court Battles

As property deals unravel amid the current market turmoil, expect disputes over deposits to land in court.

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