While most department stores set their own hours, the small shops that line mall hallways tend to follow the lead of their landlords, which take their cues from chains like J.C. Penney and Macy’s.
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Some wobbly retailers are heading into the holiday shopping season with their fates hanging in the balance. Landlords are watching with a mix of concern and anticipation about potential store closings. The bright side: New tenants can mean higher rents.
Billionaire George Soros’s investment firm has agreed to spend up to $300 million on an Argentine hotel company’s Latin America expansion, a vote of confidence in the region.
What do you do when a hot property-market has driven bricklayer salaries to nearly $100,000 a year in Australian cities like Sydney? Call in the robots.
Companies in Europe this year have signed new leases for office space at a faster rate than at any time since the start of the 2008 financial crisis.
Values of real-estate private-equity funds have rebounded enough from the financial crisis of 2007 that investors can sell their stakes in what has become a burgeoning secondary market.
Key real-estate industry players are lining up against giant rival Related in a fight to shape the future of the federal EB-5 immigrant investor program.
Home builder D.R. Horton Inc. sidestepped the labor shortages plaguing many of its peers, posting a 23% year-over-year gain in delivered homes for its fiscal fourth quarter ended Sept. 30.
Hong Kong’s Central district, already studded with the world’s priciest office towers, is attracting more mainland Chinese companies to move in, sparking a rise in rents and prompting some Western firms to search for cheaper digs elsewhere.
Global property giant Hines said its head of Brazil operations resigned after the firm began investigating whether improper payments were made to win business with one of Brazil’s largest companies.
McDonald’s announced a dividend increase and other financial measures, while putting to rest speculation that it would spin off its U.S. real-estate holdings, Chief Executive Steve Easterbrook said.
Apollo Global Management’s deal to take control of Nicholas Schorsch’s real-estate investment business with roughly $19 billion of assets has fallen apart, according to people familiar with the matter.
Investors have suffered billions in losses over the past decade on New York's Stuyvesant Town apartment complex. But one little-known company is poised to reap a massive payday.
Some of Japan’s top railway operators are hoping to make Shinagawa and its environs in southern Tokyo another commercial heart of the capital.
For Chinese investors dealing with their own hangover at home, Tokyo’s more sober real-estate market is looking like good medicine.
Japan Post is expected to focus more on unleashing the value of its real-estate portfolio by selling 11% of its shares in an IPO that is slated to start trading on Wednesday.
To help finance construction of the final office tower to go up at the World Trade Center site, its developer Silverstein Properties is turning to aspiring immigrants.
Mortgage-finance company Freddie Mac posted its first quarterly loss in four years despite a healthy housing market, underscoring the challenges faced by the mortgage-finance giant in its eighth year of government control.
At least three big Chinese companies are competing to win Beijing’s approval to bid for Starwood Hotels, setting the stage for what could be the largest-ever Chinese takeover of a U.S. company.
Brookfield Property Partners is making its first venture into Brooklyn, buying a majority stake in two planned apartment towers on the New York City borough’s waterfront.
Amid an otherwise dismal third quarter, Morgan Stanley enjoyed a bit of good news from its real-estate unit, which wrapped up fundraising for its first high-risk real-estate fund since 2007.
Four years into the housing market recovery, builder Hovnanian Enterprises is taking another turn for the worse with $467 million in debt coming due through 2017.
Increasingly, developers use a wide range of splashy affairs to promote luxury residential real-estate sales in autumn, the most important sales period after spring.
Apple workers live in pricier homes than other residents in the San Francisco Bay Area, and home values are rising much faster in neighborhoods where Apple workers live, according to a Zillow analysis.
Microsoft will step onto one of the world’s biggest retail stages Monday when it opens its Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan as part of its strategy to boost direct contact with consumers.
Camden Property Trust stopped accepting parcels at all of its properties nationwide after being buried under a mountain of packages.
In Manhattan’s Midtown South, longtime residents have watched the area rapidly change from gritty city center to swanky urban locale.
After 125 years, the Stuyvesant Yacht Club may not mark another anniversary. It has been beset by declining membership, financial problems, internal disputes and the lingering effects of superstorm Sandy.
New hotels are sprouting across the Philippines to help fulfill the government’s ambitions to make the archipelago a top Asian holiday destination. Now the challenge is to fill them.
Blackstone Group LP and Canadian pension investor Ivanhoé Cambridge announced on Tuesday they were in a deal to purchase the 80-acre East Side complex for $5.3 billion, an example of the remarkable recovery of the Manhattan real-estate market.
U.S. home building rebounded in September after two straight months of declines, largely because of a sharp increase in construction of apartments and other multifamily housing.
The Oakland market has lost its lethargy and is kicking into gear, largely fueled by smaller tech companies escaping San Francisco’s high rents.
Two of the world’s biggest hotel operators, Hilton and Marriott, are about to compete for hotel owners who want to spend less money upgrading their properties.
The auto-repair shops on Jerome Avenue are ramshackle, but some people in the South Bronx fear the apartment buildings that could replace them under a proposed rezoning would be too expensive for them.
Blackstone Group and another large investor are finalizing a deal to purchase Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village for roughly $5.3 billion.
A banker and a former politician from Kazakhstan tried to launder tens of millions of dollars of stolen money through New York real-estate holdings, a civil lawsuit alleges.
Businesses are taking space at the World Trade Center’s redeveloped shopping area.
A proposed $1.7 billion high-end tower on “Billionaires’ Row” at 36 Central Park South represents what critics call an abuse of the EB-5 immigrant investor program designed to aid economically deprived areas.
Business is booming for companies that lease out storage units to consumers. Rents are rising, most units are occupied, and competition is tame due to limited new construction in the wake of the financial crisis.
Real-estate investors are showing an increasing interest in charter school development as the demand grows for classroom seats and state and local governments become more willing to help finance charter-school projects.
Dakang New Zealand Farm Group, 55% owned by Shanghai Pengxin Group Co., said Monday it has pulled out of a deal to buy a group of farms on New Zealand’s North Island.
Berlin has become a magnet for European youth, with 40,000 new residents flocking to the city every year. The problem: Only about 8,000 new housing units are added a year. Building more is proving a challenge.
Private-equity giant TPG has closed its first high-risk real-estate fund, raising more than $2 billion in commitments at a time when big investors’ appetite for real-estate risk is increasing.
Blackstone Group LP is in advanced discussions to sell four Los Angeles office towers for significantly more than $1 billion to a group led by West Coast landlord Douglas Emmett Inc.
Brooklyn is finally receiving a wave of investment from developers that once avoided it, thanks to a big wager on another set of tenants: technology, media and advertising firms.
An era of relentless expansion for American shopping centers is coming to an end as a toxic brew of overbuilding, the rise of e-commerce and a wave of retailer bankruptcies force landlords to reimagine once-lucrative properties.