Archive for May, 2016

Divorce Rate Drives Demand for Multifamily Properties

What owners need to know to cater to this growing demographic. Read full story Read more

Sovran buying privately held LifeStorage in $1.3B deal

Sovran Self Storage REIT is acquiring privately owned LifeStorage, which operates 92 facilities, for about $1.3 billion. Sovran, whose brand is called Uncle Bob's Self Storage, is paying cash for the acquisition. Read full story Read more

Dispositions remain the focus for top apartment REITs

The three largest multifamily REITs, Equity Residential, Camden Property Trust and AvalonBay, are continuing to sell more assets than they buy. Read full story Read more

Central banks are dumping America’s debt at a record pace

China, Russia and Brazil sold off U.S. Treasury bonds as they tried to soften the blow of the global economic slowdown. They each sold off at least $1 billion in U.S. Treasury bonds in March. Read full story Read more