Data Center REIT Digital Realty to acquire DuPont Fabros in $7.6 Billion Transaction

June 09, 2017 · reit.com

Digital Realty Trust, Inc.(NYSE: DLR) said June 9 it plans to acquire fellow data center REIT DuPont Fabros(NYSE: DFT) in an all-share transaction valued at approximately $7.6 billion.

The two companies said the combined organization is expected to provide the most comprehensive product offering in the data center sector.

NAREIT Announces 2017 Investor CARE Awards

June 06, 2017 · reit.com
2017 Investor CARE Awards

The winners of NAREIT’s 2017 Investor CARE Awards, which honor excellence in communications and reporting to shareholders, were announced on June 6 in New York at REITWeek 2017: NAREIT’s Investor Forum.

REITs Move Lower in May

June 02, 2017 · reit.com

REIT returns lost ground in May and lagged the broader market, as investors remained cautious on several fronts, market watchers said.

The total returns of the FTSE NAREIT All REITs Index fell 0.2 percent in May, while the S&P 500 posted a return of 1.4 percent. Total returns of the FTSE/NAREIT All Equity REITs Index dropped 0.1 percent in May. The total return of the FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REIT Index fell 1.3 percent. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note dropped 10 basis points for the month.