At this time of year commercial real estate executives and investment funds usually look back at how the REIT sector fared in terms of mergers and acquisitions. The outcome in 2016 was mixed, and fell short of generating excitement among shareholders and profitable outcomes for companies.
Regency Centers and Equity One announced a deal worth $12 billion that is expected to create the largest REIT in the grocery-anchored shopping center space when it closes later this year.. . . more