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Aug 27, 2014, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey Inc. acquires a $47 million office facility, located outside of Boston in Westborough Technology Park. The property was acquired from seller, Columbia Property Trust, and is being leased to Bose for a period of 11 years. (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey Inc. Acquires $47 Million Bose Office Facility

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a global net-lease REIT specializing in corporate sale-leaseback financing, build-to-suit construction...

Aug 21, 2014, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey acquires a portfolio of 14 trade counter and industrial assets on behalf of our managed REIT, CPA:18 - Global. Trade counter assets typically serve as high volume showrooms or light retail businesses that require an element of retail space, and use the balance of space for warehousing inventory and/or office purposes. The properties were acquired for a purchase price of $17.8 million. (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey Completes Acquisition of Scottish Trade Counter Portfolio on Behalf of CPA:18 -- Global

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a global net-lease REIT specializing in corporate sale-leaseback, build-to-suit financing and the acquisition of...

Aug 19, 2014, 08:35 ET
Help protect your online reputation by reading "Don't Post That!" (PRNewsFoto/John W. Bowlin, Sr.)

Amidst Rising Reputation Threats, Author Debuts Comprehensive Guide to Maintaining a Positive Online Reputation

 The digital age has irrevocably altered the ways in which individuals interact with friends, family and the public. Social networks have...

Aug 14, 2014, 12:00 ET

The 2014 Paul W. Smith Golf Classic Raises More Than $500,000 Net For Detroit PAL

 The 11th Annual Paul W. Smith Golf Classic on Monday, August 11 raised more than $500,000 in net proceeds for Detroit PAL.  It...

Aug 12, 2014, 15:30 ET

Teas in 14 Categories Take the 'Top Shelf' at the North American Tea Championship

 Fourteen high-quality teas took first-place awards in key categories during the North American Tea Championship's (NATC) evaluation of...

Aug 07, 2014, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey Inc. completes acquisition of Total E&P Norge AS's Norwegian headquarters. The facility is located in Stavanger, Norway and was acquired for approximately $114 million after tax adjustments and transaction costs. (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey Inc. Completes $114 Million Acquisition of Total's Norwegian Headquarters

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a global net lease REIT specializing in corporate sale-leaseback, build-to-suit financing and the acquisition of...

Aug 07, 2014, 05:42 ET
W. P. Carey Inc. completes acquisition of Total E&P Norge AS's Norwegian headquarters. The facility is located in Stavanger, Norway and was acquired for approximately $114 million after tax adjustments and transaction costs. (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

WP Carey Inc. réalise l'acquisition de 716 millions de NOK du siège norvégien de Total

-- L'investissement net de location du siège norvégien du géant français de l'énergie s'ajoute au portefeuille...

Aug 05, 2014, 15:00 ET

World Tea Expo & Healthy Beverage Expo Welcome Two Leading Event Talents to Its Team

 Joining a leading-edge team of conference managers and tea and healthy beverage authorities, Samantha Hammer-Mitchell is the new event...

Aug 05, 2014, 07:30 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2014 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...

Jul 22, 2014, 15:00 ET

World Tea Expo & Healthy Beverage Expo Return to SoCal, May 6 - 8, 2015

World Tea Expo (#WorldTeaExpo and #WTE15) and Healthy Beverage Expo (#HealthyBevExpo and #HBE15) are returning to Southern California in 2015 with...

Jul 18, 2014, 15:09 ET

The Eagle has Landed in Bay Area - Novato Museum gets a Lunar Module & Moon Buggy!

 In honor of the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 and 12 moon landings, the Space Station Museum has acquired large-scale replicas of both the...

Jul 09, 2014, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey announces the $45 million acquisition and build-to-suit expansion of Belk, Inc. distribution center on behalf of CPA:18 - Global. (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey Announces $45 Million Acquisition and Build-to-Suit Expansion of Belk Distribution Center on Behalf of CPA:18 - Global

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a global net-lease REIT specializing in corporate sale-leaseback financing, build-to-suit financing and the...

Jul 08, 2014, 07:30 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. to Release Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results on Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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

Jun 19, 2014, 16:05 ET
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W. P. Carey Announces 53rd Consecutive Quarterly Dividend Increase

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) reported today that its Board of Directors had increased its quarterly cash dividend to $0.90 per share, which equates...

Jun 12, 2014, 18:06 ET
George Jage, World Tea Expo Founder Moves on, Says 'Future Is in Your Tea Cup' (PRNewsFoto/The Beverage Group...)

World Tea Expo Founder Moves on, Says 'Future Is in Your Tea Cup'

 George Jage, founder and director of World Tea Expo and Healthy Beverage Expo, is moving on to a new position outside of the specialty tea and...

Jun 11, 2014, 12:00 ET

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Pledges $10 Million Grant in Support of the Detroit Institute of Arts

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has pledged a major grant to the Detroit Institute of Arts in support of the "Grand Bargain" that will enable the...

Jun 09, 2014, 06:00 ET
Thousands of professionals celebrated tea and its evolution in the North American marketplace and beyond during the 12th annual World Tea Expo, which took place May 29 - 31 in Long Beach, Calif. The event was combined with Healthy Beverage Expo, and the co-located business-to-business trade shows attracted more than 4,600 attendees and exhibitors from more than 50 countries. Visit WorldTeaExpo.com and HealthyBeverageExpo.com. (PRNewsFoto/The Beverage Group)

World Tea Expo 2014 Draws Thousands, Recognizes the Best in Tea

 Thousands of professionals celebrated tea and its evolution in the North American marketplace during the 12th annual World Tea Expo...

Jun 05, 2014, 16:02 ET
Burpee Seeds to share Welcome Home Gardens with American Veterans at USDA Farmers Market Opening, June 6 (PRNewsFoto/W. Atlee Burpee & Co.)

Burpee to share Welcome Home Gardens with American Veterans at USDA Farmers Market Opening, June 6

W. Atlee Burpee Co. will join celebrity guests to honor American military personnel at the opening ceremony of the 19th season of the United States...

Jun 05, 2014, 09:00 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. Acquires $48 Million Smuckers Chicago Distribution Facility

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a global net-lease REIT specializing in corporate sale-leaseback financing, build-to-suit construction financing...

May 28, 2014, 11:53 ET

Hunan Tea Company of China Takes the Spotlight at World Tea Expo, May 29 - 31, as the Official Origin Sponsor

 Hunan Tea Company Limited of China – one of the largest, global organic tea planters and manufacturers – is the Official Origin...