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Leupp: REITs Offer Institutional Investors Opportunities

Jay Leupp, president of Grubb & Ellis - Alesco Global Advisors, looks at the opportunities REITs provide institutional investors.

Q&A with Michael Hudgins, VP and Global REIT Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management

The financial crisis and ensuing fall-out has left some institutional investors wondering whether it still makes sense to invest in REITs. The answer is a resounding yes, according to Michael Hudgins, global REIT strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

Analysis: CRE Mortgage Defaults Tick Up, Setting 16-Year High

The default rate on commercial real estate mortgages held by banks climbed to 3.40 percent in the third quarter of 2009, up from 2.88 percent the quarter before, according to an analysis published on Dec. 1 by Real Estate Econometrics.

The Modern REIT Odyssey: Act 2

As the U.S. REIT industry closes the door on 2009 and heads into 2010 things certainly seem to be fully operational, even if all circuits aren't functioning perfectly just yet.

BMO: Sectors to Watch in 2010

BMO Capital Markets analysts share their views on what sectors to watch for in 2010.

Neuberger Berman: 2010 Investment Prospects

Neuberger Berman Real Estate Fund managers look at investment prospects for 2010.

Robinson: CRE Investors Want to Avoid "Catching a Falling Knife"

Scott Robinson spoke with about some of the trends in the behavior of REIT stocks relative to the commercial property market, as well as what lies ahead for publicly traded commercial real estate.

CPPI Hits 7-Year Low
The Moody's/REAL Commercial Property Price Index (CPPI) dropped 3.9 percent in September, marking a seven-year low for the Index.
BMO: Outlook for 2010

BMO Capital Markets look at the hot topics of REITWorld 2009 as well as their outlook for 2010.

Frankel: REITs and Leverage

Merrie Frankel of Moody's says lower leverage will continue to be a key for REITs.


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