Development Magazine Winter 2011

Finance

Finance

Of REITs: Public and Non-traded 

This has been a bumpy year for publicly-traded REITs, as Philip Hawkins, president and CEO of DCT Industrial Trust, told Development ‘11 attendees at a CEO Insight session. Despite the uncertain environment, DCT has been an active buyer, moving carefully up the risk spectrum as well as selling assets that are less strategic for the company.

From the Archives: Finance Articles from the Previous Issue

Finance

Online Equity Exchange Makes Its Debut 

Imagine a combination of an online dating service, stock exchange and social network, just for commercial real estate. David Libman has imagined it, and as founder and CEO, calls it Globerex, a new online global commercial real estate equity exchange. Its purpose is to enable equity investors to find prospective investments and for commercial real estate sponsors to find equity.