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Sears explores sale-leaseback deal of buildings

...selling about 200 to 300 of its buildings to boost its liquidity.The move would entail the company forming a real estate investment trust, or REIT, that would hold the stores. Sears would continue to operate in the stores by leasing them back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-07/sears-explores-sale-leaseb
Bank-owned Lamar Building to soon go on market

...capital to put those improvements in place."The structure, built in 1913, was owned by RDC Properties LLC, a real estate investment partnership helmed by Bettis C. Rainsford, of Edgefield, S.C. Augusta property records show that Rainsford...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-02/bank-owned-
Crowdfunding backers hope to raise interest

...new technology, you have early adopters who spread the word," said Brian Dally, a co-founder and CEO of real estate investment portal GroundFloor. The company, which connects investors with builders pitching specific projects, moved to Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-20/crowdfunding-backers-hope-rai
Samantha Jo Russart - Brian Schuyler Sharp

...Songwriting. He is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia International Music Fraternity. He is employed with LMS Real Estate Investment Management, LLC in Nashville, Tennessee and is the owner of Brian Sharp Music. Russart - Sharp

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=CE000172458890
Engagement
Trusts buying to survive

Real estate investment trusts are buying everything in sight, it seems. REITs are acquiring...billion in the first six months of 1997, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts reports. At the close of the second quarter of 1997, 8...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/08/bus_223700.shtml
Business
Sector Snap: REIT stocks surge

LOS ANGELES - Shares of several major real estate investment trusts surged Wednesday as investors cheered news that the IRS issued new rules designed to make it easier to refinance some commercial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/20/fin_548538.shtml
Finance
Market limits firm's stock

...real-estate values in the company's region, company executives told shareholders Monday. During the Augusta-based real estate investment trust's annual meeting at the Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta, executives said overbuilding in the South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/22/biz_207175.shtml
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Merry Land stock fall blamed on declining market

...create more shareholder value, the Augusta-based real estate investment trust's stock price is back to what it was before...their top picks as a buy candidate." The two real estate investment trusts announced a deal July 8. The merger would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/05/bus_235135.shtml
Business
Real estate trusts earning returns

...take a second look at the $150 billion market for real estate investment trusts, a product that's been around since the...for individuals, including ones from Fidelity Real Estate Investment and Cohen & Steers Realty, because they provide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/28/biz_215242.shtml
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Wind, solar farms are being put into new companies called yieldcos

...unfortunate victory for corporate speak, they are called yieldcos. They're the electric power industry's answer to real estate investment trusts, which distribute rental income to investors, and master limited partnerships, which distribute income...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-01/wind-solar-farms-are-being