Thursday, November 1, 2012

Sandy teaches REIT investors a valuable lesson

Yesterday Forbes revealed that REITs own more than 1,600 properties in the areas affected by Sandy. What’s worse yet, though, is that six REITs have 50% or more of their portfolio in the devastated NYC metro area.

In fact, one REIT, Alexander’s Inc.
(ALX) has 100% of its primarily retail portfolio there.

The lesson to be learned: Make sure the REITs you invest in are geographically well diversified.

Click here to read the complete Forbes article.


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