Demand for apartments remains strong, thanks in part to echo-boomers.
Ventas' Debra Cafaro and others share keys to a successful merger.
Winners include Host, Regency and Vornado.
Dr. Doom's improved outlook still contains plenty of gloom.
Litt of Land and Buildings says results a positive sign for industry.
Majority of retail REITs reported meeting or beating first quarter estimates.
Michael Farrell says restructuring of mortgage market should benefit REITs.
Demand for affordable multifamily housing grows.
Deloitte says REITs helping to lead the recovery.
Cohen & Steers white paper spotlights emerging market real estate securities.