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REIT Magazine Articles

Rob Arnott
Back to Fundamentals with Rob Arnott
Rob Arnott had two passions growing up: investing and astrophysics. However, he claims the choice of which to pursue as a career was made for him.
Ralph Block
The Great Buyback Party

Debate among investors and academics regarding the wisdom of public company buybacks continues.

Names to Note
Campus Crest Communities, Inc. (NYSE: CCG) hired Aaron Halfacre as executive vice president and head of capital markets. Cedar Realty Trust (NYSE: CDR) named Nancy Mozzachio its new COO, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Mozzachio will succeed Brenda Walker, who is retiring at the end of 2014.
James Woodwell
Q&A with Jamie Woodwell, Mortgage Bankers Association

The recession hit all property sectors across the board, but we are seeing the different property types come out of the recession at different paces. Multifamily has recovered the fastest, as the decline in the home ownership rate has led directly to improving fundamentals in the rental markets. 

Names To Note
Equity Commonwealth (NYSE: EQC) named Adam Markman executive vice president, CFO and treasurer. Markman previously served as a managing director of Green Street Advisors, Inc.
Hans Nordby
It’s All Relative

All investing is a relative, not an absolute, game. If the stock market pops by 25 percent in one year and your fund is up 18 percent, you’re sort of a loser. If your fund gains 2 percent and the market loses 20 percent, then you’re a rock star.

Boardwalk REIT
Boardwalk REIT Seeks Quality, Not Quantity, North of the Border

After starting life in 1984 when brothers Sam and Van Kolias purchased a single 16-unit apartment property, Boardwalk REIT has evolved into one of Canada’s major apartment operators, with more than 35,000 units located across the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Quebec.

David Auerbach
David Auerbach of Esposito Securities Shares His Notes from the Street

For those in the know in the real estate investment business, David Auerbach’s daily market commentary has become indispensable reading for many institutions.

Cell phone tower
Crowning Achievement

Infrastructure REIT Crown Castle International aims to enhance the United States’ wireless networks.

Fibras, the REIT equivalent south of the border, set the stage for growth potential
Fibras Get Their Footing

Fibra Inn, one of the new players in the nascent market of publicly traded real estate in Mexico, represents a microcosm of sorts for the rapid growth underway in the broader market. 

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