The lively capital raising by REITs in the public markets did a lot to ease the threat of maturing loans in 2009 and beyond. Equity offerings and unsecured debt brought in a total of $28.3 billion to strengthen REITs' balance sheets, according to this report. That total included 59 stock offerings and 30 unsecured debt offerings. Most of the proceeds were used to reduce debt.

Full Story:

Related Summaries