REITs Booming In Data Storage, Billboards, Casinos, Prisons And More

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"On the whole, Specialty REITs are posting hefty dividend yields and most have reported robust price appreciation this year." ‒ Susan Persin, Director of Research, Trepp Inc.

--- Editor's note: This story originally appeared on NEW YORK CITY — They may lack the name recognition enjoyed by Ventas Inc. in the health care sector or General Growth Properties in retail. But among equity real estate investment trusts, the specialty category represents one of the best-performing sectors. Trepp Inc., an information provider for…