8/9/2010

Mutual funds and ETFs investing in publicly held
commercial real estate companies have been experiencing a rally, posting year-to-date gains of about 17% and returns of almost 40% over the past year, according to Morningstar. REIT operating-level fundamentals are expected to improve over time, which will support earnings growth, says Marc Halle, managing director for Prudential Real Estate Investors.

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