Inland American Real Estate Trust has plans to spin off its lodging subsidiary into a publicly traded company.
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NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. purchased Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II for $4 billion.
What are the most attractive sectors for infrastructure investment today? Not surprisingly they are energy transmission and energy generation.
Dynegy is buying 10 power plants and a retail sales company owned by Duke Energy Corp. for $2.8 billion, and another nine power plants.
Regulated utilities in the United States are facing a myriad of challenges that require intensive capital investments, from updating and replacing aging infrastructure to adopting smart-grid technologies to investing to meet new environmental standards.
The Water Resources Reform and Development Act was signed into law by President Obama in June.
The largest U.S. public pension fund, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), has announced commitments totaling more than $1 billion to global infrastructure managers Morgan Stanley and UBS.
Though it slightly trails the S&P 500 Index over the past year, the Alerian MLP Index has thoroughly outpaced it over the past five years.
Oil production in Texas has surged through 2014, and at 2.9 million barrels a day, the state now produces more oil than the entire continent of Europe, according to the Energy Information Administration and JLL Research.
Second quarter sales at Atlantic Wind & Solar, a Toronto-based renewable energy producer, jumped 231 percent year-over-year, marking the 18th straight quarter of sales growth.
The global gas-to-liquid market is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 7.8 percent from 2013 through 2018, according to the latest report from Infiniti Research Ltd.
James River Coal Co. has accepted a $52 million bid from JR Acquisition, a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackhawk Mining, for the Hampden Mining Complex.
Standard & Poor's recently updated its pricing assumptions for key metals. According to the credit rating firm, the biggest change is a decrease of $10 per metric ton in the forecast price of iron ore.
Gold demand fell 16 percent in the second quarter of 2014 from the same period the year before, according to the World Gold Council.
The silver market entered the 21st century on Aug. 15, with the introduction of the London Bullion Market Association Silver Price, an electronic auction that is expected to bring new transparency to the industry.
Farmland returns in the second quarter of 2014, at 1.73 percent, were the lowest since 2011, according to the NCREIF Farmland Index, released by the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries.
Renewable energy sources, such as solar power, are big users of copper in the power cables and grounding wires.
Real data dispels popular myths about this often controversial asset class.
Whether you are reading this in print format or in a digital flipbook on our website, the premiere issue of Real Assets Adviser has arrived.
Ron Carson discusses his practice, an upcoming SEC audit, the importance of real assets and the future of the profession.
Gold bugs have been touting the precious metal’s bear-market advantages forever, but here is why investors might want to consider it as a long-term hold.
Real estate has become the most popular form of alternative investing. And real estate investment trusts, or REITs, have been getting their fair share of the capital pie lately.
Master limited partnership investing was once considered to be in the alternative investing realm, but now has become mainstream as there is increasing demand for assets offering stable income and growth potential.
Yes, it’s time for year-end planning already, and here are a few solid tips for taking control of the process to grow your business and client relationships.
New York REIT has closed on its acquisition of Twitter’s headquarters in Manhattan located at 245–249 W. 17th St. in the Chelsea neighborhood. The sales price was approximately $335 million or $1,191 per square foot.
Balanced demand and supply are driving the real estate investment trust market. Stock exchange-listed U.S. equity REIT prices were up 16.25 percent, with a dividend yield of 3.52 percent in the first half of 2014.
San Francisco has always been a place of investor interest — and the hot market keeps getting hotter.
Sales of individual commercial properties rose 18 percent in the first half of the year, while portfolio transactions increased by 48 percent, according to Real Capital Analytics’ 2014 Mid-Year Review.
The $8.2 billion Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island is looking to invest $100 million into core real estate in each of the next two years and $180 million into noncore real estate during the next two years.