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REITs Cap Off Strong 2009

REITs saw a strong recovery and year-end performance in 2009. The FTSE/NAREIT All REITs Index increased 6.43 percent in December, bringing 2009 total returns to 27.45 percent.

Mike Kirby on Benefits of Low Leverage

Green Street Advisors Chairman Mike Kirby looks at the reasons why REITs should maintain low levels of leverage.

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.
Impact of Rising Commercial Propert Prices

Green Street's Mike Kirby discusses a rise in commercial property prices and what it means for REITs.

Leupp: REITs Offer Institutional Investors Opportunities

Jay Leupp, president of Grubb & Ellis - Alesco Global Advisors, looks at the opportunities REITs provide institutional investors.

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

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

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.

BMO: Sectors to Watch in 2010

BMO Capital Markets analysts share their views on what sectors to watch for in 2010.

Neuberger Berman: 2010 Investment Prospects

Neuberger Berman Real Estate Fund managers look at investment prospects for 2010.


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