Why the retail industry is facing a bankruptcy wave

Revlon makeup products are displayed at a CVS store on August 9, 2018 in Sausalito, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The retail industry is up against a potential wave of bankruptcies following a monthslong slowdown in restructuring activity. There could be an increase in distressed retailers beginning later this year, experts say, as ballooning … Read more

Bel Air mansion flops at auction after being listed at $87.8 million

An over-the-top modern mansion in Bel Air was listed for $87.8 million for an auction this week. But the highest bid came in just under $45.8 million, according to the home’s seller, dermatologist-turned-developer Alex Khadavi. “Horrible, Horrible, Horrible!” was how Khadavi featured the auction results to CNBC. He filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection two … Read more

Mega-mansions suffer massive price cuts at real estate auctions

An aerial view of the grounds of Villa Firenze in Beverly Hills, California. Concierge Auctions When high-priced mega mansions for sale languish on the market — sprawling, flashy and unable to attract a buyer — some owners turn to a double-edged option: a real estate auction. The auction block can move trophy properties with nosebleed-worthy … Read more