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Sears 3Q loss widens as retailer reshapes itself

...Thursday it is might sell 200 to 300 of its buildings to boost its liquidity. The maneuver would entail forming a real estate investment trust that would hold the stores. Sears would continue to operate the stores by leasing them back.At the same...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-04/sears-3q-loss-widens-retai
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
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
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-
Commercial real estate outlook shining brighter

...industrial and land are lagging behind the other two sectors, he said."Multifamily is by far the most in-demand real estate investment," Edge said."This is probably due to the attractive financing that exists for this asset. Overall, good...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-15/commercial-
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
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

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Minding the tax bite in fund investing

...funds that produce more distributions than others, such as ones focused on bonds, dividend-paying stocks or real-estate investment trusts. Actively managed stock mutual funds ? ones run by stock pickers looking to beat an index ? also can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-27/minding-tax-bite-fund-inve
IPO market could be cooling

...the stock market turned bumpy. Paycom Software, a human resources software company, and City Office REIT, a real estate investment firm for office properties, were expected to launch. But their IPOs didn't happen, and the companies are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-14/ipo-market-could-be-coolin
Augusta candidate Eugene Yu took $50,000 in prohibited donations

...and his donor said they weren't trying to deceive anybody. They said Brown owed Yu money for his share of a real-estate investment, and the money was deposited into the candidate's campaign account to help his largely self-funded race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-10/gaeorgia-candidate-eugene-yu-took-5