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Dec 19, 2014, 07:30 ET
CPA:18 - Global has acquired a single tenant office building and an adjacent multi-tenant high-rise tower in Rotterdam, Netherlands for approximately $86 Million. The two-building complex consists of a six-story low-rise tower and an 11-story high-rise tower, which will be leased to Royal Vopak on a long-term basis.

CPA:18 - Global Announces $86 Million Acquisition of City Center Rotterdam Office Towers

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

Dec 17, 2014, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey Inc. acquires a 362,000 square-foot, light-industrial and distribution center in Opole, Poland for $29.5 million.

W. P. Carey Inc. Acquires $29.5 Million Light-Industrial and Distribution Facility Leased to Polaris

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

Dec 15, 2014, 15:56 ET

Digital Book Award Finalists Exemplify Publishing Excellence; Winners to Be Announced at Digital Book World Conference + Expo, Jan. 13 - 15

 What does excellence in digital publishing look like? Look no further than the finalists in the 2015 Digital Book Awards from Digital Book...

Dec 11, 2014, 16:05 ET
W. P. Carey announces the acquisition of a 182,000 square-foot Class A office building by CPA:17 - Global for approximately $34 million. The facility is located in Plymouth, Minnesota and will be leased to Smiths Medical commencing in February 2015.

W. P. Carey Announces $34 Million Acquisition of Class A Office Building by CPA:17 - Global

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a global net-lease real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in corporate sale-leaseback...

Dec 11, 2014, 15:19 ET

World Tea Expo Showcases 'What's Next' in Tea, May 6 - 8, 2015 in Southern California

World Tea Expo (#WorldTeaExpo or #WTE15), the leading tradeshow focused 100 percent on premium teas and related products, is gearing up for its...

Dec 10, 2014, 16:20 ET

Digital Book World Names 11 Topmost Book Publishing Trends, Opportunities

 A newly published white paper from Digital Book World (DBW), an online educational and news platform, highlights some of the most important...

Dec 10, 2014, 16:15 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.95 per Share

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) reported today that its Board of Directors increased its quarterly cash dividend to $0.95 per share, which equates to...

Dec 08, 2014, 09:30 ET

Sale of J-W Wireline Company to FTS International Provides Opportunities

 J-W Energy Company (J-W Energy), announced today the sale of substantially all of the assets of its wholly owned subsidiary, J-W Wireline...

Dec 04, 2014, 19:07 ET
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W. P. Carey Inc. Awarded EUR 300 Million ($372 Million) Sale-Leaseback by State of Andalusia

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a real estate investment trust and a leading global owner and manager of commercial properties, primarily net leased...

Dec 04, 2014, 14:03 ET

'Can Amazon Be Constrained, and Should They Be?' Asks Panel Session at the Digital Book World Conference + Expo, Jan. 13 - 15, 2015

Sure to be one of the most well-attended and intensely watched sessions at the upcoming Digital Book World Conference + Expo (DBW), "Can...

Nov 26, 2014, 11:45 ET
Infographic: Ebooks Are Hot During the 2014 Holiday Season, According to a Survey

Ebooks Are Hot During the 2014 Holiday Season, According to a Survey

 E-reading devices and ebooks continue to be popular with children, based on the results of a recent survey from PlayCollective and...

Nov 25, 2014, 13:00 ET

North American Tea Championship Demonstrates How Good Packaged Single-Service Teas Can Be

 The North American Tea Championship (NATC) named 11 first-place winners in key categories of its Packaged Single-Service evaluation. The...

Nov 25, 2014, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey announced today that it has completed four acquisitions on behalf of CPA:18 - Global. The total cost of the four acquisitions, which include properties located in Minnesota, Michigan, Georgia and Texas, was approximately $45 million. The property featured in this photo is the MISO facility.

W. P. Carey Announces $45 Million of Investments by CPA:18 - Global

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

Nov 20, 2014, 19:00 ET

J-W Operating Company Announces the Acquisition of Oil and Gas Properties from BHP Billiton

J-W Operating Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of oil and gas properties in Northern Louisiana from BHP Billiton.  The...

Nov 20, 2014, 12:36 ET

Future of Ebooks, Book Business: Five Experts Share Viewpoints

 What's the future of book publishing and ebooks? Five prominent experts from the Digital Book World Conference + Expo (DBW) weigh-in on...

Nov 18, 2014, 07:30 ET
On behalf of CPA:18 - Global, W. P. Carey acquires ATK's office and R&D facility in Plymouth, MN for $43 million.

W. P. Carey Announces $43 Million Office and R&D Facility Acquisition by CPA:18 - Global

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a global net-lease real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in corporate sale-leaseback financing,...

Nov 14, 2014, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey acquires Pratt Industries, Inc.'s manufacturing facility in Ohio for $21 million. Pratt is America's fifth largest corrugated packaging company, whose product offerings include container board, recycled paper, displays and other packaging products.

W. P. Carey Inc. Closes $21 Million Sale-Leaseback of Pratt Industries Manufacturing Facility

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

Nov 12, 2014, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey Inc. completes a 20-year sale-leaseback transaction with Inghams Enterprises Pty. Limited (Inghams) in relation to a portfolio of 31 Australian industrial and agricultural properties for approximately $138 million.

W. P. Carey Inc. Announces $138 Million Acquisition of Inghams' Portfolio of Australian Properties

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

Nov 11, 2014, 08:35 ET

Police Interaction Procedure Guide Teaches Individuals How to Interact Safely With Police While Exercising Their Rights

 "The PIP Guide" (Police Interaction Procedure) is a new resource that educates and gives situational advice/tips on how to interact properly...

Nov 11, 2014, 07:30 ET
On behalf of our managed REIT, CPA:18 - Global, W. P. Carey has acquired a 97% interest in two income-generating multifamily properties in Georgia: Dupont Place Apartments, a 217-unit property located in Tucker and Gentry's Walk, a 227-unit property in Chamblee.

CPA:18 - Global Purchases Two Multifamily Investments Totaling $46 Million in Suburban Atlanta

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a global net-lease real estate investment trust (REIT), announced today that its managed non-traded REIT,...