Valuations are up 40 percent from the market low.
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Tenants look for quality, security and efficiency.
The industry's rebound has been a slow one.
Conference attendees expressed high expectations for REIT returns.
Global investors will start to broaden their horizons.
MAA's new brand represents growth.
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Thousands of government buildings will be sold under new White House initiative.
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