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Feb 10, 2016, 16:15 ET

W. P. Carey Inc. Board Appoints Director Mark J. DeCesaris Chief Executive Officer

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) (W. P. Carey or the Company), a global net lease real estate investment trust, today announced that Mark J....

Jan 28, 2016, 07:30 ET
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W. P. Carey Announces Tax Treatment of 2015 Dividends

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) announced the income tax treatment of dividends paid in 2015. Stockholders are encouraged to consult with their...

Jan 20, 2016, 08:45 ET

Emmy Award Winner Releases Short Story Anthology

 Queasy Street: Volume One – Eleven Tales of Fantasy is an artsy and eccentric anthology of short stories, written by Emmy Award Winner...

Dec 11, 2015, 08:30 ET

Award Winning Authors Launch New Series of Children's Books!

Hock E. Puck Meets Hock E. Stick: Where Good Sportsmanship and Great Friendship Meet is the first in a series of children's books, Puck...

Dec 10, 2015, 16:15 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.9646 per Share

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) reported today that its Board of Directors increased its quarterly cash dividend to $0.9646 per share, equivalent to...

Dec 03, 2015, 07:00 ET
Businesses wanting to improve poor customer service can begin by cutting the most annoying catch phrases from their customer service scripts.

Holiday spirit turns to rage when customers need service

 As we purchase, wrap and give presents this season, few consider that 54 percent of friends and family will have at least one problem with the...

Nov 18, 2015, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey Inc. acquired a highly-rated portfolio of six Courtyard by Marriott hotels for approximately $52 million. The portfolio is triple-net leased with a remaining term of approximately 11 years and includes fixed rent escalations.Photo credit: Marriott International, Inc.

W. P. Carey Inc. Acquires $52 Million Marriott International Net Lease Portfolio

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a real estate investment trust specializing in corporate sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing, and the...

Nov 16, 2015, 08:35 ET

Clever Holiday Tech Gifts That You Might Want to Keep for Yourself

 With the holidays just weeks away, skip the stress and be prepared this holiday season with this handy list of tech gifts that will actually...

Nov 11, 2015, 16:45 ET
W. P. Carey Inc. entered into a sale-leaseback transaction for a portfolio of 10 automotive retail and service sites in the Netherlands with Stern Groep N.V., for approximately $62.9 million. The portfolio is triple-net leased for a 17-year period and includes full Dutch CPI annual rent escalations.

W. P. Carey Inc. Acquires $62.9 Million Stern Group Auto Dealership Portfolio

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a real estate investment trust specializing in corporate sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing, and the...

Nov 03, 2015, 07:30 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) (W. P. Carey or the Company), a global net lease real estate investment trust, today reported its financial...

Oct 28, 2015, 08:45 ET

Calling All Cat Lovers! A Litty Kitter Sequel Just In Time For National Cat Day (October 29)!

 Litty Kitter the Cat is a character that was created by K.P. Lynne, an award-winning writer, songwriter and playwright. It originated as a...

Oct 20, 2015, 16:30 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. to Release Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results on Tuesday, November 3, 2015

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a global net lease real estate investment trust, announced today that it will release its financial results for...

Oct 01, 2015, 08:35 ET

White House "Ghost Photo" Called "World's Most Amazing" in New Report

After extensive authentication efforts, the "White House Ghost Photo," captured in 1950, has been proclaimed "The world's most amazing ghost...

Sep 28, 2015, 08:40 ET

Natalie Schleifer and Jack P. Schleifer Foundation's Philanthropy

 Natalie Schleifer, President of the Jack P. Schleifer Foundation, founded in 2001, continues her father's philanthropic efforts five years...

Sep 23, 2015, 08:19 ET
Robert A. Dye will be honored on Oct. 14 with the prestigious Lawrence R. Klein Award as the most accurate economist in the U.S. for the years 2011 to 2014.

Comerica's Robert A. Dye Wins Prestigious Lawrence R. Klein Award

While economic predictions are not hard to come by, the credibility and reputation of the nation's top economists are built on the accuracy...

Sep 17, 2015, 16:15 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.955 per Share

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) reported today that its Board of Directors increased its quarterly cash dividend to $0.955 per share, equivalent...

Sep 15, 2015, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey Inc. acquires $50.6 million Class A office building in Sunderland, England. The facility will be net leased to a wholly-owned subsidiary of British energy company RWE npower.

W. P. Carey Inc. Acquires $50.6 Million UK Office Facility

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a real estate investment trust specializing in corporate sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing, and the...

Sep 09, 2015, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey Inc. announces that it has acquired a portfolio of three truck and bus servicing facilities for approximately $42.9 million. The facilities, two in Germany and one in Austria, were purchased from the developer and are net leased to wholly-owned subsidiaries of MAN SE for a period of 15 years.

W. P. Carey Inc. Acquires $42.9 Million Portfolio of MAN Group Truck & Bus Servicing Facilities

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a real estate investment trust specializing in corporate sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing, and the...

Sep 09, 2015, 02:30 ET

W. P. Carey Inc. erwirbt ein Portfolio an Lkw & Bus Reparatur- und Wartungsstationen des MAN Konzerns im Wert von EUR 38,9 Mio. ($42,9 Mio.)

Betriebswichtige Immobilien mit VPI-basierten Mieterhöhungen und einer langen Mietvertragslaufzeit von 15 Jahren  W. P. Carey...

Sep 08, 2015, 06:00 ET

Iowa Employer Health Insurance Premiums Increase 7.7 Percent

Due to rising health premiums, Iowa employers are asking employees with single (employee-only) coverage to contribute 22.4 percent more in 2015...