July 6, 2015

Sears Holding Corp. has met financial expectations for its new real estate investment trust (REIT) called Seritage Growth Properties.

June 9, 2015

Sears Holding Group Inc. has filed a $1.57 billion subscription rights offering with the SEC for its real estate investment trust (REIT) known as Seritage Growth Properties.

June 8, 2015

A reduction in selling, general and administrative expenses helped Sears Holdings Corp. reduce its first quarter net loss even as its sales continued to slide.

May 22, 2015

Real estate investment trusts (REITs), which represent a sizable share of retail real estate activity, are worried about possible increases in interest rates.

March 19, 2015

Sears Holding Corp. expects to form a real estate investment trust (REIT) within a few months and sees nothing wrong with paying vendors early.

February 25, 2015

Canadian retail giant Hudson’s Bay Co. (HBC) has entered into two blockbuster deals, forming joint ventures with Simon Property Group and Canada’s RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust to target real estate growth opportunities in the United States and Canada. Both ventures are structured to facilitate an IPO at a later date.

October 8, 2014

Slate Retail REIT announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to purchase two grocery-anchored shopping centers.

October 6, 2014

Phillips Edison–ARC Shopping Center REIT Inc. acquired 11 grocery-anchored shopping centers during third quarter 2014.

October 3, 2014

Slate Retail REIT announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to purchase Stonefield Square, a 90,991-sq.-ft. grocery-anchored shopping center located in Louisville, Kentucky, for $12.6 million ($138 per square foot).

May 1, 2014

Vestar has appointed Clint Marchuk VP of acquisitions.

April 4, 2014

Plaza Retail REIT plans six new Canadian retail projects: four new re-developments and two new ground-up development projects.

February 7, 2014

Ingenuity Development has entered into a strategic alliance with a New York Stock Exchange-traded Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) to combine forces on joint venture opportunities for retail and mixed-use projects in the Mid-Atlantic and the Southeast.

January 20, 2014

Commercial Property Realty Trust, a REIT that manages and develops property holdings of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation has named Gerard “Stick” Thibodeaux VP and COO.

December 13, 2013

Simon Property Group has announced a plan to spin off all of its strip center business along with its smaller enclosed malls into an independent publicly traded REIT called SpinCo.

December 12, 2013

The recession took a major toll on the retail real estate sector but, despite waffling consumer confidence, the sector continues to improve. Retail now accounts for 19% of total U.S. investment volume year-to-date 2013.

November 22, 2013

Since 2009, retail sales at North America’s 205 outlet centers have increased from $19.9 billion to $27.6 billion, an increase of $7.7 billion, according to an International Council of Shopping Centers report.

October 4, 2013

While online retail sales continue to rise, regional malls continue to generate profits, according to an SNL Financial LC analysis.

September 30, 2013

Representing a real estate investment trust, The Mansour Group has sold a portfolio of five Applebee’s for $13.3 million.

December 7, 2012

Canada’s Loblaw Cos. Ltd. plans to spin off the vast majority of its property assets into a real estate investment trust.

May 24, 2012

Simon Property Group, along with Calloway REIT and SmartCentres, have announced plans to develop their second Premium Outlet Center in Canada.

May 23, 2012

Retail companies are more able and willing to reinvest in their businesses, as evidenced by sharp increases in 2012 capital expenditure budgets, according to a new white paper released by Colliers International.

March 23, 2012

The trustees of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (“PREIT”) announced that Joseph F. Coradino will become CEO of the company as of the company’s annual meeting on June 7, succeeding Ronald Rubin, who will serve as executive chairman.

November 30, 2011

Steadfast Cos. said that Richard Gann has been hired as chief marketing officer for Steadfast Capital Markets Group, the company’s securities and financial services division.

June 16, 2011

Steadfast Cos. said Wednesday that financial services industry veterans Greg Brakovich and Jamie Shepherdson have joined forces with the company to provide advisory services and to facilitate the strategic expansion of the sales and the distribution effort for the company’s privately placed and publicly registered investment products.