Merger creates only pure play, West Coast multifamily REIT.
CEO Michael Carroll says he anticipates broad pipeline of projects post-IPO.
Creating new publicly traded REIT known as SpinCo.
Positive factors offset by continued high leverage, slow economy.
WDC to restructure international, Australia/New Zealand assets.
Institutional interest in REITs remains strong, according to report.
Mall pioneer founded GGP with brother in early 1950s.
Received $125 million from inaugural federal bond guarantee program.
Prologis CEO honored for "innovation, financial success and personal commitment."
Inflow of assets from non-traded segment.