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VEREIT pays $85M to settle accounting scandal class-action suits
October 02, 2018 04:45PM
VEREIT continues to settle accounts with its past. The firm, which was embroiled in a 2014 accounting scandal under former chief Nicholas Schorsch, agreed...
Columbia Property Trust hires advisor following takeover offer
September 06, 2018 04:30PM
Columbia Property Trust has sought an advisor after the real estate investment trust was approached by multiple companies for an acquisition. The Atlanta-based firm,...
Forest City’s chief development officer leaves company
September 04, 2018 01:00PM
Forest City Realty Trust’s chief development officer Ronald Ratner is leaving the company, the real estate investment trust announced in a filing with the...
Why Canadian retail REITs are “hitting the jackpot”
June 16, 2018 09:00AM
Retail REITs are catching a break via seemingly counter-intuitive circumstances. According to the Financial Post, Canadian REITs such as RioCan, SmartCentres and Choice Properties...
For second year, major Hong Kong REIT buys back shares
June 09, 2018 09:16AM
The announcement that one of the region’s largest REITs is buying back shares again, comes after the company sold 17 malls for nearly $3...
How REITs are making it work
May 29, 2018 12:30PM
Now more than ever, REITs in the retail space are being forced to raise their game — or run for cover. Since January, Claire’s,...
M&A activity provides boost to REIT sector
May 15, 2018 04:00PM
A recent spate of mergers in U.S. real estate investment trusts has some investors giving the underperforming sector another look. March posted a total...
Please, won’t someone just buy some real estate stocks?
April 27, 2018 09:30AM
Investors do not seem to be feeling real estate investment trusts these days, but they still love private real estate funds. REITs are trading...
New tax law could spur REITs to become regular corporations
April 25, 2018 11:20AM
Real estate investment trusts may want to take advantage of the new lower corporate tax rate by becoming regular corporations. Jason Wolf and Ryan...
Vets from LNR Property, Canyon Partners join forces to create new REIT
April 10, 2018 02:00PM
Real estate vets Jonathan Roth, Toby Cobb and Justin Kennedy are joining forces to form a new commercial real estate lender called 3650 REIT....
Brookfield’s deal for GGP is a cloud hanging over the mall sector: analysts
March 27, 2018 01:20PM
What a difference 104 days make. When Europe’s largest publicly traded mall landlord agreed to pay $15.7 billion in December to acquire Westfield Corp.,...
Landlords in “nuclear arms race” to upgrade buildings: Ric Clark
March 20, 2018 02:15PM
Now that a real estate developer-turned-president is trying to broker peace with North Korea, it’s only fitting that the language of nuclear proliferation is...
Ladies first: REITs with female board members do better than their all-male counterparts
March 08, 2018 10:00AM
If you want to have a successful real estate investment trust, it would help to include women on the board. A new study from...
Blackstone Mortgage Trust grows portfolio to record $11B
February 14, 2018 11:15AM
Blackstone Mortgage Trust grew its loan portfolio by 16 percent to a record $11.1 billion amid strong lending in 2017. The mortgage real estate...
Why savvy real estate investors are looking at mid-level malls
February 13, 2018 09:30AM
High dividends have some investors taking a second look at “class B” shopping centers. Due to falling share prices, mall operators’ dividends have increased...
REITs had a bad week amid market volatility
February 09, 2018 04:25PM
The new year has gone from bad to worse for real estate investment trust investors, as share prices fell amid global market volatility this...
St. Regis resort in Aspen to become first U.S. single-asset REIT
February 07, 2018 12:45PM
Elevated Returns’ St. Regis Aspen Resort hotel is set to become the first single-asset real estate investment trust traded on a U.S. stock exchange....
The stock market is booming. So why are REIT shares falling?
January 24, 2018 11:00AM
Does no one like real estate investment trusts anymore? While the overall stock market is surging, real estate investment trusts are the odd one...
Forest City’s head of construction to take over Brooklyn office
January 15, 2018 11:15AM
Robert Sanna, head of construction at Forest City New York, is taking over the company’s Brooklyn office once CEO MaryAnne Gilmartin steps down this...
Could Unibail’s Westfield deal pressure Simon Property Group to make a big buy?
December 20, 2017 07:00AM
UPDATED, Dec 22, 9:54 a.m.: Unibail-Rodamco’s $15.7 billion bid to buy Westfield Corp. has the market buzzing about whether or not Simon Property Group will...
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