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Rumors Abound! ARCP and NorthStar Deny Dealings

There were whispers yesterday of a potential merger between American Realty Capital Properties (ARCP) and NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NorthStar), which culminated in statements...

Non-Traded REIT Acquires Fifth Property This Year

Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT (GCEAR), through its sponsor Griffin Capital Corporation, announced today that it has acquired a 249,409 square foot property in...

The Energy Scoop – BP Scraps its plans to develop in the Utica

An Industry leader offers to disclose 100% of the chemicals used in their fracking fluid, while a Virginia-based energy consultant increased their original estimates...

W.P. Carey Adds to its Board of Directors

Global net-lease REIT and sponsor to non-traded REITs, W.P. Carey Inc., announced today that Mary M. “Meg” VanDeWegh has been elected to its board...

Non-Listed REIT Investments Climb to $24 Billion, Cap Rates Fall to 7.3% in 2013

Non-listed REITs continue to expand their commercial real estate market presence. Non-listed REITs had a strong year in 2013 with $24 billion in commercial...

Non-Traded REIT Declares its Intent to List on NASDAQ

Non-traded REIT, United Development Funding IV (UDF IV), announced today that it intends to list its common shares of beneficial interest on the NASDAQ....

Fun with Section 1031! Capital Square’s Louis J. Rogers Explains it All

Louis J. Rogers, founder and CEO of Capital Square Realty Advisors, LLC, is giving a series of online lectures to explain 1031 Exchanges and...

IBD Sends Docs to the Vault in the Cloud

Securities America announced today the introduction of its new Vault document storage system. The system is a paperless solution based on feedback from Securities...

Two Tender Offers Expire Tomorrow – Liquidity Events thus far in 2014

All the promise of last year’s REIT success is coming into bloom this spring. Between REITs listing, merging, and outstanding tender offers, the expected...

Bakken Oil and Gas Sponsors may have to Cut Oil Production

Just this week, the Oil & Gas Division of the Department of Mineral Resources, an agency of the North Dakota Industrial Commission, held a...

Raytheon Missile Defense has a new Landlord

W.P. Carey announced today that its non-traded REIT, CPA®:17 – Global, recently acquired three properties for a total purchase price of approximately $28 million....

Non-Listed REIT Acquisitions Top $8 billion in Q4 2013

According to MTS Research Advisors, non-listed REITs acquired over $8 billion worth of commercial real estate (CRE) properties during the fourth quarter of 2013....

Strategic Storage Trust Purchases Canadian Land

Non-traded self-storage REIT, Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. (SSTI), announced last week that it has acquired 2.5 acres of land in Toronto, Canada. The site,...

Schorsch and NYRT Joined by Keith Singer in Opening Bell Ceremony

Keith Singer was invited by New York Recovery REIT (NYRT) to participate in the opening bell ceremony today at the New York Stock Exchange...

Coming Soon – White Paper Library

Coming soon you will find a collection of White Papers from industry experts. This collection will be separated based on relevance to non-traded REITs,...

Aubrey McClendon – His Connection to the Direct Investment Industry

The shale innovator first made headlines on The DI Wire in December when it was learned that Nicholas Schorsch sought to enter the oil...

Hybrid Model Helps this IBD Recruit Advisor Team

One of the nation’s largest independent broker dealers, Securities America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE: “LTS”), announced yesterday...

REIT Portfolio of Billboards?

Signs are beginning to point to yes for a potential billboard REIT. Those tiny pieces of real estate are receiving some extra attention from...

FS Investment Corporation Closes First Day on NYSE

After Michael C. Forman rang yesterday’s opening bell for its first day on the NYSE, FS Investment Corporation (FSIC) traded at a session high...

Name Change and Move to Self Management for this Non-Traded REIT

Behringer Harvard Multifamily REIT I, Inc. (the REIT), announced that it will be changing its name to Monogram Residential Trust, Inc. as part of...