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American Realty Capital Properties to Become Self-Managed

American Realty Capital Properties (ARCP) announced yesterday that it will complete its self-management initiative on January 8, 2014. This will be three business days...

FINRA Awards investors $900k for claims related to non-traded REIT investments

In a recent FINRA arbitration case, several investors claimed breach of fiduciary duty, common law fraud, breach of contract, violation of the Florida Securities...

The IPA responds to Wall Street Journal Article “A Murky Real Estate Market Comes...

If you read the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), you may have caught “A Murky Real-Estate Market Comes into Focus” by Robbie Whelan. Mr. Whelan’s...

Another Acquisition for ARC’s New York Recovery REIT

American Realty Capital New York Recovery REIT (NYRR) announced yesterday its acquisition of an institutional-quality office building located at 1440 Broadway in Times Square...

Resource Real Estate Opportunity REIT, Inc. closes

Resource Real Estate Opportunity REIT, Inc. (the REIT), a public, non-traded REIT, is now closed after raising $635 million, 30% of which came after...

How to Help Clients Put Real Estate Inside an IRA

After two major stock-market gyrations in one decade—the first in 2000, the second in 2008—many clients have expressed a desire to invest in “real”...

Liquidity, Capital, Mergers, and Acquisitions – a Blockbuster Year for ARC!

2013 has been a stellar year for American Realty Capital (ARC) and its affiliates. The company has made a number of noteworthy acquisitions through...

KBS REIT III Acquires in Chicago

KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III (KBS REIT III), a public non-traded REIT, announced the closing of its largest transaction yet. 500 West Madison...

Matching or Auction – Secondary Market Companies

There are two matters to consider when discussing the Secondary Markets as a liquidity option. First, you want to be sure the business your...

Schorsch wants more of the pie – Goes after energy investments

After a monumental year for the American Realty Capital (ARC) companies, Nicholas Schorsch & Co. keep on innovating and moving forward. ARC, already sponsor...

Liquidity for Illiquid Direct Investments – FINRA Registered Secondary Market Firms

A common rebuttal to the idea of investing in a non-traded REIT, BDC or other limited partnership is the lack of liquidity. Being able...

Phillips Edison – ARC Shops Nationally

Phillips Edison-ARC Shopping Center REIT (Phillips Edison-ARC or the Company), a public, non-traded REIT, announced recently that it has acquired three new grocery-anchored shopping...

Pat someone on the back or give yourself a pat!

Nominate the DI Industry’s Most Influential of 2013 today! The Most Influential executives of the DI industry make things happen; they create and launch...

NorthStar is Shaking Things Up

NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NRF), sponsor to several public, non-traded REITs, recently announced its Board of Directors has approved spin-off plans for its asset...

IDC What?

Winter has arrived and for anyone thinking of a vacation, it probably includes sun, sand, and palm trees. Just like winter, oil and gas...

Inland and IPA Make Headlines

The Investment Program Association (IPA) recently announced that Michael Sabshon, CEO of Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation (Inland) will join its executive board....

Publicly traded sponsor of non-traded REITs announces public offering

NorthStar Realty Finance Corp (NorthStar), sponsor to three public, non-traded REITs, has announced a public offering of 50 million shares of common stock (NYSE:...

Schorsch Shines His Light – ARC Healthcare Trust, Inc. Prepares for Liquidity

Nicholas Schorsch continues to seek liquidity events. This time American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust, Inc. (ARC Healthcare), a public, non-traded REIT, has announced its...

Lack of Diversification – Trending Concern amongst Broker Dealers at the IMN Conference

The IMN just wrapped up its 9th annual West Coast non-traded REIT conference in Dana Point, CA this past Friday, December 6th.The forum,...