Judge Orders Simon, Taubman to be Trial-Ready by Mid-November

Oakland County, Mich. — The dispute between Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE: SPG) and Taubman Centers Inc. (NYSE: TCO) over a planned merger will move to a mediation phase. James Alexander, a circuit court judge with the state of Michigan,

Michigan’s Agree Realty Receives 87 Percent of May Rent Payments

Bloomfield Hills, Mich. — Agree Realty Corp (NYSE: ADC), a retail real estate investment trust, received rent payments from 87 percent of its tenants in May, according to the company. Agree entered into May deferral agreements with tenants representing approximately

Art Van Furniture Officially Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Warren, Mich. — Art Van Furniture LLC officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Sunday night after announcing Thursday that it would close all of its stores. The Warren-based retailer filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Delaware. In the filing,