MGM Resorts International has a deal in place to sell the Bellagio to a real estate investment trust for $4.25 billion.
In a joint news release, MGM and real estate firm Blackstone today announced the deal, which will not alter MGM’s operation of the Strip casino and resort.
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Don't look to New York City or Los Angeles for the best examples of multifamily opportunity zone investment.
Instead, opportunity zones in "unassuming" markets like Nevada, Oklahoma City and Kentucky have attracted a flurry of multifamily investment activity, according to real estate data site Reonomy's State of the Multifamily Market in Opportunity Zones report.
Read more at: https://www.bisnow.com/national/news/opportunity-zones/unassuming-tertiary-markets-lead-multifamily-opportunity-zone-charge-101176
Selling a business is complicated. You’ve put years of hard work into building up a company that is a significant part of your life. Maybe you also sunk a lot of cash into the business to help get it started and then again through all the rocky moments along the way.
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There continues to be very strong investor appetite for medical office buildings (MOBs), according to several industry sources.
Roughly $4.7 billion worth of medical office buildings traded in the first half of 2019, according to Mike Hargrave, principal at Revista, a medical research real estate firm.
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It is all very well to talk about a recession in the abstract, but what steps can a commercial real estate company take to prepare for the impact of a recession, which can include less demand for space or downward pressure on CRE valuations? We asked real estate pros around the U.S. what a company like theirs can do to prepare for a possible recession.
Read Full Article: It is all very well to talk about a recession in the abstract, but what steps can a commercial real estate company take to prepare for the impact of a recession, which can include less demand for space or downward pressure on CRE valuations? We asked real estate pros around the U.S. what a company like theirs can do to prepare for a possible recession.
Read more at: https://www.bisnow.com/national/news/economy/best-practices-preparing-for-a-recession-101182
Las Vegas has already posted strong apartment rent growth this economic cycle and gains continue to be robust, at around 5.8% year-over-year. The rapidly growing population is boosting demand for apartments, which in turn is driving rents higher.
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Blackstone to acquire Colony Capital e-commerce logistics assets for $5.9B
Blackstone Real Estate made its latest logistics play this week, announcing it is in "definitive talks" with Colony Capital for a $5.9 billion deal to acquire 60 million square feet of last-mile logistics assets in 26 U.S. markets concentrated in California, Florida, Georgia, northern New Jersey and Texas.
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If you’re an entrepreneur, you know it’s not easy to take out a small business loan, especially when you’re first starting up. Many small business owners start with personal loans to get the capital they need to purchase inventory, invest in equipment, and maybe secure a location for their businesses.
But once your business is established, you don’t want to your personal finances tied up with your business’s. Plus, you’re missing out on building business credit. That’s why looking into refinancing your personal loan with a business loan can be a smart idea.
Is it possible?
The short answer? Yes! Small business owners can and do refinance those startup personal loans with small business loans.
The long answer? Yes! But it depends on the circumstances. Let’s take a close look into the two main factors: your lender and your presentation.
Read full article here: https://www.allbusiness.com/can-you-refinance-a-personal-loan-with-a-business-loan-102298-1.html
Warehouse and distribution centre (DC) design is a fascinating and absorbing topic, but alas, is often misunderstood. Regrettably, few people fully understand the discipline of warehouse design and because of this, literally thousands of facilities are underperforming.
To assist designers, I will outline seven key principles applicable to a warehouse or DC design, compiled from a review of literature, discussions with industry specialists and materials handling companies, plus my own design experience gained over many years and projects.
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