The REIT market barely moved in 2013, explains Gregg Fisher, CIO of Gerstein Fisher. However the REITs are up roughly 10 percent year-to-date, and "investors should diversify globally."» Read More
*Inland Diversified to get between 1.650 -1.707 Kite Realty shares. *Kite Realty to sell Inland's multi-family assets. Feb 10- Kite Realty Group Trust said it would buy Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust Inc for $1.2 billion in stock to boost its shopping center portfolio and help it enter new markets in the United States.
Feb 10- Kite Realty Group Trust, an operator of community shopping centers, said it would buy Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust Inc for about $1.2 billion in stock. The deal would allow Kite Realty to enter markets including Westchester, New York, Bayonne, New Jersey, Las Vegas, Virginia Beach and Salt Lake City.
John Kernan, Cowen & Co. vice president, discusses if turning retailers like Sears and J.C. Penney into a REIT-like entity is an alternative.
Amazon's desire to move products closer to customers has heated up the development of warehouses. Other retailers may follow suit.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports there is growing demand for warehouses from smaller businesses. Olick looks at how to play the "warehouse game."
Prospects of rising interest rates have dampened demand for real estate trusts globally, but they may see a resurgence in Australia, Morgan Stanley said.
Singapore keeps churning out new REIT listings, but with rates heading higher and the trusts' asset sizes getting smaller, is there much value left?
Alexandria Real Estate Equities founder, chairman and CEO Joel Marcus discuss its firm's success, and how rising yields impact its dividend.
Alexandria Real Estate Equities founder, chairman and CEO Joel Marcus discuss real estate demand in the biotech industry.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports Blackstone is closing its very first loans to other investors to buy single family homes as rentals. Tom Barrack, Colony Capital founder, Chairman and CEO, provides perspective.
Predicting the next hot plays in real estate, with the FMHR traders and Tom Barrack, Colony Capital founder, chairman and CEO.
Tom Barrack, founder and and CEO of Colony Capital, says the real estate sector is a cost of capital play.
*Dividend estimated at 50 cents/ share in first year. Dec 13- Simon Property Group Inc, the largest owner of U.S. malls and outlet centers, will spin off its strip malls and smaller shopping centers into a publicly traded REIT to focus on its larger retail properties.
Dec 9- Essex Property Trust Inc, a manager of residential properties on the U.S. West Coast, offered to buy BRE Properties Inc for about $4.48 billion in stock and cash. They have risen 11 percent to close at $59.34 on Friday after Bloomberg reported on Dec. 4 that Essex had offered to buy the real estate investment trust for about $5 billion.
Oct 30- Shares of Brixmor Property Group Inc, a shopping center company owned by Blackstone Group LP, rose as much as 4 percent in their market debut, valuing the real estate investment trust at about $6.1 billion. The REIT raised $825 million on Tuesday after its initial public offering was priced at $20 per share, the mid-point of the range.
American Realty Capital Properties buys Cole Real Estate for $11.2 billion to create the largest net-lease REIT in the United States.
Oct 23- American Realty Capital Properties said it would buy Cole Real Estate Investments for $11.2 billion to create the largest net-lease real estate investment trust in the United States. American Realty said it would offer 1.0929 of its shares or $13.82 in cash for each Cole share.
Oct 23- American Realty Capital Properties said it would buy Cole Real Estate Investments for $11.2 billion to create the largest net lease real estate investment trust. American Realty said it would offer 1.0929 of its shares or $13.82 in cash for each Cole share.
Oct 17- Darden Restaurants Inc, parent of the Olive Garden and Red Lobster chains, should break itself up and explore spinning off its real estate properties, activist investor Barington Capital Group said.
Oct 17- Olive Garden and Red Lobster parent Darden Restaurants Inc should break itself up and explore spinning off its real estate properties, activist investor Barington Capital Group said in a letter on its website on Thursday.