Research & Analytics

David Harrington Appointed to Lead National Multifamily Division

DATE February 24, 2016 / Author


I am excited to welcome David Harrington as Executive Vice President and National Director of Matthews Multifamily Advisors™, effective this month. As Matthews Real Estate Investment Services™ continues to expand advisory and transactional services for institutional, private client and developer owners of multi-unit housing, Dave will lead the business unit of specialized brokers exclusively focused […]

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El Warner Appointed to Serve Growth in Institutional Shopping Center Transactions

DATE February 17, 2016 / Author


I am excited to welcome El Warner as National Director of Shopping Center Business for Matthews Retail Advisors™, a business unit of Matthews Real Estate Investment Services™. Along with myself and Managing Partner Patrick Toomey, El will head the shopping center institutional services group to meet the growing demand for our services from the nation’s […]

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Bridgestone

Bridgestone Acquires Pep Boys: How will this affect you?

DATE November 12, 2015 / Author


On Tuesday, October 27th Bridgestone announced its decision to acquire Pep Boys at $15 per share or $835 million. This decision did not come as a surprise to most considering Pep Boys revenue has been roughly flat over the past four years. The acquisition attempt has already received approval by the Pep Boys board of […]

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Kyle B. Matthews, CCIM

Walgreens Acquires Rite Aid: 3 Potential Outcomes

DATE November 7, 2015 / Author


Walgreens has announced plans to purchase Rite Aid in a $17.2 billion deal that would make it the largest pharmacy chain in the United States with more than 13,000 stores compared to current market leader, CVS’, 10,000 stores (including the purchase of Target pharmacies). There had been speculation about Walgreens’ interest in purchasing Rite Aid […]

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Kyle B. Matthews, CCIM

10 Things to Understand About Cap Rates

DATE October 22, 2015 / Author


The capitalization rate (Cap rate) is the rate of return on the expected net income the property will generate based on the purchase price. In order to simplify decision-making for investors, I’ll break it down to a tried-and-true methodology in its simplest terms. The cap rate is the market’s assumption of presumed risk of that investment […]

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