Bahrain’s Investcorp Acquires $223.5-M Office Tower Seattle, Washington

Bahrain’s Investcorp Acquires $223.5-M Office Tower Seattle, Washington






Bahrain’s Investcorp Acquires $223.5-M Office Tower Seattle, Washington The acquisition was carried out by Investcorp’s US-based real estate arm Bahrain’s Investcorp has acquired an office building in Seattle, Washington (USA) for approximately $223.5-M, it announced Sunday. The acquisition was carried out by its US-based real estate arm and falls under Investcorp’s “new initiative of acquiring […]






Indoor Air Pollution Impacts Our Health

Indoor Air Pollution Impacts Our Health






Indoor Air Pollution Impacts Our Health Indoor air pollution can result in both short-term and long-term effects on your health. Children are especially vulnerable to chemicals and pollutants, both in their home and their school. Stay watchful for symptoms of air pollution in your children and get involved in your school district to improve the […]






Qatar Sovereign Wealth Fund Invests in Empire State Building

Qatar Sovereign Wealth Fund Invests in Empire State Building






Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund has bought an almost 10% stake in the company that owns New York’s iconic Empire State Building, the official QNA news agency reported Wednesday. “Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has acquired $622-M in shares in the Empire State Realty Trust,” the news agency said. The investment equates to a 9.9% stake in the […]






Donald Trump Now Out Ahead of Rival Hillary Clinton by 4%

Donald Trump Now Out Ahead of Rival Hillary Clinton by 4%






Donald Trump Now Out Ahead of Rival Hillary Clinton by 4% Donald Trump has jumped out ahead of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton by 4%, a weekly poll of the likely Presidential contenders shows. Rasmussen Report’s “White House Watch” released Thursday, breaks down the candidates’ support among voters like this: Donald Trump: 43% Hillary Clinton: 39% […]






Donald Trump, “‘Pledge’ Breakers Should Not be Allowed to Run for Office”

Donald Trump, “‘Pledge’ Breakers Should Not be Allowed to Run for Office”






Donald Trump, “‘Pledge’ Breakers Should Not be Allowed to Run for Office” Donald Trump says that some of his former Republican rivals who signed a loyalty ‘pledge’ to back the party’s Presidential nominee, but have not done so should be prevented from seeking public office ever again. Jeb Bush and Senator Lindsey Graham (R:SC) both […]






Qatar Investment Authority Acquires $2.5-B Singapore Tower

Qatar Investment Authority Acquires $2.5-B Singapore Tower






Qatar Investment Authority Acquires $2.5-B Singapore Tower $BLK, $JLL, $GOOGL, $C The acquisition of Asian Square Tower 1 marks the largest single tower real estate transaction in Asia Pacific Sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has acquired a 43-story office tower in Singapore from US private equity firm BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) in a $2.45-B transaction. […]






The Why of Sustainable “Green” Building Worldwide

The Why of Sustainable “Green” Building Worldwide






The Why of Sustainable “Green” Building Worldwide The Trends The Top 2 reasons for building Green: client demand (35%) and market demand (33%). The global Green building market grew in Y 2013 to $260-B, including an estimated 20% of all new US commercial real estate construction. This trend is expected to intensify in the coming […]






Strong Demand in Dubai’s Prime Office Market

Strong Demand in Dubai’s Prime Office Market






Strong Demand in Dubai’s Prime Office Market CBRE said demand outstripped supply in some office locations despite a general decline across the market Despite declines in Dubai’s residential market, demand is outstripping supply for office space in certain areas, according to consultancy firm CBRE. Average office rentals declined 2% on average during Q-1 but the company said […]