Basix Hedge News - REITS


Rising cap rates spell bad news for REITs – analyst

Canaccord Genuity analyst Mark Rothschild says capitalization rates are heading up but "quality" assets might be spared from the damage

Loblaw/Shoppers deal seen as positive for some retail REITs

Loblaw’s $12.4-billion offer for Shoppers Drug Mart could make for a more powerful tenant

How to get a 13% hike in your share price: Announce plans to form a REIT

Both Loblaw and Canadian Tire saw their share prices jump after announcing plans to launch a REIT

Loblaw REIT seen as main catalyst for company in 2013

While the retail operations at Loblaw Cos. Ltd. don't appear poised for any major improvements this year, the company's REIT IPO should be a big...

ATM deals on the rise

They’re unusual on two counts: few issuers have put them in place and even fewer have used them. We are referring to so-called 'at-the-market distributions,'...

More acquisitions expected from CAP REIT

Four months into the year, one of the country’s largest apartment landlords looks to be in heavy acquisition mode. “2012 is lining up to be...

REITs without the volatility

There’s something unsettlingly ephemeral about owning stocks and bonds in this era of default and constant volatility, which explains why many investors are thinking of...

More views on Go-Shops

The clock is ticking on the Go-Shop feature that was a key part of the sale of TransGlobe Apartment REIT for $14.25 a share to...

Supply-demand imbalance in Canadian REITs

Manager: Russil Lea, Nicola Wealth Management Fund: NWM Real Estate Fund Description: Seeks to provide stable and growing cash distributions, as well as long-term capital...

Apartment REIT M&A may be on the rise

Merger and acquisition activity in the apartment real estate trust sector could be on the rise in 2012, according to one Bay St. analyst. That...

How To Play It: REIT ETFs

Just like it is with almost all other financial asset classes these days, one of the easiest and most cost effective ways to get access...