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Too Many Offices Empty After Olympic Expansion

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 6:28pm
Some of the Olympic-related infrastructure development in Rio de Janeiro will likely add to the glut of office space in the midst of Brazil’s grueling recession.

Coach Sells Headquarters for $707 Million in Lease-Back Deal

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 7:58pm
Coach Inc. sold its headquarters in New York’s Hudson Yards development for $707 million under a sale and lease-back agreement, the luxury retailer said Monday.

Excess Rooms Push Hotel Owners to Cut Rates in China

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 8:38pm
A glut of hotel rooms in Chinese cities is forcing owners to slash rates in a bid to attract customers.

Facebook's Answer to Silicon Valley Housing Crunch: Build Apartments

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 9:07pm
Concerns about Silicon Valley’s housing shortage are turning Facebook into an apartment developer.

EverBank in Talks to Be Acquired for $2.5 Billion

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 11:55am
EverBank said it is in advanced negotiations with a financial services firm to be acquired for roughly $2.5 billion, potentially leading to one of the biggest banking takeovers since the financial crisis.

Big Chinese Developers Push Into Hong Kong Market

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 4:31am
China’s property developers are aggressively bidding for prime public land in Hong Kong as competition heats up in a sector where Asia’s wealthiest tycoons built their fortunes.

Arkansas Bank Fills a Lending Void

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 9:10pm
Bank of the Ozarks has stepped into a void left by bigger banks that have pulled back from commercial lending in recent months amid softness in big markets such as New York and Houston.

Investors Go Bargain-Hunting for U.K. Property

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 8:21pm
Global investors are on the hunt for U.K. property bargains, expecting that Brexit-fueled economic turmoil could weaken real-estate values. The drop in the value of sterling has only increased the appeal.

Wells Fargo's Response to Brexit? Buying in London's Financial District

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 8:28pm
Wells Fargo agreed to spend about $400 million on a new property in London and consolidate its operations there, a move that comes just under a month after U.K. voters chose to leave the European Union.

Newmark Hires Fred Smith From Cushman & Wakefield

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 11:46pm
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, has lured Fred Smith, an office leasing broker who had worked at Cushman & Wakefield for 31 years, to be a vice chairman in its New York office.

Opponents Seek to Stop Government's Sale of Plum Island

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 9:48pm
The 840-acre island, just off the eastern tip of Long Island’s North Fork, is home to rare plant species, endangered birds and a few conspiracy theories.

After East New York Zoning Change, City Pushes Job Growth

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 9:40pm
An industrial tract in East New York is the linchpin of a plan by Mayor Bill de Blasio to bring more jobs and affordable housing to one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods.