Non-US REITs Respond To Growing Investor Demand

Law360, New York (August 9, 2013, 6:17 PM EDT) -- After several years of fits and starts, real estate investment trusts in Canada and Mexico are seeing a spike in interest from investors looking to take advantage of the high yields experienced by their U.S. counterparts, inspiring new REIT structures in both countries, experts say.

REITs have been a common investment vehicle for U.S. investors for more than 50 years, but the structure of buying, holding and monetizing real estate through a REIT tax structure only caught on in the countries to the north and south...
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