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Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame: The Boulder Group’s Randy Blankstein
Each year, Midwest Real Estate News elects a new class to its Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame. Our 2018 class has just been announced, and copies of that issue have been sent.
Single-Tenant Big Box Cap Rates Jump in Fourth Quarter
Boulder says the rise in cap rates is mainly due to investor concern about the evolving retail environment, store footprints for big box retailers and the cost associated with filling big box
Jewel-Oscos Continue To Draw Buyers
Jewel-Osco seems to be the hot grocery store brand for investors right now. The Boulder Group, a Wilmette, Illinois-based firm, recently completed the sale of a single-tenant net leased Jewel-Osco
Net Lease Investors Expect Rising Cap Rates in 2019
Cap rates in the single tenant net lease retail sector remained unchanged (6.25 percent) in the fourth quarter of 2018 when compared to the prior quarter. Cap rates for the office and industrial
Net Lease Cap Rates for Retail Flatten in Q4
After three successive quarterly increases, retail net lease cap rates were flat in 4Q 2018, ending the year at 6.25 percent, according to a new report from Wilmette, IL-based The Boulder Group.
The Retail Net Lease Sector Begins to Show Slights Signs of Wear
Cap rates for retail net lease properties continued ticking upward in the third quarter of 2018, but only slightly. The average cap rate for single-tenant net lease assets in the retail sector increased
Acquisition Yields Rise for Single-Tenant Medical Assets
In the third quarter of 2018, single-tenant net lease medical properties recorded a 22-basis-point year-over-year increase in cap rates, according to The Boulder Group’s latest Medical Sector Net
Investors Continue Going After Chicagoland Groceries
Grocery stores throughout Chicagoland are getting looks from national and international investors. A single tenant net leased Jewel-Osco property located at 4650 W. 103rd St., Oak Lawn, IL
Why Is Drugstore Transaction Volume Plunging?
Cap rates for the single-tenant drugstore sector increased by 11 basis points in the third quarter of 2018 to 6.21 percent over last year. Cap rates for CVS properties remained unchanged
Prospective tenants, rivals weigh up soon-to-close Mattress Firm locations
The Houston-based firm, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware last week, says it is targeting locations that are underperforming or in close proximity to other Mattress
Net Lease Retail, Office Cap Rates Up, Industrial Down
Cap rates for the single tenant net lease retail sector increased by 5 basis points in the third quarter, marking the third consecutive quarter increase and its highest levels since the fourth
Treasury Rates Rise, But Cap Rates Hold Steady
The recent increase in the 10-year treasury rate was expected by many to push up cap rates in the nation’s single tenant net lease market, but so far, things are relatively quiet.
Beyond The Bio: 16 Questions With The Boulder Group Founder And President Randy Blankstein
Randy Blankstein was 27 when he founded The Boulder Group in 1997. More than two decades later, his Illinois-based real estate firm is one of the 10 largest brokers of single-tenant
1031 Buyers Retain a Strong Appetite for Fast Food
Consumer tastes may be shifting to healthier fare with organic, sustainable and farm-to-table choices, but the flavor of the month for 1031 exchange investors remains firmly focused
QSR Sector Now “Sweet Spot” for Private Investors
E-commerce resistant quick serve restaurants remain a popular investment vehicle as cap rates continue to compress, the “premium” paid for this retail sector increases further
Private Buyers Dominate Net Lease QSR Sector
Cap rates in the net lease quick service restaurant (QSR) sector declined to 5.50 percent in the second quarter of 2018 representing a 6 basis point decline when compared to the prior year.
Grocery Stores Remain a Hot Commodity
No matter what troubles shake the retail world, investors jump at the chance to pick up grocery stores, especially ones in relatively affluent areas. The Boulder Group, a net leased
Institutional Buyers Hit Pause On Dollar Stores
Dollar stores proliferated across the US as the economy sank into a recession, but instead of tapering off, demand for the sector’s cheap goods increased after a recovery took hold.
Dollar Stores See Rising Cap Rates
The latest report from The Boulder Group attributes rising cap rates in part to a drop in the average remaining lease term at some stores. Meanwhile, institutional investors continue
REJournals’ Net Lease Summit: More than 180 look to the future of this sector
More than 180 of commercial real estate’s busiest professionals from around the country gathered at the University Club of Chicago July 26 for REJournals’ and Midwest Real Estate News’ Fourth Annual Net Lease Summit.
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