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Fidelity: REITs Still Good Long-Term Buy
Fidelity: REITs Still Good Long-Term Buy
Following a strong rebound in 2009, REITs remain an attractive long-term investment option, according to the asset managers at Fidelity.
Weyerhaeuser to Elect REIT Status
Weyerhaeuser to Elect REIT Status

Forest products purveyor Weyerhaeuser Company announced Dec. 15 that it intends to elect REIT status.

Development Pipelines Still Trickling
Development Pipelines Still Trickling

Development itself is not an indicator of a particularly strong or weak economic or real estate market. Companies have many strategic reasons for ramping up or slowing down their development pipelines.

Q&A with Michael Hudgins, VP and Global REIT Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Q&A with Michael Hudgins, VP and Global REIT Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management

The financial crisis and ensuing fall-out has left some institutional investors wondering whether it still makes sense to invest in REITs. The answer is a resounding yes, according to Michael Hudgins, global REIT strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

Analysis: CRE Mortgage Defaults Tick Up, Setting 16-Year High
Analysis: CRE Mortgage Defaults Tick Up, Setting 16-Year High

The default rate on commercial real estate mortgages held by banks climbed to 3.40 percent in the third quarter of 2009, up from 2.88 percent the quarter before, according to an analysis published on Dec. 1 by Real Estate Econometrics.

The Modern REIT Odyssey: Act 2
The Modern REIT Odyssey: Act 2

As the U.S. REIT industry closes the door on 2009 and heads into 2010 things certainly seem to be fully operational, even if all circuits aren't functioning perfectly just yet.

Vornado CEO Mike Fascitelli Offers Rare Glimpse Into One of REIT Industry's Biggest Names
Vornado CEO Mike Fascitelli Offers Rare Glimpse Into One of REIT Industry's Biggest Names
In May, Mike Fascitelli, CEO of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO), began the unenviable task of trying to fill the shoes of one of the commercial real estate industry's legends, Steven Roth. As part of a long-standing succession strategy, Roth ceded the Chief Executive title to Fascitelli, but he remains an active Chairman.
Robinson: CRE Investors Want to Avoid "Catching a Falling Knife"
Robinson: CRE Investors Want to Avoid "Catching a Falling Knife"

Scott Robinson spoke with REIT.com about some of the trends in the behavior of REIT stocks relative to the commercial property market, as well as what lies ahead for publicly traded commercial real estate.

CPPI Hits 7-Year Low
CPPI Hits 7-Year Low
The Moody's/REAL Commercial Property Price Index (CPPI) dropped 3.9 percent in September, marking a seven-year low for the Index.

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