• NYSE stocks posting largest percentage increases Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Glimcher Realty Trust rose 29.8 percent to $13.75. PBF Logistics LP rose 11.0 percent to $27.55.

  • Sept 16- Shopping center operator Washington Prime Group will buy smaller peer Glimcher Realty Trust for about $2.06 billion, its biggest deal since being spun off from Simon Property Group Inc in May.

  • Mall mashup: Washington Prime to buy Glimcher Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Washington Prime Group Inc., which spun off from mall operator Simon Property Group earlier this year, said Tuesday that it is buying rival Glimcher Realty Trust. Washington Prime that it will pay $14.20 in cash and stock for each share of Glimcher, a 34 percent premium from its closing price of $10.59 Monday.

  • Sept 16- Washington Prime Group, a retail real estate investment trust, said it would buy Glimcher Realty Trust in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $4.3 billion, including debt.

  • Cramer: REIT-mania extends to gymnasium Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 6:55 PM ET

    There are timber REITs, apartment REITs, hospital REITs, retail REITs and now a gym REIT. Really.

  • MEXICO CITY/ SAO PAULO, Sept 4- Macquarie Group Ltd's Mexican real investment trust could raise most of the $415 million in a stock offering planned for this month from foreign investors, a sign that appetite for property assets in the country is swelling, two sources with direct knowledge of the transaction said.

  • Scottsdale, Arizona- based Store Capital buys real estate from large tenants, such as chain restaurants, supermarkets and health clubs, and leases the properties back to the tenants. Reuters reported in July that Store Capital had hired banks to explore a potential offering that could raise $300 million to $500 million and value the company at about $2 billion.

  • Summer surge for apt. stocks: Are they overheated? Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:19 AM ET
    Contractors work on construction of a new apartment building in downtown Seattle.

    So far this year apartment REITs are up 29 percent, more than triple the S&P 500. But is a bubble looming?

  • Is Singapore driving away property investors? Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 10:57 PM ET

    Property plays are near and dear to Singapore's heart, but one manager doesn't think the city-state is particularly friendly to real-estate investors.

  • Forget Japan's shrinking growth: Property looks hot Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:45 PM ET

    Despite weak data spurring doubts over whether Japan's economy is really recovering, property investors remain keen on the market.

  • Should yield chasers worry about Singapore REITs? Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Singapore's REITs have steadily advanced this year as predictions of higher interest rates went awry, but will yield-chasers stick with the shares?

  • Aug 13- Health Care REIT Inc said it would buy Canada's HealthLease Properties Real Estate Investment Trust in a deal valued at $950 million, including debt, to expand its presence in senior housing and post-acute care segments. In June, Health Care's rival Ventas Inc said it would buy American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust Inc for about $2.6 billion.

  • Aug 13- Health Care REIT Inc said it would buy Canada's HealthLease Properties Real Estate Investment Trust in a deal valued at $950 million, including debt, to expand its presence in senior housing and post-acute care segments.

  • Health Care REIT to buy HealthLease for $950 mln Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:06 AM ET

    Aug 13- Health Care REIT Inc said it had agreed to acquire Canada's HealthLease Properties Real Estate Investment Trust in a deal valued at $950 million. Health Care REIT will pay C $14.20 in cash for each HealthLease share, which represents a premium of 31 percent to HealthLease's Monday closing.

  • Boost for India's dilapidated real estate market Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 5:33 AM ET
    Indian labourers work at the upcoming power sub station at the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City) on the outskirts of Gandhinagar, some 30 kms from Ahmedabad on June 26, 2014.

    Indian infrastructure and real estate is set for a boost after the nation's securities regulator approved the creation of REITs and IITs.

  • DoubleLine's Gundlach: Short homebuilder ETFs now Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 5:47 PM ET
    DoubleLine Capital CEO Jeffrey Gundlach speaks at the Bloomberg Markets 50 Summit in New York.

    Home ownership rates in will likely fall to levels last seen in the 1980s as millennials wait longer to form households, DoubleLine's Gundlach said.

  • CenturyLink Inc shares were up 8 percent, AT&T Inc was up 3 percent and Verizon Communication Inc rose 2 percent. "Given the IRS approval, we expect other companies may explore the possibility of spinning off their Wireline assets into a similar structure," Jefferies& Co analysts said.

  • *Merck rises as results beat expectations, but Pfizer slips. Windstream Holdings jumped 12.8 percent to $11.88 in its busiest trading day on record after the company filed to spin off assets into a tax-efficient publicly-traded real estate investment trust.

  • Telecom shares rise after Windstream gets REIT approval Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    July 29- Shares of U.S. telecom companies rose after network operator Windstream Holdings Inc said it got regulatory approval to convert some of its assets into a REIT- a tax-efficient structure that could be followed by others.

  • Windstream to spin assets into REIT     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer discuss Windstream's spin-off of assets into a publicly traded REIT.

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