Mid-America Apartment Communities

MAA to Buy Post Properties
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MAA to Buy Post Properties

REIT MAA has agreed to buy Post Properties for nearly $3.9 billion in an all-stock... More

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Niche Assets Climb the Rankings of 2014's Top 50 Owners

Low-income, student housing, and military holdings are helping some companies make their mark on this year’s owners list. More

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Bigger is Better For This Year's Top 50 Managers

The largest companies are at the top, and growing, for a reason: In the dog-eat-dog third-party ­management space, bigger is often better. More

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MAA and Colonial: A Tale of Two REITs MAA and Colonial: A Tale of Two REITs

While these neighborly REITs began life with similar footprints and trajectories, they took very different paths in the years ahead. And today, one owns the other, combining to form the industry’s second-largest REIT, eclipsed only by Equity Residential. More

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Eat, Pray, Merge: An Inside Look at the Essex-BRE Deal

A dinner with investors in November may have nudged BRE Properties to join forces with Essex Property Trust. More

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Multifamily Heavyweights Debate GSE Reform

Five of the multifamily industry's top CEOs weighed in on the fate of the government-sponsored enterprises during the CEO Power Panel at this year's Multifamily Executive Conference. More

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Opportunity Knocks: CEOs Discuss Buying and Selling in 2014

Is now the time to sell? Three of the industry's top CEOs—Tom Bozzuto, Tom Toomey and Eric Bolton—explain if they plan to be net buyers or sellers in 2014. More

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Top 10 Apartment REITs

After acquiring about 60 percent of the Lehman Brothers’ Archstone portfolio, Equity Residential is estimated to have about $36.2 billion in assets, according to a list compiled by Green Street Advisors. More

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REITs Provide Help to Developers, Benefit from Returns

Last fall, two REITs, not known for being apartment builders, announced construction deals in Tennessee. Analysts expect more such deals in the future. REITs can provide a much-needed equity injection for a struggling developer, but it can also pay off huge dividends for the REITs, who are seeing strong competition for Class A assets. More

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Smaller REITs See Transactions Pick Up

Earlier this year, it was companies like Chicago-based Equity Residential, Palo Alto, Calif.-based Essex Properties Trust, and Alexandria, Va.-based AvalonBay Communities that were announcing the larger transactions. Though their smaller REIT brethren were active making some deals, it seems that recently, transactions by the little guys have picked up. More

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