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October 24, 2012
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  • CMBS on the rise
    The CMBS market is showing signs of greater growth, Richard Gatto writes. Issuance is expected to reach $45 billion this year, $58 billion in 2013 and $75 billion in 2014. It is a welcome development for loans that originated in 2007 and are now rolling over. Commercial Property Executive (10/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Kimco sells InTown Suites for $735 million
    Kimco Realty is selling InTown Suites, a portfolio of 138 extended stay properties, for $735 million to a Starwood Distressed Opportunity Fund IX subsidiary. The sale is part of the REIT's push to dispose of noncore assets. (10/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Student housing REITs eye cottages as new product
    Student housing REITs are eyeing a new type of product to add to their portfolios: Cottage-style group houses near universities. These houses cater to students who are tired of dorm living and don't want an apartment. However, some analysts worry students are choosing to live at home to keep debt to a minimum. The Wall Street Journal (10/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Moghadam: Domestic demand is still strong
    One of the key factors of growth for Prologis is domestic demand, chairman and co-CEO Hamid Moghadam says. "Trade volumes are still positive around the world but they are not at the high levels we saw earlier this year." CNBC (10/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Long-sought global accounting standards in danger as boards split
    A split between the International Accounting Standards Board and the U.S. Financial Accounting Standards Board threatens to derail the drive for common standards a decade in the making. The two sides divide over a number of issues, with one of the key sticking points being how to force banks into earlier acknowledgment of losses on bad loans. Reuters (10/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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