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W. P. Carey

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), one of today’s largest diversified net lease REITs, provides long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit capital solutions primarily for publicly traded and privately-held companies, developers, institutional owners, private equity firms and their portfolio companies.

  • Where Will Net Lease Go In 2024?

    Brian A. Lee | December 20, 2023

    Nobody has a perfect crystal ball' on CRE investment performance in the coming year, but the net lease sector maintains several advantages, including the sale-leaseback.

  • Why Details Are Key for a Successful Sale-Leaseback

    Brian A. Lee | October 9, 2023

    Corporate real estate owners and private equity firms must do the prep work and find the right buyer to fully take advantage of both short- and long-term sale-leaseback benefits.

  • Where Net Lease Is Heading

    Brian A. Lee | July 17, 2023

    Sale-leasebacks are growing due to a new interest in alternative financing as the sector deals with bigger macro trends.

  • Why Net Lease Continues To Draw Investors

    Holly Amaya | June 8, 2023

    Net lease performance amid rising interest rates has this company "bullish."

  • Retail's Latest Transformation Has Investors Watching

    Brian A. Lee | May 9, 2023

    Retail's 'newest normal' requires a steadfast approach and constant monitoring of the latest trends.

  • It's Sale-Leaseback's Time to Shine

    Brian Lee | March 27, 2023

    Does a "great tool in really uncertain times" sound too good to be true? The increasing numbers of real estate owners making the move don't lie.

  • What's Next for Net Lease?

    Brian A. Lee | January 9, 2023

    An uncertain outlook ahead, but opportunities still available for net lease investors within industrial and PE-sponsored sale-leasebacks

  • Project Management Teams Deliver Big Value for Tenants

    Charlie Stocks, Head of Project Management, W. P. Carey | November 28, 2022

    The current development market is challenging, but for companies on a lease, a landlord's dedicated project management team may provide an answer, writes Charlie Stocks from W. P. Carey.

  • Inflation Pumps the Case for Sale-Leasebacks

    Joe Stanganelli | July 27, 2022

    As borrowing gets more expensive, a sale-leaseback could be a more attractive option for finding cash

  • What to Know When Leveraging Sale-leasebacks to Finance M&A

    Robert Bender, Associate, Investments for W. P. Carey | April 7, 2022

    The finance option can be a useful tool in a potential deal, writes W. P. Carey's Robert Bender.

  • The Institutionalization of Net Lease

    Jason Patterson, vice president of Investments | December 8, 2021

    Jason Patterson of W. P. Carey looks at the influx of institutional capital into the net lease space in this exclusive column.

  • How Private Equity can Leverage Sale-leasebacks to Generate Long-Term Value

    Tyler Swann, Executive Director, Investments for W. P. Carey | October 12, 2021

    Tyler Swann of W. P. Carey takes a look at some of the options in this exclusive thought leadership article.

  • Higher Inflation, Higher Real Estate Valuation

    Andrés Dallal, Executive Director, Investments, W. P. Carey | July 28, 2021

    How Real Estate Sellers can Maximize Value During Times of Inflation.

  • What's Behind Food Production's Interest in Sale-Leasebacks

    Zachary Pasanen, Executive Director, Investments, W. P. Carey | April 20, 2021

    The sector is tapping the funding source as it eyes further growth, writes W. P. Carey's Pasanen.

  • How W. P. Carey Wins Sale-Leaseback Deals

    Kelsi Maree Borland | November 30, 2020

    Sale-leasebacks are inherently about boosting liquidity, but businesses are also focused on forging a positive partnership with their new landlord.

  • Are Sale-Leasebacks a Solution for COVID-19-Related Uncertainty?

    Gino Sabatini, W. P. Carey Head of Investments | October 28, 2020

    W. P. Carey's Gino Sabatini looks at the reasons why the alternative source of financing may be the right liquidity solution for the challenges of the pandemic and beyond.

  • The Sale-Leaseback Solution

    Gino Sabatini, W. P. Carey Head of Investments | May 21, 2020

    In spite of the recent pandemic-caused uncertainty, well-capitalized investors are positioned to provide liquidity to companies as they work toward and through the eventual rebound, writes Gino Sabatini of W. P. Carey.

  • Finding the Right Investor for a Sale-Leaseback Transaction

    Gino Sabatini, W. P. Carey Head of Investments | February 13, 2020

    Companies looking to take advantage of the current capital environment should consider these factors, writes Gino Sabatini of W. P. Carey in this exclusive column.


Company Info

W. P. Carey

  • 50-year history of partnering with brokers and their clients
  • Ability to work with sub-investment grade public, private and emerging credits
  • All-equity buyer
  • Flexible deal structures
  • Cross-border, multi-country deals
  • Sophisticated solutions for complex transactions
  • Ability to close in less than 30 days
  • Certainty of close
  • Ongoing capital source for growth and expansions


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