REITs Gaining 26% Ditching Failing Shopping Malls

REITs Gaining 26% Ditching Failing Shopping Malls

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Mall landlords were the second-best-performing U.S. REIT group last year, gaining 26 percent, even as the delinquency rate for retail properties remains close to the April 2011 peak, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.