Case | HBS Case Collection | June 1987 (Revised July 2004)

Textile Corporation Building, The

by William J. Poorvu


Describes the potential acquisition of a downtown office building in Boston through a sealed bid auction. The prospective buyer analyzes in detail all elements of the income and expense statements, calculates the effect of all improvements, and imputes a purchase price on the property.

Keywords: Mergers and Acquisitions; Property; Bids and Bidding; Auctions; Price; Asset Pricing; Real Estate Industry; Boston;


Poorvu, William J. "Textile Corporation Building, The." Harvard Business School Case 387-189, June 1987. (Revised July 2004.)