Real estate, alternative real assets and other diversions


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Taking Weyerhaeuser to the Woodshed

By Brad Thomas and Michael Boyd Sometimes, you’ve got to switch it up to keep your portfolio properly diversified. That’s why this isn’t the first time we’ve sung the praises of buying into alternative asset classes. When people think of real estate investment trusts (REITs) – if they think of them at all – they tend to conjure images of apartment complexes, shopping centers, and office buildings. To be sure, those are valid investment vehicles with significant diversification... Read More >

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Cranes outlined against the sunset Land-banking is not to blame for the housing crisis Developers have little financial incentive to hold on to land; they do so because of restrictive planning laws
The government has found another way to put off ending the housing crisis: it is to launch a review into land-banking, and is expected to recommend a “use it or lose it” approach. It is the latest in a depressingly long list of Labour Read More >

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