Updated Wednesday, September 17, 2014 as of 5:40 PM ET

REITs: Looking Sweet on the Balance Sheet

There's no doubt about it: real estate has taken a beating in the nation's latest economic crisis. Housing prices plunged and in some regions are continuing to slump. Malls across the country still sport a lot of plywood sheets where there used to be shiny plate glass windows. And, in some cities, like the insurance industry capital of Hartford, Conn., entire downtown office complexes are still standing empty.

Get access to this article and thousands more...

All On Wall Street articles are archived after 7 days. REGISTER NOW for unlimited access to all recently archived articles, as well as thousands of searchable stories. Registered Members also gain access to exclusive industry white paper downloads, web seminars, blog discussions, the iPad App, CE Exams, and conference discounts. Qualified members may also choose to receive our free monthly magazine and any of our daily or weekly e-newsletters covering the latest breaking news, opinions from industry leaders, developing trends and growth strategies.

Already Registered?

Comments (0)

Be the first to comment on this post using the section below.

Add Your Comments:
Not Registered?
You must be registered to post a comment. Click here to register.
Already registered? Log in here
Please note you must now log in with your email address and password.

Already a subscriber? Log in here