As foreclosure well runs dry, investors look to new builds

After the financial crisis, investors began buying up foreclosure properties and renting them out. But after the foreclosure well ran dry, investors began looking into a whole new sector – new builds. HousingWire Magazine’s cover story in April outlined the growing build-to-rent sector, and the new opportunities it offers investors. Rob’s preferred picks Now, many

Health Care REITs Sabra and Care Capital to Merge in $7.4 Billion Deal

Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBRA) and Care Capital Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CCP) said May 7 that they will combine in an all-stock merger to create a company with a pro forma total market capitalization of $7.4 billion. The new company will operate under the Sabra name. Sabra’s current management team, led by Chairman

Concord Hospitality Brings Hyatt Place to Jacksonville

The property will be located at The Strand at St. Johns Town Center, a 45-acre, mixed-use development comprising residential, retail, restaurant and hotel space. Hyatt Place Jacksonville Concord Hospitality began construction on Hyatt Place Jacksonville, a 160-key hotel scheduled to open in late 2018. The five-story property will feature the Gallery, which will offer 3,000

Retail Sector Reaches for a Silver Lining

Brick-and-mortar retail is getting hammered by a barrage of negative news related to bankruptcies, store closings, slipping sales and retailer restructuring. Yet not everything in the retail sector is shrouded in gloom and doom. Cushman & Wakefield’s Garrick Brown recently highlighted the challenges and opportunities ahead for the retail sector in his latest webinar, Retail