Massive Archstone IPO Signals REIT Listing Rebound

Law360, New York (November 20, 2012, 7:42 PM EST) -- Investors looking for stable assets are flocking in ever larger numbers to real estate investment trusts for low interest rates and high dividends, experts say, giving companies like Archstone, which filed for the largest-ever commercial REIT initial public offering Monday, the push they need to list.

While it's too soon to label it a boom, real estate attorneys say, a growing number of REITs have launched their shares in initial public offerings over the last several months as the overall market continued to stabilize and demand...
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