Standard & Poor’s announced that Health Care REIT Inc. (NYSE:HCN) will replace Sovereign Bancorp Inc.(NYSE:SOV) in the S&P 500. Standard & Poor’s Announces Changes to U.S. Indices [.pdf] Sovereign is […]

NAREIT has collected a bunch of information and sites under one umbrella site: (Watch out for the music on the opening page!) According to SmartBrief: “ replaces the existing […]

While commercial property owners are worried about property market, much of the commercial property market remains stable or strong. In contrast, the residential market is still spiraling down and take […]

In another sign that the commercial real estate sector is not in the same trouble as the residential sector, many REITs still have good ratings from S&P. According to Business […]

The latest issue of Goodwin Procter’s REsource magazine has been released. Here are the articles in this issue: Green Building: Now on Firm Footingby Rachael Simonoff Wexler and Shahrzad Mostofi […]

Arleen Jacobius of reports on institutional investors entering into joint ventures with REITs to as an alternative to direct real estate investments: Joint Ventures Emerging as New Vehicle for […]

The NAREIT Annual Convention was held in Las Vegas on November 14-16. Webcasts of the presentations are available on the NAREIT website: Gil Menna of Goodwin Procter LLP moderated […]