The first half of 2009 was characterized by substantial, highly discounted rescue rights issues among U.K. real estate companies, at a time when the industry was close to its bottom.
Shopping center REIT Regency Centers has been named to Jacksonville Magazine's list of "Top Companies That Care."
The Moody's/REAL Commercial Property Price Index (CPPI) edged 1.0 percent in November 2009, the first increase in more than a year.
The 96 private equity real estate funds worldwide raised $40.6 billion last year, according to a report from Preqin, a firm that specializes in alternative asset investment research.
Edward H. Linde, co-founder and CEO of Boston Properties, has died as a result of complications from pneumonia, the company announced Jan. 10.
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.