Developments suggest investors moving away from funds.
REIT making deals in revitalized sections of nation's capital.
DDR the latest to announce new brand identity.
Plans for office space, retail sites, museum moving forward.
Distributions and call-ups may lead to re-investment of capital.
DDR, Glimcher partner in rare transaction.
Deloitte real estate professionals review keys to fundraising.
European real estate sector seeks to improve transparency.
Research illustrates effects on companies exposed to trouble spots.
FTSE NAREIT All REIT Total Returns Index drops 5 percent for month.