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SEC Declares Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III Effective

Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III announced today that its initial public offering has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission as of February...

HNWs Plan to Include Non-Traded REITs and BDCs in their Future Portfolios

The direct investment industry, fresh off a record capital raising year, rides high into 2014 with no signs of slowing down. High net-worth investors...

Executive Hires Signal Growth for United Realty

A leading sponsor of real estate alternative investment programs readies itself for expansion with two high profile executive hires. United Realty, sponsor of United...

Schorsch Aims to Create More Liquidity – NYRR Intends to File

After a short break from the limelight, American Realty Capital New York Recovery REIT, Inc., a non-traded REIT, (NYRR or the REIT) is back...

Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II Acquires 6th Assisted Living Facility

Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II, Inc has recently purchased Carillon Assisted Living in Durham, North Carolina. According to the Triangle Business Journal, the non-traded REIT...

Research firm offers Non-Listed REIT Data for FREE

MTS Research Advisors (MTS), a provider of data and analytics for non-traded REITs and BDCs, announced the release of their free data reports. Financial...

A Franklin Square BDC Expects to Close

FS Investment Corporation II, a non-traded business development company (BDC), announced its anticipated closing by the end of the first quarter of 2014. Current...

Liquidity a Curse? Buffett Thinks So

Non-Traded REITs, BDCs, and direct participation programs do not have a readily available exchange for investors to buy and sell shares on a daily...

Fined $775,000! FINRA Slaps Berthel Fisher

FINRA in a statement today, announced that it has fined Berthel Fisher (Berthel) and an affiliate, Securities Management & Research, $775,000 for failure to...

KBS Legacy Partners Apartment REIT Acquires North Carolinian Property

KBS Legacy Partners Apartment REIT (KBS Legacy) announced yesterday the acquisition of a 240-unit apartment community located in Concord, North Carolina. The public non-traded...

REISA and Blue Vault Team Up – Two Thirds of the Full Cycle REITs...

The Real Estate and Investment Securities Association (REISA), a national trade association serving the alternative investment industry, and Blue Vault Partners have teamed up...

Dust off your resumes! Job openings abound!

The Direct Investment industry prepares for 2014 and looks to fill over 20 different positions. There are external and internal wholesaling opportunities, a key...

Oil and Gas Sponsor Adds a Pair of New Sales Executives

Waveland Capital Partners, sponsor of oil and gas programs offered through independent broker dealers, has added Jamie Harmon, CFP and Chris Hines to their...

Non-Traded BDC Prepares to List on NYSE

FS Investment Corporation (FSIC), Franklin Square Capital Partner’s first non-traded business development company (BDC), has applied to list its common stock on the New...

Oil and Gas Industry Boosting Apartment Rents

Real Estate investors take note, the highest apartment rents are not in New York, Chicago, or any major city for that matter. According to...

NorthStar Healthcare Income Invests in Senior Housing

NorthStar Healthcare Income, Inc. (NorthStar Healthcare), a public, non-traded corporation, announced that it has completed more than $100 million of investments. This includes three...

SEC has its First Investor Advocate

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced that it has appointed Rick A. Fleming as its first head of the Office of the Investor...

A Hartman Non-Traded REIT Acquires in Houston

Hartman Short Term Income Properties XX, Inc. (Hartman XX), a non-traded REIT, announced yesterday the completion of its acquisition of the Gulf Plaza building...

Multiple Violations Earn These REITs a $1.5 Million Settlement with SEC

A series of Apple REITs, sold exclusively by the broker dealer David B. Lerner & Associates, neglected to disclose material information in filings from...

Behringer’s Closed-End Fund to Pay First Distribution

Priority Senior Secured Income Fund (Priority), a registered, closed-end fund co-sponsored by Behringer and Prospect Capital Management, announced today that it has declared its...