Starwood Launches New Hotel Brand as Supply Ramps Up in Extended Stay Segment Apr 26, 2017 Extended Stay Attracting Highest Construction Levels of Any Segment in US Hotel Space RLJ Lodging Trust and FelCor Lodging Trust To Merge $1.18 Billion Deal Apr 24, 2017 Under the deal, each FelCor share will be converted into 0.362 shares of newly issued shares of RLJ common stock in a taxable merger. Blackstone REIT Rapidly Adding to Initial Portfolio with 6 Million-SF Industrial Buy Apr 20, 2017 The portfolio is 97% leased to over 90 tenants and consists of 38 industrial properties totaling 5.97 million square feet. AMC, Carmike Sell 16 Movie Theaters to Beekman Investment Partners Apr 14, 2017 The deal gives Beekman, which operates under the brand New Vision Theatres, locations in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Starwood Capital Group To Acquire Landholder Forestar Group For $605 Million Apr 17, 2017 The transaction price of $14.25 for each share of Forestar represents an 8.2% premium to the 90-day volume weighted average price of common stock of the company. Bad News for Retailers Means Good News for Handful of Restructuring Specialists Apr 13, 2017 Part real estate brokers, part legal advisors and part wholesale marketers, these hybrid firms seem to get all the big store disposition assignments when retailers go belly up. Nonresidential Construction Employment Continues to Post Early Gains in 2017 Apr 10, 2017 While overall U.S. employment growth lost steam with a disappointing 98,000 jobs added in March, nonresidential construction remains a bright spot with impressive. hhgregg Restructuring Short Circuits: To Liquidate Assets Apr 10, 2017 ... Institutional Investors Coming Around to Student Housing, Sector Seen as Recession-Resistant Alternative to Apts. Mar 30, 2017 Strong levels of U.S. college enrollment and the diminished capacity for cash-strapped public universities to fund new dormitory development are creating more opportunities in the student housing sector.