Only Ourselves to Blame
Long before Newtown and the ongoing wave of mass shootings gripping the U.S., the fiction of safe suburbs versus dangerous cities had been upended. The urban white flight of the 1960 and 1970s stopped and even reversed in recent years as 24-hour cities appeared safe and secure, especially in upscale neighborhoods. Today young families may move out of cities back to suburbs, looking for better public schools, but today they rarely leave out of fear of violence or for a safer environment.
NEW YORK CITY—Bearing the American Finance Trust name, the merged entity is a retail-focused REIT with an enterprise value of approximately $3.9 billion.
BOISE, ID—The new hire brings more than 35 years’ experience in commercial real estate finance to the middle-market loan provider.
NEWPORT BEACH, CA—A “forest for the trees” mentality, in addition to seeking yield for investors, is causing firms based in other markets to expand to the West Coast, creating more demand for talent in a tight market, RETS’ Kent Elliott tells GlobeSt.com.
Middle Market Digest
Here’s a look at this week's trends, announcements and deals that you may have missed in the country’s North West region.