Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)


  • Australia’s Storage King Considers REIT Potential
    Before going public in Australia, Storage King may pursue a listing in Britain, where it has 20 stores. ...More
    May 3, 2006 Posted in News
  • REITS Surprise Analysts in 2005
    The REIT sector, particularly self-storage, enjoyed unexpected success in 2005 and finished the year on a high note. ...More
    December 12, 2005 Posted in News
  • You Down With OPM?
    Other peoples’ money (OPM) is the key to making commercial real estate yield the greatest return on investment. More important than capitalization rates, revenue management and expense control, cash is king. And never in the modern history of finance has there been a better ...More
    November 1, 2005 RK Kliebenstein Posted in Articles, Development, Finance
  • REIT Industry Celebrates 45 Years
    On Sept. 20, leaders of the real estate investment trust (REIT) industry rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange to commemorate 45 years in service. ...More
    September 26, 2005 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • The Self-Storage REITs
    The self-storage market is experiencing a recent surge in transaction activity involving large and small portfolios. While each of the self-storage REITs is currently trading near its individual 52- week high, these investment trusts have been less active in acquisitions ...More
    February 1, 2004 Marc A. Boorstein Posted in Articles
  • A Discussion of Cap Rates
    During my early career in real estate, I served as a real estate analyst for a major Wall Street institutional investor that was very focused on capitalization (cap) rates and 10-year internal rates of return (which, quite frankly, are only as good as the information and ...More
    February 1, 2003 Matthew T. Pipkin Posted in Articles, Finance
  • The Northwest
    This month's travels take us to the Northwest. The group we interviewed seems to be seeing a decrease in the effects of the recession, confirming the self-storage industry has once again eluded the fate that befalls other types of real estate. Let's hear what the local ...More
    April 1, 2002 Michael L. McCune Posted in Articles
  • Self-Storage Facilities Gain New Respect
    Self-Storage Facilities Gain New Respect By Aziz Khan Six short years ago, many owners of self-storage facilities felt like the Rodney Dangerfields of commercial real estate. Stigmatized as owners of the physically unattractive, sub-investment-grade developments no one ...More
    January 1, 1999 Aziz Khan Posted in Articles, Development
  • Inside Self-Storage Magazine 10/98: ONE on ONE With Ron Raboud
    ONE on ONE An Interview With Ron Raboud President, Rabco Corp. Ocoee, Fla. Ron Raboud is president of Rabco Corp., a full-service contracting company specializing in self-storage. Based in Ocoee, Fla., the company focuses on all aspects of self-storage construction, ...More
    October 1, 1998 Posted in Articles
  • Talk the Talk
    The REIT Rat Race Strategies in selling to a self-storage REIT By Peter Jenkins The developer hangs up the phone having just been in an exploratory dialogue with the CEO of a self-storage real-estate investment trust (REIT) that would like to purchase the discussed ...More
    September 1, 1998 Peter Jenkins Posted in Articles