More stories about REITs

  • REITs Make Their Case

    In an election year, the REITs had a simple message for the more then 1,000 investors gathered at NAREIT’s REIT Investor Week in Chicago: Vote for us.

  • REITs Make Their Case

    In an election year, the REITs had a simple message for more then 1,000 investors gathered at NAREIT’s REIT week in Chicago—vote for us.

  • AvalonBay Boosts Estimates

    AvalonBay Communities made its big announcement before NAREIT's REIT Investor Week in Chicago even began.

  • Associated Estates Caps Busy Month

    Though it may be the smallest apartment REIT, Cleveland-based Associated Estates (AEC) hasn’t been the quietest throughout the past year. In late May, the firm announced its intention to sell 8 million of its common shares. A couple of days later, the REIT announced it earned $114.3 million for...

  • Owners List Sees Little Movement

    The same owners as last year top the charts—but with lower unit counts.

  • UDR Tailors Operations and Assets Toward Gen Y

    Armed with cash from the right-sizing, UDR has been leveraging its balance sheet to beef up its operations, technology infrastructure, green initiatives, and energy management, and ultimately prepare itself to be the ideal property owner and manager for an on-the-go Gen Y renter.

  • REIT Watch: Analysts Cite Highlights from First Quarter Reports

    Most analysts believe that the apartment REITs turned the corner in the first quarter of 2010, citing historically high sequential revenue growth. But that’s not all the analysts saw and heard from the first quarter results and conference calls. Here’s a look at three of the biggest highlights and...

  • Still Looking: Non-traded REITs Seek Buy Opportunities

    After a 16-month run of posting near weekly acquisition gains in what was practically a non-transactional environment, all has been quiet in the non-traded apartment real estate investment trust (REIT) sector for a couple of months. Major non-traded multifamily apartment REITs such as Dallas-based...

  • REITs Turn the Corner, Prepare for Recovery

    As results begin to stream in from the multifamily REITs’ first-quarter earnings reports, the picture that is beginning to emerge indicates a full-fledged recovery—at least for the public apartment firms. Just look at the numbers.

  • Lack of Apartment Transactions Holding up REIT IPOs

    An expected spate of initial public offerings (IPOs) from apartment real estate investment trusts (REITs) has been sluggish, despite capital availability in the equity markets and investor interest in liquidity. The reason? A continued choke hold on the volume of multifamily dispositions already...