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Bill Stoller

Benzinga Contributor

About

Sitting and writing at the corner of Main St. & Wall St. where real estate often intersects with trends in: technology, retailing, office/industrial, residential, healthcare, energy infrastructure & green initiatives. Currently covering breaking news and actionable ideas REIT ideas for Benzinga.com "REIT Beat." REIT analysis articles are now on Seeking Alpha. Recent Select Freelance contributor for Motley Fool, writing about REITs and real estate topics for the Financial Bureau. I have over 25 years of experience as a: developer of institutional quality office and industrial facilities, general contractor, homebuilder, managing general partner for private limited partnerships, and have performed consulting and transactional real estate services for others, including entitlements for planned commercial/office/industrial developments.
August 21, 2015 8:34 AM
Land owners in San Francisco are once again striking it rich, but this time it's developers with entitled land who are sitting on the gold mines ...
August 19, 2015 3:27 PM
On Tuesday, UBS Global Research analysts Jeremy Metz and Russ Nussbaum published research notes focused on the bevy of recent activity in U.S. institu ...
August 18, 2015 4:13 PM
Many long-term investors who own shares of blue-chip healthcare REIT Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) may not follow events on a daily basis; Ventas has been ...
August 18, 2015 1:20 PM
Residential Investor One (RIO) aims to save members money on contractors, construction materials and professional services, as well as providing them ...
August 17, 2015 11:49 AM
Data center REITs provide a home for cloud computing, wireless data, media content, financial records and many other critical enterprise applications. ...
August 15, 2015 11:02 AM
Last Wednesday, CoStar Group Inc (NASDAQ: CSGP)'s Randyl Drummer published an article detailing how the lack of supply of light industrial space in th ...
August 14, 2015 11:10 AM
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst Bob Peck on Thursday published a research note, "Leadership Position and Post Merger Potential Intact," ...
August 13, 2015 2:57 PM
Cowen & Company analyst James Sullivan on Wednesday published a research note, "Differentiated Strategy Justifies Premium Multiple," i ...
August 12, 2015 7:42 PM
On August 12, UBS Global Research analyst Susan Maklari published a research report focused on drivers for U.S. new home sales, as well as updating ...
August 12, 2015 7:32 PM
Interest rate concerns appear to be overblown and already baked into the share prices for these two residential agency mREITs. On August 12, Nomur ...
August 12, 2015 5:08 PM
Data center REITs sit squarely at the intersection of real estate and technology. On August 11, QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE: QTS) Chief Investment ...
August 11, 2015 11:21 AM
While there is plenty of data on new housing starts -- an important economic indicator -- up until now there has been little information available on ...
August 10, 2015 3:41 PM
"Crowdfunding will be the source of funding for the city of the future." -- CEO Rodrigo Niño Prodigy Network and its affiliates h ...
August 10, 2015 1:46 PM
On August 6, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch analyst Craig Schmidt published a research note upgrading shopping center REIT DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR) from ...
August 07, 2015 4:22 PM
It is a difficult task to regain the trust of shareholders who have been misled in the past. On Thursday, new CEO Glenn Rufrano hosted the inaugural V ...
August 07, 2015 12:22 PM
On Thursday, Morgan Stanley analyst Simon Flannery published a report titled "Upgrading AMT, Overweight All 3 Towers as We Look Ahead to 2016," lookin ...
August 06, 2015 3:05 PM
Canaccord Genuity analyst Ryan Meliker initiated coverage on select-service lodging REIT Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE: INN) with a Buy rating a ...
August 06, 2015 1:27 PM
On Wednesday, Northstar Realty Finance Corp (NYSE: NRF) announced that long-time CEO David Hamamoto would be stepping down to take on the newly create ...
August 05, 2015 4:35 PM
SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ: SCTY) and ILIOSSON, S.A. de C.V. on Wednesday announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for SolarCity to ...
August 03, 2015 3:58 PM
On Sunday, Goldman Sachs analyst Steven Kent published a research note lowering brokerage giant Realogy Holdings Corp (NYSE: RLGY) to Neutral and remo ...
August 03, 2015 12:14 PM
Last Thursday, Canaccord Genuity analyst Ryan Meliker published a report titled "Opportunity knocks: Risk reward skew is very attractive," and reitera ...
August 03, 2015 11:25 AM
Last Friday, Cowen and Company analyst Thomas Champion published a report downgrading Zillow Group Inc (NASDAQ: Z) from Market Perform to Underperform ...
August 01, 2015 9:58 AM
On July 30, Credit Suisse analyst Ian Weissman published a research note, "Cheap Stock But Too Much Noise to Warrant an OP Rating," downgr ...
July 31, 2015 1:00 PM
On Thursday after the close of trading, global data center REIT Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR) hosted a conference call to discuss Q2 earnings ...
July 30, 2015 1:46 PM
Wireless tower giant American Tower Corp (NYSE: AMT) is on track to own and operate 100,000 cell towers by the end of 2015, both U.S. and internationa ...
July 29, 2015 3:20 PM
REIT earnings season is now in full swing, with most investors and analysts highly focused on quarterly results and updated guidance. While it would b ...
July 29, 2015 1:33 PM
On Monday, Deutsche Bank analyst Vin Chao published a research note on QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE: QTS) reinstating the data center REIT as a Buy prio ...
July 29, 2015 8:40 AM
Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc (NYSE: BXMT) on Tuesday released its earnings presentation for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 after the market closed ...
July 28, 2015 7:29 AM
Morgan Stanley analyst Vikram Malhotra on July 23 published a research note, "Picking Triple Nets In A Tough Field" and readjusted ratings ...
July 27, 2015 5:29 PM
On July 27, BMO Capital Markets analyst John P. Kim published a research note, "Talking About a Resolution," upgrading healthcare (HC) REI ...