Welcome to Waltonville, Where the Worlds Richest Family Reigns
July 10, 2018

The largest family fortune on earth is run out of two floors of unmarked suites in Bentonville, Arkansas.

The building is a discreet nerve center for the Walton family’s $152 billion hoard. There are plenty more overt signs of their Continue reading

Prologis to Acquire DCT Industrial Trust for $8.4 Billion
May 29, 2018

  • DCT CEO Hawkins to serve on board of combined companies
  • Both landlords serve Amazon, other e-commerce tenants

Prologis Inc. agreed to acquire DCT Industrial Trust Inc. for $8.4 billion in stock and assumed debt, making the world’s largest warehouse owner Continue reading

$1 Trillion Fund Committed to U.K. No Matter What Brexit Outcome
March 28, 2018

The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund will continue to invest in the U.K. no matter what the outcome of Brexit talks.

“We remain a long-term and committed investor in the U.K. in all asset classes,” Norges Bank Investment Management’s Chief Continue reading

Kushners’ Cadre Startup Benefited From Misleading Rent Filings
March 24, 2018

  • Buildings were first and only completed sale by Cadre
  • Client money from Goldman Sachs, new funding round, followed

Cadre, the real estate investing startup co-founded by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, was the primary beneficiary of a property-flipping investment Continue reading

Egyptian Billionaire Eyes Further Pakistan Real Estate Projects
March 13, 2018

Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris’s Ora Developers will next month start building a luxurious $2 billion housing estate on the outskirts of Islamabad and is eyeing further projects as it taps demand from overseas Pakistanis.

The ‘Eighteen Islamabad’ development will feature Continue reading

Yellen Says Prices `High’ for Stocks, Commercial Real Estate
February 24, 2018

Outgoing Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said U.S. stocks and commercial real estate prices are elevated but stopped short of saying those markets are in a bubble.

“Well, I don’t want to say too high. But I do want to Continue reading

A Driverless Future Threatens the Laws of Real Estate
February 13, 2018

The link between property and transport has been perhaps the most durable in human history.

Since the ancients, few things have delivered higher land values with more certainty than advances in transport, from roads to canals, railways to highways.

It’s Continue reading