The mastery of certain characteristics is essential for CEOs to succeed in today's complex business world, according to a chief strategy officer who details these essentials, such as integrity, energy and the ability to manage change.
Retailers are reining in expansion projects as the high cost of gas and food forces consumers to curtail spending. "There's a lot of broken projects out there," said David Simon, chief executive of Simon Property Group.
The Bedrin Organization has acquired three shopping centers in Greensboro, N.C., from CBL & Associates for a total of $19.4 million. The properties include the Northwest Center, Garden Square and Caldwell Court.
Three60Austin, a partnership between Ethel Austin Property Group and Plus Housing Group, has acquired Eddisbury Square Shopping Center in the U.K. for nearly $12 million. The joint venture is considering building residential above the retail space.