Commercial Real Estate Transactions

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Auctions are becoming a more common aspect of commercial real estate, and one of the leaders in this space is, which has monthly events selling all product types across the country. This page is has the latest on's news, events and auctions in general in the commercial real estate industry.
  • Picks EVP, Chief Legal Officer

    IRVINE, CA—Lee Leslie, who has served as the firm’s interim general counsel for four months, oversees all legal, regulatory, intellectual property, corporate transaction and governance matters for the online marketplace.

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  • Nova Biomedical Expands Presence in Billerica

    BILLERICA, MA—Nova Biomedical Corp. has acquired its second building in Billerica with the purchase of 165 Lexington Road from KS Partners.

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  • Smith Takes on’s CRE Division

    IRVINE, CA—The firm’s EVP Gordon Smith is named general manager of its commercial real estate division, in addition to currently heading Auction Finance, which facilitates financing for commercial and residential investors.

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  • Investors Still Saying Yes to Flipping

    IRVINE, CA—While some flippers purchase homes to sell to other investors for renting, it’s unclear whether they will move to a buy-and-hold strategy as rental-housing demand continues to rise, says’s Rick Sharga.

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  • Brick-and-Mortar Volume Up, but Prices Cooling

    IRVINE, CA—The sale of retail properties accounts for more than $129 million of December’s closings for, yet sector trends are lowering sale prices for these assets, according to the firm’s EVP Rick Sharga.

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  • Will Investors Migrate to Europe for Yield?

    IRVINE, CA—Migration is a possibility as cap rates continue to compress, deal volume rises and competition for deals becomes ever fiercer, reports in a new report.

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  • Predictability of Yield Draws Hotel Buyers

    IRVINE, CA—Investors in other product sectors often cross over to buying hotels once they see the difference in cap rates, which tend to remain steadier over time,’s Anthony A. Falor tells EXCLUSIVELY .

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  • People Aren’t Worrying About Interest Rates

    SAN DIEGO—While last year’s conference reflected concern over interest rates rising, this year no one is letting this possibility stop them from doing deals, NorthMarq’s Jeff Weidell tells at CREF15.

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  • Home Sales Expected to Remain Flat

    IRVINE, CA—While up from a year ago, sales of existing homes are not expected to rise much in 2015, similar to 2014, as demand from homebuyers continues to be tepid, according to

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  • Investors Prefer Flipping Over Renting

    IRVINE, CA— finds that investors during fourth-quarter 2014 preferred flipping properties to holding and renting them, although investor intent varies considerably by type of auction and investor profile.

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About, LLC, is the nation’s leading online real estate marketplace and has sold more than $26 billion in assets since 2007. The company serves customers from the largest financial institutions and investors in real estate to the individual consumer and agent., LLC is headquartered in Irvine, California and has North American offices in Newport Beach, Silicon Valley, Miami, New York, Austin, and Plano, with European offices located in London, Frankfurt and Berlin. Visit for more information.