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Walter Isaacson to Share Insights on 'Innovators, Collaborators and Change Agents' at Digital Book World, Jan. 13-15 in New York

 Walter Isaacson (@WalterIsaacson), best-selling author, acclaimed journalist and president and CEO of The Aspen Institute, is presenting...

Oct 16, 2014, 07:30 ET
On behalf of our managed REIT, CPA: 17 – Global, acquired a “big box” retail facility in Germany. The facility is let to Real, Germany’s largest hypermarket operator and a subsidiary of Metro AG, for a period of 14 years.

W. P. Carey Acquires "Big Box" Retail Facility in Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Behalf of CPA:17 - Global

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

Oct 16, 2014, 02:00 ET

W. P. Carey erwirbt im Namen von CPA:17 - Global einen real,- Markt in Gelsenkirchen, Deutschland

- 14-jähriger Triple-Net-Mietvertrag mit Einzelhandelsgruppe Real W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), ein globaler Net-Lease-REIT (Real...

Oct 15, 2014, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey acquires Admiral Group's newly constructed office in Newport, Wales for $32 million (GBP20 million).  The property was acquired from seller Scarborough Group International, a real estate developer and investor, and is being leased to Admiral for a period of 20 years.

W. P. Carey Inc. Announces $32 Million Acquisition of Admiral Group's Primary Office in Wales

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

Oct 10, 2014, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey Inc. acquires Schneider Electric USA's corporate headquarters and technology center for $56 million. The LEED certified, Class-A office facility was acquired from Leggat McCall Properties and is located just outside of Boston. (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey Inc. Acquires $56 Million Schneider Electric USA Corporate Headquarters and Technology Center

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

Oct 07, 2014, 07:30 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. to Release Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on Tuesday, November 4, 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...

Oct 06, 2014, 14:46 ET

Dr. Joy DeGruy to Speak at the AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library on Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome

The Atlanta University Center (AUC) Robert W. Woodruff Library and Atlanta Student Movement alumni are hosting an exhibition program "Seeking to...

Oct 06, 2014, 14:00 ET

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Announces Strategic Vision

At its September board meeting, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's Board of Trustees approved a strategic plan that will guide the Foundation's...

Oct 03, 2014, 07:00 ET
Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.  (PRNewsFoto/Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism)

ProPublica, Reuters and The Huffington Post win 2014 Barlett & Steele Awards

ProPublica, Reuters and The Huffington Post won gold, silver and bronze awards, respectively, in the eighth annual Barlett & Steele Awards for...

Oct 02, 2014, 12:20 ET

Digital Book World, Jan. 13-15 in New York, Gathers Publishing's Top Leaders to Focus on Industry Innovation

 The 6th Annual Digital Book World Conference + Expo (DBW), the largest event worldwide dedicated solely to the business of digital publishing,...

Oct 02, 2014, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey acquires Infineon office and R&D facility on behalf of CPA:18 - Global. Located in Warstein, Germany the building was acquired from global real estate investment and development group, RFR, for a total of $25 million and is being leased to Infineon for a period of 18 years. (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey Acquires $25 Million Infineon Office and R&D Facility in Warstein, Germany on Behalf of CPA:18 - Global

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

Oct 02, 2014, 02:00 ET

W. P. Carey erwirbt von der RFR Gruppe im Namen von CPA:18 - Global ein modernes Büro- und Forschungsgebäude in Warstein, Deutschland. Das Investitionsvolumen beträgt zirka Euro 20 Millionen.

-- Der Erwerb erweitert das gemanagte REIT Portfolio um eine Immobilie höchster Energieeffizienz W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), ein...

Sep 30, 2014, 16:01 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering of 4,600,000 Shares of Common Stock

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) announced today that it successfully completed its previously announced public offering of 4,600,000 shares of common...

Sep 30, 2014, 09:00 ET
What will American home gardeners be growing in 2015? A sneak peek at the new product offerings from W. Atlee Burpee & Co. offers a glimpse into the future of home gardens across all growing zones. (PRNewsFoto/W. Atlee Burpee & Co.)

Sneak peek at Burpee's 2015 lineup reveals top garden trends

 What will American home gardeners be growing in 2015? A sneak peek at the new product offerings from W. Atlee Burpee & Co. offers a...

Sep 24, 2014, 18:39 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 4,000,000 Shares of Common Stock

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 4,000,000 shares of common stock at a...

Sep 22, 2014, 16:03 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. Announces Launch of Public Offering of Common Stock

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) announced today that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of 4,000,000 shares of common stock....

Sep 22, 2014, 11:10 ET

Wine Innovator Club W Strips Self-Doubt from Wine Selection Introducing Variety of Small-Lot Wines from $13/Bottle

Club W (www.clubw.com), the groundbreaking wine company leading the direct-to-consumer revolution, today announced $9.5 million in Series A funding...

Sep 18, 2014, 17:10 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.94 per Share

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) reported today that its Board of Directors increased its quarterly cash dividend 4.4% to $0.94 per share, which...

Sep 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

The Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth P.C. announces opening new national and international law division to help businesses transition to and from Arizona.

 The Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth, P.C., a Phoenix, Arizona-based law firm specializing in business law and commercial litigation, has...

Sep 10, 2014, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey completes sale-leaseback transaction with Nokia Solutions Network, a subsidiary of leading global communications and information company Nokia Corporation. The office/R&D facility is located in Krakow, Poland and was acquired for $13 million. (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey Completes Sale-leaseback with Nokia in Poland on Behalf of CPA:17 - 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...