Non-traditional commercial real estate
Capitalizing on the REIT opportunity
Non-traditional REITs have performed better financially relative to the traditional ones during the past five-year (2007-2011), 10-year (2002-2011), and 20-year period (1992-2011), likely due to the distinctive features of the varied non-traditional REIT sub-sectors. That said, a REIT conversion is a complex process and requires strategic, financial, and operational restructuring to comply with regulations. Learn how you can capitalize on the opportunity.
Traditionally, owners of commercial properties, such as retail, office, industrial, multifamily, hotels, and healthcare, have adopted a real estate investment trust (REIT) structure due to its inherent benefits. Over the past few years, an alternate REIT segment has emerged, comprised of owners of income-producing real estate such as timber, data centers, document storage facilities, cell towers, prisons, and billboards. These companies have opted to convert to a REIT to capitalize on the benefits of the structure, and are classified as “non-traditional” as the underlying assets have different and unique characteristics compared to the owners of traditional properties.
Download this paper to learn about this new segment leveraging the REIT structure and the key strategic and tactical conversion priorities for an REIT conversion.