More stories about REITs

  • Mid-America Apartment Communities Set to Acquire Colonial Properties Trust

    Mid-America Apartment Communities is poised to acquire Colonial Properties Trust to form the second-largest publicly traded apartment REIT.

  • In Memoriam: AMLI Co-founder John Allen

  • Archstone Inc. Plans for $3.5 Billion Success in IPO

    The performance of the company's IPO will be closely watched as a gauge of how other U.S. real estate companies can do.

  • Are REITs Missing Out on Class C Rent Growth?

    Many of the major apartment REITs are missing out on the booming effective-rent growth among Class C assets, according to October 2012 data from Axiometrics.

  • 5 Most Powerful in Multifamily

    Each of these five individuals has earned a spot on multifamily’s most-powerful list through sheer will and steadfast hard work.

  • Four Takeaways from REITWeek 2012

    Over the years, REITWeek: NAREIT's Investor Forum has supplied a leading indicator of sorts for industry performance as the biggest, most transparent companies in the industry gather a couple of months into peak leasing season and tell investors and analysts what they’re seeing. Here’s what came to...

  • AIMCO Continues Simplification Amid Strong Quarter

    With a large affordable portfolio, a series of joint ventures, and a different financing strategy, AIMCO has always had a slightly different story than its apartment REIT brethren. On Friday’s first quarter earnings call CEO Terry Considine took steps to outline how the Denver-based company plans...

  • MAA Sees Forced Turnovers Add to Bottom Line

    On its first quarter 2012 earnings call on Friday, Memphis-based MAA reported that it closed out the first quarter with the highest funds from operations (FFO) per share performance in its 18 year history.

  • Essex Sees Strong West Coast Performance

    The delicate balance between occupancy and rent increases, a major theme on many REITs’ first-quarter earnings calls, came up again today on the call for Essex Property Trust. Like many of its peers, the Palo Alto, Calif.–based company is dealing with how many units to allow to go vacant so that it...

  • BRE Properties: Certain Markets Continue to See Growth

    San Francisco-based BRE Properties reported continued revenue growth in markets in Southern California, including Los Angeles and Orange County, following a warm West Coast winter.