Niche REIT sectors attract growing volume of investment

12/31/2012 | Investor's Business Daily

More investors are moving into erstwhile "niche" REIT sectors such as self-storage and student housing. These sectors have yielded better returns than equity REITs in general. These sectors "produce yields that are 150 to 200 basis points higher than traditional property segments, so there is a very attractive risk-return proposition," says Christopher Merrill, CEO of Harrison Street Real Estate Capital.

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