RICHARD IMPERIALE is President and founder of Uniplan, Inc., and its affiliates, a Milwaukee, Wisconsin--based investment advisory firm that manages and advises over $300 million in client accounts. Uniplan specializes in providing clients with consistently superior risk-adjusted returns managing equity, balanced, and specialty portfolios. In addition, Uniplan is the investment advisor to the Forward Uniplan Real Estate Investment Fund.
PART ONE: REAL ESTATE AS AN ASSET CLASS.
Chapter 1. Characteristics of Real Estate as an Investment.
Chapter 2. A Brief History of Real Estate Investment Trusts.
Chapter 3. REITs as an Asset Class.
Chapter 4. REITs as a Portfolio Diversification Tool.
Chapter 5. Integrating REITs into an Investment Portfolio.
PART TWO: REAL ESTATE ECONOMICS AND ANALYSIS.
Chapter 6. Real Estate Market Characteristics.
Chapter 7. Real Estate Development.
Chapter 8. Partnerships and Joint Ventures.
Chapter 9. Analyzing REITs.
Chapter 10. Advanced Financial REIT Topics.
PART THREE: DYNAMIC TRENDS AND REITs.
Chapter 11. Residential REITs.
Chapter 12. Manufactured Home Community REITs.
Chapter 13. Office REITs.
Chapter 14. Industrial REITs.
Chapter 15. Retail REITs.
Chapter 16. Hotel REITs.
Chapter 17. Health Care REITs.
Chapter 18. Self-Storage REITs.
Chapter 19. Specialty, Diversified, and Mortgage REITs.