European Retail REIT Unibail-Rodamco to Acquire Westfield for $16 Billion

December 12, 2017 · reit.com

Unibail-Rodamco (PAR: UL:PA) said Dec. 12 it reached an agreement with Westfield Corp. (ASX: WFD) to acquire the Australian mall operator in a deal valued at approximately $16 billion.

FTSE Nareit All REITs Index Up 2.6% in November

December 01, 2017 · reit.com

REITs moved higher in November as activity in the retail real estate sector boosted overall market performance, according to analysts.

The total returns of the FTSE Nareit All REITs Index gained 2.6 percent in November, while the S&P 500 posted a total return of 3.1 percent. For the first 11 months of 2017, total returns of the FTSE Nareit All REITs Index gained 9.4 percent, while the S&P 500 returned 20.5 percent.

REIT CEOs Stress Importance of Emergency Preparedness

November 14, 2017 · reit.com
REITworld 2017 general session

REIT CEOs participating in a REITworld 2017 panel stressed the importance of emergency preparedness and communication in the wake of natural disasters.